The History Of Gingerbread Houses and More! The Recipe If you would like to make your own gingerbread for a house or figures, look no further. Ingredients: 3 1/4 c. flour 1 Tbsp. cinnamon 1 Tbsp. ground ginger 3/4 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. ground cloves 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 c.