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Author
Alyssa Agin
Created
1 year ago
Last Updated
1 month ago
Description
Gingerbread houses are the number one rated dessert in the world during Christmas time. Since the 15th Century, ginger has turned to gingerbread and now has evolved into gingerbread houses. Gingerbread houses have become a popular tradition for families around the world. Gingerbread houses allow for creative and take inspiration of pop culture to create the most "outside the box" creations. With the variety of gingerbread houses and traditions, they have established, they aren't going away anytime soon.

Throughout the course of this project, students will learn the evolution of gingerbread houses, how to make gingerbread dough, learn how to pipe and frost a gingerbread house and finally create a one of a kind gingerbread house.

Lesson #1: Students will learn about the history and evolution of gingerbread houses.
Lesson #2: Students will learn about gingerbread house recipe and create gingerbread cookies.
Lesson #3: Students will learn how to pipe and frost their gingerbread cookies.
Lesson #4: Students will design and create a one of a kind gingerbread house.

This project is brought to you by Alyssa Agin with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team and detailed coordination provided by Team Lead Mina Greas.
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Industries / Pathways
  • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

History of Gingerbread

Gingerbread Making

Piping and Frosting Techniques

Gingerbread House Project