Winter Wonderland: If you are disappointed by the short life of baked gingerbread houses, build the appealing abodes from foam-core board. A light coat of royal icing supplies a base for architectural details composed of cake-decorating sugar shapes, frosting ribbons, and edible pearls. Overlap candy wafers to add shinglelike dimension to the roof.
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Sugar cubes and royal icing serve as the bricks and mortar for this confectionery Christmas house. Add a few architectural details -- peppermint sticks for roof shingles, jelly beans to line the windows, and rock candy along the rooftop -- and you'll have a fanciful creation that requires no baking.
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