Gingerbread Camper! Serious Candy Art & Fun DIY Recipe!


Want to try a different gingerbread house this holiday season?  We saw this cool RETRO CAMPER GINGERBREAD HOUSE and were quite impressed with the detail. The colors are so festive and pretty and it does look very yummy to eat. Even if you don’t create your own gingerbread camper, this recipe offers really cool ideas about making the awesome “extras” in this cute scene, like the campfire and the outdoor mat and chair. Very cool! So, if you’re up to the challenge, check out the entire DIY recipe and instructions at Sugar & Cloth. You’ll get the baking recipe for the gingerbread, the icing and you can download the camper template too. Here’s the list of the edible decor elements and pics to give you a quick glance of the clever candy making methods. One day, we want to try to make our very own Gingerbread RV…fun!

Rug and fence– green sour belts and champagne bubble jelly beans

Tree– waffle ice cream cone covered in green royal icing, and sprinkle bulbs

Tree on top– green rice krispy treat with a pretzel rod trunk and twine wrapped around

Presents– old fashioned candy mix wrapped in twine

Wreath– green rice krispy treat with sprinkles and a red fondant bow

Wheels– gingerbread cookie circles, pink melting chocolates, and jumbo confetti circles

Flamingo– pink jelly bean and white floral stems with pink food marker

Toe hitch– gingerbread V with striped candy cane and pink sprinkle

Fire– candy rocks, pretzel sticks, and orange and yellow ribbon candy

String lights– lime green twine and candied sunflower seeds glued on with royal icing

Lawn chair– woven sour belts, graham crackers, and candy cane feet held together with royal icing

Sand– a mixture of brown sugar and course organic sugar

Looks amazing, huh? Something that we never would have thought to do. Check out this DIY in its entirety at:

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