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Gingerbread disasaaaaaaaaaster!

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MothershipG Sun 10-Dec-17 16:58:11

So last night (I was out) DD and a couple of friends decided to make a gingerbread house, she's perfectly able to make cakes and biscuits so I thought she'd be ok.

I forgot gingerbread is a different technique and they managed to stuff it up completely. They thought it was too greasy and crumbly so added more flour then left it to cool!

The upshot is a huge bowl of very sandy mix, it's a bit like biscuit crumbs or shortbread before it comes together.

I am loath to throw it away as it's such a waste but I don't think it's salvageable as gingerbread.

Any ideas what it could be used for? All I can come up with is making truffles with chocolate and condensed milk but no one needs that many truffles (even at Christmas).

Any other ideas?

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oldbirdy Sun 10-Dec-17 17:00:59

A lemon and ginger cheesecake, lemon cheesecake and this as the gingery base?

oldbirdy Sun 10-Dec-17 17:01:33

Or, apple or rhubarb and ginger crumble, with this as topping?

Jellybean85 Sun 10-Dec-17 17:03:03

Yes crumble!! Doesn't matter then if it's crumbly grin

arousingcheer Sun 10-Dec-17 17:04:38

Some kind of gingerbread crumble? I think it would be great on an apple crumble with some crystallised ginger in.

arousingcheer Sun 10-Dec-17 17:05:20

Oops, cross posted while I googled 'gingerbread crumble'. grin

MothershipG Sun 10-Dec-17 17:28:43

Crumble! Excellent idea as it would use up heaps. I reckon I have enough for about 3 crumbles or 10 cheesecakes! (Ok, probably exaggerating slightly grin ).

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