I remember when I was younger my mother attempted to make an IKEA gingerbread house. She failed massively and there was loads of swearing - cherished childhood memories. Here's some guys who have managed to succeed in the candy construction world. Gingerbread Lane is a 300 square foot village weighing 1.5 tonnes and dreamed up by chef Jon Lovitch. This Guinness World Record-winning village is on display in NY and I can bet your bottom dollar that some chubby kid on a school trip will definitely have a go.