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TheHouseofMirth Sun 28-Nov-10 23:42:56

This is probably a very stupid question but are gingerbread houses merely for decoration or are they meant to be eaten? I've often wondered as surely being out in the air they go stale pretty quickly?

BuntyPenfold Mon 29-Nov-10 10:47:55

We eat ours; not all of it though as it was far too much.
I cover them and only get them out to show visitors etc, then it is demolished

LadyOfTheFlowers Mon 29-Nov-10 10:50:16

Same here.

meltedmarsbars Mon 29-Nov-10 11:26:28

and here wink

TheHouseofMirth Mon 29-Nov-10 12:43:01

So how long from baking and assembly/decorating it do you think it would keep?

ppeatfruit Wed 01-Dec-10 13:20:04

It is SOOO full of sugar (well the one DH bought back from Austria was) Even the DCs wouldn't eat it shock I had to throw it away it was like concrete!! It would last forever IMO

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