Coastal Gingerbread Lighthouse Ideas, Recipes & Templates

If the holiday season is not complete for you without a gingerbread house, make a coastal gingerbread lighthouse! Here are some great ideas, recipes, and step by step instructions.

Coastal Gingerbread Lighthouse Ideas, Recipes and Templates

The basic ingredients and building blocks to create a gingerbread lighthouse are the gingerbread dough, sugar and spice, royal icing as glue and decor, lots of candy and your imagination!

Coastal Living Gingerbread Lighthouse Recipe
Coastal Living Gingerbread Lighthouse with Dock. The dock is so adorable, constructed with pretzel sticks and candy cane lampposts.

Instruction how to Make a Gingerbread Lighthouse
The walls of this Coastal Living Gingerbread Lightouse are covered with candy rocks. Pretzels are used for the railing on top of the lighthouse.

Gingerbread Lighthouse Ideas
Cape Code Gingerbread Lighthouse. Like the first lighthouse, it is imprinted with a brick pattern. And did you notice the Christmas tree in the window?!

Gingerbread Lighthouse
Gingerbread Lighthouse wit Lobsters. It's a replica of the lighthouse in Port Medway, Nova Scotia. The cute little lobsters are sculpted out of marzipan.

Gingerbread Lighthouse
This Gingerbread Lighthouse that is based on the same recipe as the second lighthouse, with some variations. For example, it has a large wreath made from gingerbread, coated with green royal icing, and candy coated chocolate seashells are scattered on the beach.

Simple Gingerbread Lighthouse
And a whimsical Gingerbread Lighthouse from Chesapeake Bay, an online food store.

The details on these gingerbread lighthouses are simply amazing. But don't try to reach perfection here, just have fun and build your own version of a lighthouse.

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