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Monday, August 20, 2012

How to make Wrought Iron Fencing

How to make wrought iron fencing for your gingerbread house, using edible Re-bar!

Edible Re-Bar! This is the coolest thing.  The spaghetti acts as re-bar providing reinforcement. This is a great idea for fences. Color the frosting black/gray for the look of wrought-iron 

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing


Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Royal icing and black gel coloring

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Mix well

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Fill large Pastry Bag with black/gray Royal Icing

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Use a Wilton Tip #5(spaghetti fits thru it and allows for frosting to cover spaghetti)

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Lay spaghetti on wax paper, on a cookie sheet

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Push spaghetti into pastry bag, thru the tip

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

Slightly twist the spaghetti to coat then gently squeeze the pastry bag, slowly pulling out the spaghetti

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Continue to slowly pull out the spaghetti

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Lay on cookie sheet to dry

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 After several hours remove from cookie sheet

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Cut off spaghetti end with scissors

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Cut off spaghetti end with scissors

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Cut spaghetti/rebar into desired lengths

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

 Place a drop of Royal Icing at end of spaghetti/rebar

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

  Place "fence posts" at each end of fence

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

  Place a drop of Royal Icing at desired spot for "fence stringers"

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

Place "fence stringers"; Let dry

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing


After each fence section is dry, place onto your gingerbread display where desired, using more Royal Icing to keep in place, and adding a little swirl on the bottom and top ends of the stringers (covering the raw spaghetti ends)

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing


After each fence section is dry, place onto your gingerbread display where desired, using more Royal Icing to keep in place, and adding a little swirl on the bottom and top ends of the stringers (covering the raw spaghetti ends).


Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing

Ultimate Gingerbread - How to make wrought iron fencing












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