Martha Stewart is the connoisseur of homemade arts, crafts and edibles, so it's no surprise that her latest venture is incredibly impressive, and completely impossible, for us mere mortals to replicate: a Downton Abbey gingerbread house.
This isn't Stewart's first rodeo, so to speak, having created countless gingerbread houses, cottages and mansions throughout the span of her career. This year, she decided to challenge herself by replicating the England's Highclere Castle.
The finished Gingerbread Abbey is a statuesque estate, featuring 65 caramel windows and intricate detailing to the smallest degree. It required 34 hours of labor, over 60 cups of flour, 11 cups of molasses and 22 eggs to create. Unless you have incredible baking prowess, I would save this gingerbread castle for the pros.
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