Wilton® The Gingerbread House of Wonderful Memories
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Wilton® The Gingerbread House of Wonderful Memories

The more the merrier! It’s so easy to create this larger-than-life holiday scene. You can even add your own little touches with candies and icing.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Wilton® Unassembled Giant Gingerbread House
  • Wilton® Cake Boards, 13"x19"
  • Wilton® Spatula
  • Wilton® Fanci-Foil Wrap – Silver
  • Wilton® Fondant Roller, 9"
  • Tape
  • Granulated sugar
  • Scissors
  • Cornstarch
  • Candies

Project Instructions

Assemble house according to included instructions and position on a double-thick cake board covered with silver Fanci-Foil wrap.

Small plastic round tip is used to decorate this entire house.

Ice roof smooth with spatula.

Ice front door 2¼"x3½" high. Outline door and fill in with zig zags (smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch).

Pipe zig zag trim on house and side seams.

Outline windows and curtains, following imprinted window designs. For front lower windows, outline windows and decorate curtains. Decorate scrolls above and below windows and attach miniature colored candies and candy rounds for shutters. On front lower, narrow windows and door, cut candy rounds in half and attach for shutters. Cut one gumdrop jelly ring in half, horizontally, and attach to front door for wreath. Add red candy for doorknob.

Attach green pinwheel candies above front windows with icing. Add colored candies with icing on top of pinwheel candies.

On roof, pipe three rows of upside down "e" motion lines. At intersection section of lines attach colored candies.

Decorate a string garland below each “e” motion line and attach colored candies. Repeat for three rows. Attach candy round at points of string garlands.

To make evergreen trees on house corners, cut green leaves with scissors into small, triangle pieces to resemble evergreen branches. Attach to house from bottom up with icing.

Pipe zig zags on roof eaves and attach red sour candies.

Pipe zig zags on roof peak and attach jelly rings. Attach red sour balls on top of each gumdrop candy ring with icing.

Pipe icicles on eaves and roof sides, and spatula ice base fluffy.


This project compliments the Ever-Fun Evergreen Tree Cookie project.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.