Each Gingerbread house is one of their own, make yours by using this recipe!

Royal Icing recipe:

  • 3 tablespoons of merengue powder
  • 5 tablespoons of warm water
  • 1 tspn of vanilla(favorite extract)
  • 4 cups of sugar


  1. Mix merengue powder, vanilla and water until merengue powder is dissolved.
  2. Add sugar and mix on high(hand mixer) or on a stand mixer medium high speed for 5 minutes until it reaches bright white and has stiff peaks.
  3. Bag up and start decorating!

Learn how to make your own gingerbread house by taking a class at the Gallery in Downtown Tyler Thursday at 1 p.m.