Gingerbread Dough Master Recipe

Use this recipe to create your next holiday gingerbread house.

  • Servings: 1
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Main Ingredient: Molasses


  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup Brer Rabbit® Full Flavor Molasses
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 Tbsp. shortening (softened)
  • 3 Tbsp. water (cold)


Stir flour, pie spice, baking soda and salt together in small bowl. Set aside. Mix molasses, sugar and shortening together in large bowl. Mix in water (mixture may curdle). Mix in flour mixture. Form into disk shape, wrap in plastic and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 350F. On a well-floured surface, roll out dough into 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick pieces. Cut into desired shapes. Place on greased baking sheets. Bake 10-14 minutes, or until gingerbread is firm in the center but not browning on the edges. Assemble using royal icing and decorate as desired. Makes one small gingerbread house or one 10 inch sleigh.