My son can’t have sugar but we always decorate a Gingerbread House. Does anyone have a sugar free icing recipe that will work for a gingerbread house?
Don’t really know if it will work but maybe try sugar free chocolate… like candy wafers…
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just off top of my head -- you mean the kind of icing to glue gingerbread walls together? maybe a meringue made with cream of tartar and stevia -- stevia of course is an acquired taste -- there's zylitol* too and lots of sugar alcohols you could try instead -- monk sugar stuff -- can't remember the name -- there's products with stevia plus another sweetener that's not as hard to swallow as plain stevia -- zwerve is a brand of no sugar sweetener --
I think I would bake the walls with a tab in one wall and a cut out to insert it into another wall -- I'd use a zester to get it to fit after baking -- then you don't have to depend solely on the icing--
also you could make a grooved bottom board to insert the walls into to help with construction -- tabbing the roof is a great idea though -- then just disguise it with sugar free candy --
that's just a pure guess on the meringue --
what did you come up with doing a search?
*zylitol is very harmful to dogs
Ok you can use a monk fruit and erythritol sweetener like Lakanto brand. That will work perfectly well. The difficulty is using royal icing. I buy a royal icing brand that is soy based, where you just add water. I’m in Canada, so not sure what you have in your particular area??? But do a google search.
Here is the recipe and instructions I use. And in the cookie recipe, substitute the Lakanto sweetener.