An easy gingerbread house template for a quick and simple classic gingerbread house design.
If you're looking for a quick and cozy Christmas-time activity, there's nothing better than a gingerbread house. I know that building these can sometimes feel daunting, since its a bit of construction in cookie form! Everyone has heard at least one horror story of a sunken or misshapen house. With this template, you should be set for making a classic easy gingerbread design.
This is a no-frills template - no small cuts, tiny designs or difficult to put together joints. Just a simple straightforward house. This leaves you free to use your imagination and decorate however you please!
How to use the template
This template is designed to allow you print out the diagrams or recreate using the measurements shown.
In order to make your basic gingerbread house, you will only need a three-piece template:
For each template piece, you will want to cut out two pieces of gingerbread.
In order to build the gingerbread house
To make the gingerbread house, check out my recipe and guide.
This provides a recipe for a good sturdy gingerbread that will bake well and give you a nice strong cookie for construction. Use buttercream and candies to decorate to your heart's content!