Episode 704: Your House or Mine?

Homes come in all shapes and sizes, and so do the house-shaped treats we feature here! Whether you choose an elegant sandcastle complete with resident crab, a cottage-style dwelling for man’s best friend or the candy-adorned bungalow that will tickle the sweet tooth in all of us, we guide you step-by-step to home-building success.

Projects

Christina Banner’s Gingerbread Sandcastle

Gingerbread isn’t just for the holidays, and this impressive sandcastle proves it. The perfect summertime family project, young and old can all work together to build this masterpiece!

In the Dog House

Make man’s best friend the centerpiece of your next party – or host a party for your pet, inviting neighborhood pets with their human best friends! In place of a cake for the pet owners pleasure, a crispy rice cereal treat is used.

Candy Lover's Cottage

This house requires no special cake decorating skills; simply spatula ice and add candy accents! Even the youngest family members can help decorate this candy-adorned bungalow.

Recipes

Christina Banner’s Blonde Gingerbread Dough

The perfect dough for crafting so many Gingerbread projects. Its lighter color is perfect for coloring (see the crab in the Sandcastle Gingerbread Castle!)

Rice Cereal Crispy Treats

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.