18 Ingredients
  • 2 cups shortening
  • 4 sticks (1 pound) unsalted butter
  • 14 cups bread flour, plus more for
  • dusting
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup ground ginger
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon fine salt
  • 3 cups dark corn syrup
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour, for rolling out the dough
  • One recipe Royal Icing, recipe follows
  • Cornstarch and vinegar or confectioners' sugar, to thicken Royal Icing
  • Cornstarch and vinegar or confectioners' sugar, to thicken Royal Icing
  • Candy for decorating, optional
  • 2 pounds confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons meringue powder (egg white powder)
  • Food coloring, as desired
Nutrition
22129
1106% daily value
1 servings
                                       
                                            vegetarian
     

Fat

1249% 812

Saturated

1705% 341

Trans

- 69

Monounsaturated

- 267

Polyunsaturated

- 143

Carbs

1182% 3545

Carbs (net)

- 3479

Fiber

263% 66

Sugars

- 2065

Sugars, added

- 2050

Protein

484% 242

Cholesterol

325% 975

Sodium

360% 8646

Calcium

91% 911

Magnesium

157% 657

Potassium

65% 3069

Iron

552% 99

Zinc

174% 19

Phosphorus

313% 2194

Vitamin A

345% 3107

Vitamin C

1% 1

Thiamin (B1)

1348% 16

Riboflavin (B2)

818% 11

Niacin (B3)

945% 151

Vitamin B6

82% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

1420% 5678

Folate (food)

- 665

Folic acid

- 2949

Vitamin B12

32% 1

Vitamin D

1814% 272

Vitamin E

294% 44

Vitamin K

220% 265

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 585
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