White House pastry chef creates 300-lb. ginger bread house - WNCT

White House pastry chef creates 300-lb. ginger bread house

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The White House's State Dining Room has hosted foreign dignitaries since 1874, but in December it hosts a different, yet important holiday mainstay, a ginger bread house. 

The White House pastry chef created the 300-pound replica of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue


It includes a miniature Bo and Sunny sitting on the front steps, and a functioning replica of the North Lawn fountain.

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