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5 from 9 votes

Thick Frosting for Gingerbread Houses

A thick frosting that is perfect for building gingerbread houses to use as name placements. This frosting is fluffy and dries quickly!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5 cups
Calories: 2110kcal
Author: Eden


  • 3 egg whites
  • 4 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar


  • Beat the egg whites and cream of tartar until whipped.
  • Slowly add in powdered sugar until the mixture is thick.
  • Add to piping bags and use it to assemble and decorate the gingerbread houses.


Calories: 2110kcal | Carbohydrates: 541g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 495mg | Sugar: 528g | Iron: 1mg