So as it turns out, I am not the Cake Boss! 😉 They’re having a gingerbread house competition at my son’s school and since I have gotten better at sculpting miniatures I had Cake Boss dreams of sweeping the floor with my competition after winning the pumpkin decorating contest in October! 😂😂 So I decided that I would make a Grinch Who Stole Christmas entry and sculp him with gum paste (modeling chocolate).
Since I like to try new things, but am always trying to lower my cost I tried to substitute powdered food coloring with Jell-O – BAD IDEA! Definitely just use gel food coloring. I am lucky I had some on hand. The Jell-O concoction is grainy and pale. I’m not sure what the trick to this stuff is, but my four and a half years old was impressed and since the judges are his peers my fingers are crossed that I have a shot at winning.
Did the decorating of the house with my son and made Max the dog to sit on the roof. We used a premade gingerbread kit since these are not my forte and it’s not a rule violator. The icing bag broke and made a huge mess. I guess I will have to make my own later on, oh well. Happy crafting and Merry Grinchmas! 😉