How do you put fondant on a gingerbread house?
Hereof, how do you use fondant?
How to Use Fondant
- Lightly dust a smooth work surface with confectioners' sugar to prevent sticking.
- Gently lift fondant with rolling pin to move.
- Beginning in the middle of the cake, smooth fondant outward and down the sides to shape it.
- For the finishing touch, use cookie cutters to create shapes in rolled-out fondant.
Also Know, how do you stick a gingerbread house together? We would always glue the pieces together with royal icing—a mixture of confectionery sugar and egg whites. The icing would take a bit to dry, but when it did—it was always hard as a rock. The advantage to using royal icing is that the gingerbread house can stay together for much longer and be displayed.
Herein, what is the best frosting for gingerbread houses?
Royal icing is the go-to choice for gingerbread house construction because it "glues" your house together. The icing starts crusting quickly, and once it's set it's hard, so you can use it to piece together your walls and roof.
Does regular frosting work for gingerbread houses?
Gingerbread house icing is more than just icing, it's the glue to hold your gingerbread house together. This is most definitely the most difficult part of making a gingerbread house… but not anymore! It's a thick icing, intended to be used as glue so it doesn't work well as an icing to decorate entire cookies.