Christmas will be on us in no time and gingerbread houses are a favourite baking treat for the festive season. Making Gingerbread Houses by Candace Clayton lets you explore the versatility of gingerbread through delightful projects that are easy to make and fun to decorate.

Using simple gingerbread recipes, instructions and templates to create unique designs including cake shops, churches, cuckoo clocks and barns, it is perfect activity to do with the kids!

 These gingerbread recipes will get the children in the kitchen and create magical memories for the entire family time and time again. 

Gingerbread is deliciously tasty, fun and very versatile, and this book is bursting with design and decorating ideas to make and build a house out of gingerbread. It features colour photography that makes gingerbread house making simpler with step-by-step directions for delicious and beautiful snow-capped roof, pretty piping and cookie structures – a great family project.

 This charming book is a must for cake decorators, craftspeople, and children or adults of all ages.

Clayton is no stranger to baking sweet treats: her other cookbook titles include Cakes in a Mug, which walk readers through simple cakes ready in five minutes, and Surprise Cakes and Cupcakes, which teach you how to bake, make, and decorate cakes and cupcakes with secret surprises within.

Making Gingerbread Houses is available from New Holland Publishers Australia for $29.99.