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Do gingerbread tree decs/houses go soft?

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Iwasthefourthwiseman Tue 21-Dec-10 11:24:37

Just wondering whether gingerbread decs to put on the tree or gingerbread cottages people make go soft over Xmas?

StAnne Tue 21-Dec-10 13:16:54

I have just learnt put a sugar cube in the biscuit tin it might help! We eat them too quikly here to know. Hoping to make a gingerbread House today from scratch smile

Iwasthefourthwiseman Tue 21-Dec-10 17:45:55

But if they are on the tree or out do they go soft?

TheChewyToffeeMum Tue 21-Dec-10 17:46:46

Ours have got harder.

BigTillyMincepie Tue 21-Dec-10 18:06:32

Mine have never gone soft!

StAnne hope your house went well - have been icing my IKEA one, but have a major mend to do on the roof which broke in 2 and isn't sticking back together very well sad

StAnne Wed 22-Dec-10 18:00:51

No ran out of time. Have the walls and roof in a tin. Might make it tomorrow! confused

abgirl Wed 22-Dec-10 18:07:47

Our home made ones have gone soft before, usually after about a week (if they last that long without being munched!)

StAnne Thu 23-Dec-10 12:02:28

Gingerbread house made. Walls done last night. Decorated this morning with Ds. Looks lovely. I'll note how long it last ......No I can't we have too many children coming around for it to last ! smile Sorry can't down load photo no time off to works Xmas lunch! Will save it for next year grin

MickyLee Thu 23-Dec-10 16:06:18

I made my Ikea one yesterday. I give myself 100% for effort and 20% for appearence grin

Although this morning sad it had gone so soft that the roof had caved in!!! shock

Oh well at least my family saw it and had a good laugh and now can eat it.. tastes lovely btw

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