Gingerbread House

  • 1½ bars (150g) Lindt Excellence 70% Cacao Dark Chocolate
  • 3¾ cups (937mL) unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup (175mL) Dutch process or 100% cocoa powder
  • 1½ tsp (6mL) cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp (3mL) freshly grated nutmeg
  • ¾ tsp (3mL) ground cloves
  • 2 tbsp (30mL) ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp (1mL) salt
  • ¾ tsp (3mL) baking powder
  • ¾ tsp (3mL) baking soda
  • 2¼ sticks (254g) butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup and 2 tbsp (280mL) dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup and 2 tbsp (90mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 egg and 1 egg white at room temperature
  • ½ cup (125 mL) molasses

Royal Icing

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