Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

gingerbread cottage kit with fondant decorations

Step 1
Assemble house and let dry according to package directions. 
Step 2
Roll out red and chocolate fondant approximately 1/8" thick. Cut red door and brown awning. Use damp brush to attach to house.  
Step 3
Cut thin strips of red and attach to door for panels on door. Cut thin strip of brown to trim awning. Roll out candy and cut into square for window. Attach with icing. 
Step 4
Use white icing to outline window and pipe dot doorknob. 
Step 5
Roll out candy and cut into rectangles. Attach with icing. Use white icing to outline windows and windowpanes. Attach candy under windows. 
Step 6
Roll out candy and cut squares for windows. Attach with icing. Use white icing to outline windows and windowpanes. Attach candy under windows. Use white icing to pipe scallops under eaves. Attach candy. 
Step 7
Outline house. Use white icing to pipe zigzags at corners of house. 
Step 8
Roll out chocolate fondant approximately 1/8" thick. Cut out circles using large opening of tip 1M. Cover roof panels with circles, working one side at a time. Begin at the bottom edge and up, row by row. Attach circles with damp brush. Overlap and offset rows slightly. Cut strips of fondant and attach to front eaves. Roll a ball of fondant, flatten, and attach at roof peak. 
Step 9
Roll green fondant into cones. Use scissors to cut branches and position around house. 
 
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  • 1 - Wilton® Decorator Preferred™ Fondant – Chocolate (sku 10221705)
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