Sugary Snowflake Gingerbread Squares

Posted on November 27, 2012
Hi, Everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the holiday season and having fun decorating, Christmas shopping, cooking and baking seasonal recipes, spending time with friends and family, continuing beloved holiday traditions and making some new memories! I love that we have a desire to make everything extra special at Christmas time, and wish we stuck to it all year round! It’s the thoughtful little details that make things more special, and I have a really cute and easy way for you to Christmasify (if that’s even a word!) any plain cake and turn it into a Christmas dessert!
Here are my Sugary Snowflake Gingerbread Squares! I made a gingerbread cake (using a box mix – that’s how easy this can be if you need something really fast!) and simply stenciled snowflakes onto it using some powdered sugar! If you don’t have a stencil, or it’s not the right size, you can make one like I did! You can either do this by using a snowflake craft punch (I have a Martha Stewart one that works great!) or you can just print out a snowflake shape and cut it out and use that as your stencil. Place your stencil where you want it and sprinkle the confectioners’ sugar on top, then remove the stencil carefully. You could also add some edible glitter to the confectioners’ sugar to make the snowflakes shimmery!
Happy Baking, Everyone!

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  • Kelly November 28, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Oh my! Those look decadent. I love the little snowflake on each one. They would be great at a party.

    • Maria November 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm

      Thank you, Kelly!

  • Leslie November 28, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    This is the cutest idea! I love your snowflakes, and those little cakes look extra special now. You have me wanting gingerbread…Yum!
    Christmas Blessings,

    • Maria November 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm

      Thanks! It’s such an easy way to dress up a simple cake! Thanks for stopping by, have a great day!

  • Trisha @ The Sweet Survival November 29, 2012 at 9:02 am

    I love gingerbread but find the cookies hard – this is a perfect solution for me. Soft and yummy!

    • Maria November 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm

      I love gingerbread too, especially at Christmas time! Thanks for stopping by!

  • Olive November 29, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    So pretty. I love gingerbread. I usually make cookies for my tree. Thanks so much for visiting Olive Out.

    • Maria November 29, 2012 at 10:44 pm

      Thank you!

  • Being Home November 30, 2012 at 2:42 am

    I started to salivate when I saw these. lol Those look very yummy! I love gingerbread! Neat idea with the snowflake stencil. 🙂


    • Maria November 30, 2012 at 1:24 pm

      Thanks so much!

  • Brandi November 30, 2012 at 8:48 am

    Delicious recipe, Maria! My favorite part of the holiday is baking all those goodies.

    • Maria November 30, 2012 at 1:24 pm

      Thanks, Brandi!

  • Simone November 30, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    What a beautifully simple yet effective idea, just perfect for the season.

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