The Gate House is a week-long class where you will learn to design, engineer, and build edible internal supports to build overhanging structures and complex gingerbread buildings. You will be rolling, shaping, moulding, baking and trimming soft gingerbread cookies.

You will learn to make 3 types of windows: thin homemade gelatin sheets combined with wafer paper, a window made of isomalt and rice paper, and a stained glass window made with royal icing and isomalt.

You will be making pieces for trim work, and learning to frame doors and windows with royal icing. You will be piping railings and filigree work with royal icing and learning the secrets that keep the leaves of an herb tree from falling.


Course Fee: $1,000 for the week, includes all supplies, just bring an apron. Each day starts at 9am and finishes at 5pm. Course fee includes lunch, beverages and of course European style cake and dessert!

The Gate House

Upcoming Classes


Those who are interested in taking the class, please contact me via email so I can add your name to my waiting list.


Dates that are already scheduled and booked up: 

Week of July 6th to 12th

Week of  August 3rd to 9th

Due to Covid-19, dates are to be determined as more information about travel becomes available.

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