Pretzel rod houses


Celebrations, Food / Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Do you know

one

how fun and easy it is

two

to build a cabin Lincoln-log style

four

out of pretzel rods

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cemented with daubs of frosting?

complete

This is what happens when your son insists on a three-dimensional structure fire cake for his ninth birthday.

top view

It would be fun to use in other ways as well—a woodsy/ hunting scene with a plastic deer in the front, and pine trees made of inverted waffle cones with frosting stars…

Or a twist on Christmas gingerbread houses…

What else?

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Cut rods to desired lengths. Allow house to dry before adding a roof of graham crackers or other material on top.

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Kay
8 years ago

This is so awesome! Love it! 🙂

6/3
8 years ago

what a great idea! loved the candles inside the house to make it actually burn. My almost 3 year old has been begging for a fire truck cake for the last half year. This looks so much easier than doing an actual fire truck cake. Thanks for the idea

8 years ago

“Pretzel rod houses??” And firemen? I don’t know, Shari. You just keep posting on the most controversial subjects.

8 years ago
Reply to  Dorcas

I know. I can’t help myself, it’s so addicting.

8 years ago

Love it. I’m going to store this one away in my files for future use. We probably wouldn’t do the structural fire thing, but I think it would be a fun twist of a Christmas gingerbread house.

Carla
8 years ago

Considering your recent posts, it would make a good log cabin wedding cake topper for the outdoor minded couple.

Lydia
8 years ago
Reply to  Carla

Carla, this totally cracked me up! And Shari, I love the cake…what a great idea!