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Gingerbread Tower Of Barad-Dur With Candy Eye Of Sauron

When the gingerbread tower you’re building starts to resemble Saurons Tower of Barad-Dur, the last thing you want to do is slap that all-seeing eye on top and empower that evil dessert. It was created by Redditor McGilligan69 for the sake of showing how evil and chocolate go hand-in-hand. It looks sinfully delicious! Link  –via Obvious Winner

The Disneyland Haunted Mansion Gingerbread House

Ray Keim made a paper model kit of the Haunted Mansion and some seriously skilled gingerbread craftsmen took his plans and converted them into this amazingly detailed gingerbread house. I think this one certainly falls under the category of too pretty to eat. Link Via BoingBoing

Gingerbread Zombie Bottle Opener

Gingerbread Zombie Bottle Opener – $12.95 It’s a little known fact that many zombies have a big sweet tooth. So what happens when those zombies decide to chow down on gingerbread men? You get gingerbread men zombies of course! Meet the Gingerbread Zombie Bottler Opener from the NeatoShop. This deliciously sweet little guy loves to help out [...]

Edible Cuckoo Clock Has Gingerbread Gears

You may remember Instructables user mezcraft from her amazing Harry Potter-themed gingerbread house. Believe it or not, she’s actually topped that achievement. Mezcraft’s cuckoo clock isn’t just gingerbread on the outside. The gears are gingerbread, too! Mind you, it doesn’t actually function as a clock. But gingerbread engineering has advanced so rapidly in the past [...]

Gingerbread Men in Yoga Poses

These gingerbread men are far more flexible than I am, and they’ve been baked! Patti Paige, who once made a completely edible typewriter out of gingerbread, makes gingerbread men in popular yoga poses. At the link, you can watch her tutorial video on how to make your own. Link -via Bit Rebels | Patti Paige’s Website

15 Great Geeky Gingerbread People & Homes

There’s no tastier holiday tradition than creating your very own gingerbread house. If you aren’t very talented at sealing cookie bits together, like I am, even your best homes probably look like they’re ready to be condemned upon completion. Fortunately, not everyone is so inept at gingerbread creations and many creators go on to put [...]

Gingerbread Typewriter

Pastry master Patti Paige made this gingerbread typewriter which is completely edible (even the rice paper) but not functional. It’s on display at the Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City to benefit the charity City Harvest. Link -via Nag on the Lake

Gingerbread "The Burrow" from Harry Potter

“The Burrow” is the name of the Weasley family home from Harry Potter. CraftSter user mezcraft made this impressive gingerbread house that looks quite like the one shown in the movies. She writes: I made the shingles out of shreddies than sprayed them with colourmist icing colouring, then I did some undershading with brown icing. My [...]

11 Clever and Creative Gingerbread Structures

A gingerbread house is a delightful combination of food and art. Some bakers go way beyond the call of duty in their holiday creations and deserve to be seen even years after the gingerbread is dismantled (or eaten). In this list you’ll see houses, mansions, skyscrapers, pop culture recreations, and even math! 1. Falling Water This gingerbread [...]

Gingerbread Trailer Park

The Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons will hold their 4th annual Gingerbread Trailer Park competition this Saturday night in Atlanta. The entries are judged on their creativity and “Christmas-iness”. Gingerbread is not required, but entries must be made of at least 90% edible materials. Looking through the photos of last year’s competition, I see that [...]