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Oct 28, 2006 12:01 AM

Kosher Gingerbread house kits (

Are these sold either in retail stores or via the internet? I would love to do a gingerbread decorating party for part of our Hannukah celebrations, but it won't happen unless I can find some kits that are pre-made. I am in Toronto, but would be interested in purchasing these kits online if that is a possibility.

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    1. re: AndeB

      Dancing Deer's kit requires you to bake the gingerbread, so I wouldn't consider that pre-made. However, I have used this kit and it was pretty easy to use- you use the box as a mold and support for the house, as I recall.

      I don't know if it's Kosher- I don't see anything on their site about it.

      1. re: Chris VR

        Yes, the factory is certified as kosher in Maryland. You have to dig for it, it isn't stated on the homepage. There is an interesting article on how they kashered the kitchen.

        1. re: rbc

          If you look on the bottom right of the page of the link posted by Andre B you can see the D-star which is the Star-K dairy designation.

    2. Next time I am in Loblaws after the Xmas Insider's report comes out, I am going to check out the President's Choice Kits to see if there is a hechsher, as many of their products now have one. Ditto for Dominion. It may also be worth trying the Sobey's in Thornhill as the in-store bakery there is kosher

      1. Sherry, good suggestion on the Sobeys (although I avoid going there because I will inevitably see someone I know, and not leave the store for 2 hours because I'll just be chatting).

        I am specifically looking for already made gingerbread houses (like the "just decorate the kit" type) to use with my youth group kids.

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