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Harry Potter - The Weasley's Burrow Gingerbread House

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Step 3: Making the Gingerbread Dough

As I mentioned before,  I am giving you the recipe for one single batch, so that if you wanted to use it for something smaller you could go right on ahead and do that.

Gingerbread Recipe for one single batch:

  • 2 stick of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup dark molasses
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 6 1/4 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Mixing the Gingerbread Dough

I used a little hand mixer for some of this, but sometimes it got too much for that! So most of the time I just ended  up doing it with my hands, and boy were they sore by the time I was done!

 Mix together the butter until it’s creamy smooth. Put the sugar into that and mix until it gets kind of fluffy and light. Mix in your eggs one at a time, then add Molasses and

Mix the dry ingredients in a separate large bowl– Flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and Salt.  Little bits at a time, add in the dry mixture to the wet, till you get a nice dough.  Wrap that puppy up, and put it in the refrigerator for 1 – 2 hours. Use this time to reflect or perhaps get inspiration and watch a Harry Potter Film.




ooda552 years ago
Nice illustrations!