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Easy Keto Gingerbread Chaffle House

5 Stars (3 Reviews)
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A fun and easy keto gingerbread house that you can make this holiday season. Perfect to decorate with your family for Christmas!

Gingerbread House Ingredients

Keto Royal Icing Ingredients

Easy Keto Gingerbread Chaffle House Directions

  • 1
    Preheat waffle maker to medium high heat. I used a square, four burner waffle maker.
    Dash waffle maker
  • 2
    Whisk together all of the ingredients for the gingerbread house. Pour gingerbread chaffle batter into the center of the waffle iron. Close the waffle maker and let cook for 3-5 minutes or until waffle is golden brown and set. You want the waffles to be firm so they can stand the weight of the roof, so it's okay to over cook them a little.
    pouring gingerbread house batter in a waffle baker
  • 3
    Remove chaffle from the waffle maker. Cut each waffles into squares if needed.
    finished keto waffle in the waffle iron
  • 4
    Add the ingredients for the royal icing in a separate small bowl. Beat using an electric mixer until stiff and smooth.
    keto royal icing mixed in a bowl
  • 5
    Add icing to a piping bag. Taking four waffles, pipe icing along the bottom and adhere them to your surface. Set up the four wall and pipe frosting along the corners so the walls will stick together.
    gingerbread chaffle house walls
  • 6
    To make the A frame of the house, cut one chaffle diagonally in half. The long side of each triangle will sit against the front wall of the house with icing piped in between them. To make the roof, pipe icing along the top frame of the A-frame walls and place roof on top. Let sit for 5 minutes before decorating. (Troubleshooting - if you are having trouble getting your gingerbread house to stand, use toothpicks for support)
    setting up the A frame to a gingerbread house
  • 7
    Decorate the gingerbread house with more icing, keto candies, nuts, or berries.
    frosting a keto gingerbread house

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Low Carb Gingerbread House Recipe

keto gingerbraed chaffle house One of our favorite Christmas traditions is to make a gingerbread house. Although we typically don’t eat the gingerbread house, it would be nice to know we could and no have to worry about all the sugar we are consuming. This gingerbread house is 100% keto approved and it is very easy to make. This would make a fun evening or weekend project with your family. You can make this keto gingerbread house in less than 30 minutes. From start to finish!

Your house will smell like gingerbread and Christmas when you make this low carb gingerbread house. Top with your favorite keto treats, like keto candies, nuts, even berries. You can dye the royal icing too. Get creative! Continue with your Christmas traditions and keep to your keto diet goals.

Gingerbread Chaffle

a pile of gingerbread chaffles This gingerbread house is make out of keto waffles - chaffle to be specific. I have a recipe for gingerbread chaffles; however to make the gingerbread chaffles for the chaffle house, you want to use mozzarella cheese instead of cream cheese. Using mozzarella cheese makes the waffle firm and able to with stand the weight of the roof, icing and toppings. You can’t use cream cheese in your gingerbread house chaffle walls because they will be too flimsy and collaspe.

Best Waffle Maker for Gingerbread Chaffle House

waffle maker for gingerbread chaffle house The waffle maker I use for making keto gingerbread chaffle houses is a square, four burner waffle maker. This no mess waffle maker by Dash is my favorite. Ideally, you want a waffle maker that makes square waffles because your house will stand up easier and there will be no additional cutting needed. This waffle maker makes thick waffles too, which is ideal for providing support to our gingerbread house.

You could still use a circular waffle maker. You will need to get creative with cutting to make a level surface. Dash No Mess Waffle Maker

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Royal Icing

keto royal icing in a piping bag Keto royal icing is very easy to make. Add all the royal icing ingredients to a bowl and mix until combined. This royal icing recipe is easy to work with. It is soft initially, but will harden as it sits.

Fill a piping bag fitted with a small tip (or cut a hole at the end) with sugar free royal icing. Twist the piping bag to push the icing towards the tip and you are ready to start assembling.

Keto Approved Gingerbread House Toppings

Once your keto gingerbread house is assembled, you can decorate your house with all your favorite keto treats. Use keto candies, nuts, berries, pork rinds. Here is a list of keto approved toppings you can use:

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I strive to find meals that your whole family can enjoy (kids and relatives too) while you are on your keto quest. You can still have your favorite foods on the keto diet, you just have to be creative with how you make them.

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