Gingerbread Ice Castle

4 Materials
2 Hours
A gingerbread ice castle is perfect for a snow queen, entirely edible and fabulously festive! We hope you are inspired by our DIY ice palace made from gingerbread!
To make our gingerbread ice palace, I baked several thick sheets (1/4 in.) of gingerbread on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. I love baking on parchment paper because it's 100% non stick, every time. I cut the gingerbread sheets into shapes while they were still warm, and allowed the shapes to cool and harden overnight. It worked wonderfully!
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Next, I built the structure of the gingerbread ice castle. I used gingerbread triangles to create ice shards and iced each one with homemade whipped egg white frosting. I love egg white frosting because it really sticks gingerbread creations together just like glue.
We picked out some fun candies to decorate our gingerbread ice castle; white marshmallows, white chocolate pretzels, and white mini Kit Kat bars, contrasted with a few brightly colored candies. I kept the candy decorations fairly simple so my 4 year old could help with this fun DIY gingerbread house project.
Our gingerbread ice castle is fit for a snow queen! My little girl had so much fun helping with this Frozen inspired gingerbread palace.
This gingerbread ice castle is completely edible; made from gingerbread shapes held together with whipped egg white frosting. It's a festive architecture delight!
Suggested materials:
  • Homemade Gingerbread   (Any cook book)
  • Whipped Egg White Icing   (Any cook book)
  • Assorted Candies   (Grocery Store)
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Katie Wallace
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