My recipe and photo creation published in Chickpea Magazine Winter 2011 issue on page 62!
Build a Gingerbread House
What you need: Gingerbread Cupcake Cream Cheese Frosting Textured Graham Crackers Bite Size Candies to Adorn Houses Grape Stems for Trees
Gingerbread Cupcake Recipe (Makes 12 Cupcakes) Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 3 tsps ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup light molasses 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup soy milk Directions: 1) Combine dry ingredients together in a bowl. 2) Combine wet ingredients together in another bowl. 3) Add dry mixture to wet mixture. 4) Pour combined mixture about 2/3 of the way into cupcake liners. 5) Bake for 19 to 22 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 cup nonhydrogenated shortening 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened 2 cups confectioners’ sugar Directions: 1) Cream together shortening and cream cheese. 2) Add confectioners’ sugar in 1/2 cup batches. 3) Mix until smooth and creamy. 4) Spread on tops of cooled cupcakes!