World’s Largest Gingerbread House in Texas

House made out of sweets from a fairytale of Hansel and Gretel became a reality. Not only made of sweet treats, it’s the world’s largest gingerbread house. A group of volunteers in Texas have constructed this unusual house, big enough to accommodate a family of five.
Holiday cheer in Texas has become even sweeter thanks to a giant gingerbread house that has broken a world record for confectionary construction The Guinness World Records has declared a gingerbread house Bryan, Texas which measures 18m by 12m (60 feet by 42 feet), the world’s largest. It is made of 816kg of butter, 7,200 eggs, 3,265kg of flour and close to 1360kg of brown sugar. The tasty house also features 22,304 pieces of hard candy and packs in a total of 36million calories. This edible house was built by the Traditions Club near Texas A&M University to help raise money for a trauma center at the regional St. Joseph’s Hospital. Although it’s edible, it won’t be eaten, but will be opened up for paid to raise money for the charity.

Neiman Marcus 2010 Christmas Book Offers $15,000 Real Gingerbread Playhouse

Edible Gingerbread Playhouse by Dylan's Candy Bar Edible Gingerbread Playhouse by Dylan’s Candy Bar For those looking to splurge a bit this holiday season, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus unveiled its annual Christmas Book with gifts including a $15,000 Edible Gingerbread Playhouse. This unique edible playhouse is handcrafted of 381 lbs. of gourmet gingerbread and 517 lbs. of royal icing by the expert confectioners at Dylan’s Candy Bar. Standing 6.6 feet high by 5.25 feet wide by 4.1 feet deep, this delicious Playhouse is truly a class apart. Sweets that you will find adorned on this delectable Playhouse include giant cookies, lollipops, gummies, mints, gumdrops. The roof is candy-encrusted and there is also lollipop tree inside.