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Totoro Family Recipes: White Gingerbread

Totoro Family RecipeWe’re going to transition away from muffins for a bit, but they will make a comeback in the fall when I will share several holiday favorites.

White Gingerbread is a great transitional recipe because while it is typically made in a 9×13 pan, it also adapts well for muffins.

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Totoro Family Recipes: Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread-5In 1992, our family established this Gingerbread House tradition.

Initially we would invite a family from church to join us, but as the children grew over the years and added significant others, we now limit the crowd to immediate family members.

Each “child” receives his/her own gingerbread house and cardboard base. Currently that would be my three children, their spouses, and one grandchild. One double batch of the recipe makes approximately three houses. So this year I will plan to make three-double batches and have a bit of leftover dough for gingerbread men and women to decorate as well.

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