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Mini Gingerbread houses

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 8 houses


  • 350 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 175 g brown sugar
  • 125 g butter
  • 1 egg
  • 80 g honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger juice


  • In a large bowl, using an electric hand beater, cream together the butter and brown sugar for 3-4 minutes. 
  • Add in the egg and and honey and beat again for 1-2 minutes.
  • Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Now, using your hands, bring together the dough. Add the ginger juice in this process.
  • Form 2 cookie dough balls and wrap it in cling wrap. 
  • Refrigerate for atleast 1 hour for maximum flavour, but preferably overnight.
  • After chilling the dough, roll it out to about 1/4 inch thick. 
  • Using the template sheet attached above, cut out the shapes using a scale and knife. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes and let it cool completely before decorating. 
  • Use royal icing to first decorate all your house elements
  • Then, stick together all your elements using royal icing and let it dry completely.