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Gingerbread dough with Royal icing

The best recipe for a gingerbread house or any desired shape with a perfect royal icing recipe to help you assemble it.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 4 Trees
Author Khaled


GingerBread dough

  • 625 grams Honey
  • 225 grams Sugar
  • 125 grams Milk
  • 5 grams Baking Soda
  • 15 grams Ginger powder
  • 5 grams Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 pc Lemon Zest
  • 1 pc Orange Zest
  • 3 Pcs Egg Yolk
  • 1250 grams Flour

Royal Icing

  • 1000 grams Icing Sugar
  • 200 grams Egg White
  • 10 grams Lemon juice
  • 5 grams Vanilla Powder


For the Dough

  • Boil milk and sugar and remove from the heat, add in the honey.
  • Add all the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients.
  • Add the egg yolk
  • Rest the dough little bit
  • Roll the dough to 5 - 6 mm and cut the desired shape.
  • Bake at 180C till golden color for around 8 minutes.

Royal Icing

  • Mix the icing sugar with the egg white using a paddle attachment.
  • Add the juice to give strength to the mixture.
  • Add the vanilla to give a nice flavor.
  • You can test the icing if it is ready or not by making a beak if it stays stable that means the icing is read if not, then it needs more mixing.