Watch: This Is How You Build a 300-Pound Gingerbread White House

12/11/2013 at 08:10 AM EST

The White House's gingerbread replica, on display in the State Dining Room
The White House's gingerbread replica, on display in the State Dining Room
Per White House tradition, every holiday season the State Dining Room plays host to a gingerbread White House. This video shows how it comes together.

Pastry Chef Bill Yosses and his staff spent several weeks putting together the 300-pound, edible replica, complete with a miniature Bo and Sunny sitting on the front steps of the house. It's even lit from within.

Time permitting, we'd like it if a small marzipan Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx from White House Down could be placed on the lawn. It's really the least Yosses could do.



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