Paleo Gingerbread House

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Posted on December 01 2015

Gingerbread houses are a fun and tasty way to get the whole family involved. It’s a tradition that dates back to 10th century Europe, where ginger was used as a flavoring and a preservative. Once you learn the basic techniques, the possibilities are endless. Our paleo gingerbread house recipe will become a family favorite!


paleo aip gingerbread house

A paleo version of the gingerbread house.


  • 5 cups Cassava Flour
  • 1 cup Coconut Flour
  • 4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¾ cup molasses
  • ¾ cup honey
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 ½ cups water


  1. Choose gingerbread template online. Print it out and cut out the pieces.
  2. Mix all dough ingredients together in mixer. Roll out on a parchment paper with rolling pin until ?” thick. Lay templates on dough cutting around them and discarding scrap dough. Bake house parts at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until firm.
  3. Find nice flat board, cover with foil, start gluing house together with icing glue (recipe below) piping it along all seams and gluing them together. Use canned food or a book to support walls while icing dries. Use icing to glue on decorations such as dried fruits, nuts, or paleo chocolate chips.


  1. Grind coconut sugar in spice grinder until powder forms, add egg white and mix to form thick icing. Put icing into piping bag with small round tip.

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