RB Patch: 4,000-Pound Gingerbread House on Display in Rancho Bernardo

4,000-Pound Gingerbread House on Display in Rancho Bernardo
By Christine Domingo

December 21 2012 | Rancho Bernardo Patch
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Rancho Bernardo Inn will host December Days and Nights with a real life-sized gingerbread house.

‘Tis the season for candy canes, stockings, and shopping deals but it wouldn’t really feel like December without a gingerbread house.

A life-sized gingerbread house was created and built for December Nights at the Rancho Bernardo Inn.

The edible house needed a total of 4,000 pounds of ingredients.

Here are the ingredients:

  • 1,000 pounds Powdered Sugar
  • 750 pounds Granulated Sugar
  • 500 pounds  Brown Sugar
  • 24 pounds Baking Soda
  • 12 cases of Eggs – (2,160 eggs!)
  • 750 pounds Cake Flour
  • 750 pounds Bread Flour
  • 20 pounds Cinnamon
  • 4 pounds Ground Ginger
  • 282 Pounds Molasses
  • 12 Pounds Vanilla Extract

December Days and Nights will be from Friday, Dec. 21 to Sunday, Dec. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.