Today is National Gingerbread House Day, and while there are plenty of majestic gingerbread houses out there, I recently stumbled across one that definitely blows the other versions out of the water.
A frozen-themed gingerbread ice castle exists, and it's ENTIRELY EDIBLE! Although I'm not sure how I feel about eating such a beautiful creation.
This Arendelle-inspired Gingerbread Ice Castle was crafted by Reynolds Kitchens Parchment Paper with SmartGrid and took more than seven days to make by hand (now I really would feel bad eating it)!
It weighs a total of 75 pounds - 45 of which are pure gingerbread - and it's an impressive 3 feet tall. Curious about the baking skills required to make such a beaut? Here's a time-lapse video of the edible castle being built to fulfill all of your gingerbread fantasies:
The castle is made with gingerbread dough, blue icing, and powdered sugar made to look like snow. It's so spot-on, even Elsa would be impressed!
If you're anything like me, you're probably itching to make your own gingerbread house/castle creation after watching the impressive video above, but you have no idea where to start (I know I don't!). If that's the case, this step-by-step homemade gingerbread house how-to guide from Reynolds Kitchen will point you in the right direction.
Not ready to dedicate the time and effort required to make a gingerbread house/castle? You can still join in on the holiday fun by making gingerbread man cookies with decorative icing!