Gallery: DIY: How to Build an African-Themed Gingerbread Geodesic Dome

 

STEP 3:

Now you're ready to make your Gingerbread Geodesic Dome look like it was built in Africa! We added chocolate sprinkles to the roof so that they would resemble traditional thatched housing and added sprinkles to the remaining icing so that our land would appear rocky and dry - like it is in parts of Africa. We lucked out by finding a bag of little wooden zebras, lions, and buck, without which no African landscape is complete, and then added herbs from our garden and other greenery that resemble the iconic Acacia tree. Although we cheated a bit by adding a few non-edibles, but we hope you love it all the same!

MATERIALS:

- Scout Regalia Gingerbread Geodesic Dome kit - Gingerbread ingredients - Icing ingredients - Mixing bowl - Rolling pin - Icing applicator - Mixer - Baking sheet - Candies, sprinkles, herbs, toothpicks, and other decorations

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  1. Tafline Laylin Tafline Laylin January 23, 2012 at 3:18 am

    Thanks Jill! I have to give my Aunt all the credit though.

  2. Jill Fehrenbacher Jill Fehrenbacher January 20, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    This is awesome – you are awesome Tafline!

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