.

Gingerbread for Houses: a Ritz-Carlton Recipe

The gingerbread recipe used to create the holiday gingerbread scenes at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis.

Gingerbread for Houses

Ingredients

  • Honey — 1/2 cup  
  • Water — 3 tablespoons
  • Sugar — 1/2 cup 
  • Eggs — 1 whole
  • Sugar — 1 tablespoon
  • Baking soda — 1 1/2 tsp. 
  • Milk — 3 tablespoons
  • Water — 1 tablespoon
  • Baking powder — 1 1/2 tsp.
  • Ginger — 1/4 cup
  • Cinnamon — 3/4 tsp
  • All-Purpose Flour — 5 cups

Procedure

In a small sauce pan melt together the honey, 3 tablespoons water and 1/2 cup sugar. 

In a mixer whip together the egg and 1 tablespoon sugar. Into egg mixture add baking soda, milk, water, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon and flour.

Add the honey mixture.

Mix until a dough forms. 

Refrigerate until ready to use.

*Recipe from Ritz-Carlton St. Louis Executive Chef Melissa Lee. 

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something