|Make a batch of fun and longlasting |
homemade Play Dough with
a few simple ingredients from your pantry!
|You will need all purpose flour, salt, vegetable oil,|
cream of tartar, food coloring and water
|1) To 1 cup of flour 2) add 1/2 cup of salt.|
|3) Add 2 tsp cream of tartar|
|4) Mix dry ingredients well.|
|5) Measure 1 Tbsp of vegetable oil|
|6) Add oil to 1 cup of water|
|7) Stir water/oil mixture into dry ingredients. |
|8) Add food coloring. I prefer paste as the colors are|
|9) Blend thoroughly. You can add 1 tsp vanilla extract or|
other, such as lemon, almond, cherry for a
|10) Stir constantly over low heat until dough |
thickens up. Note ~ dough will be difficult
|11) Remove from heat and knead for approximately|
5 minutes. Dough should be smooth when done.
|Each recipe makes approximately 3 portions the size|
of a commercial playdough jar.
|Store in an airtight container or bag. It will keep for|
months when stored properly.
|For a quick and easy gift, bag several colors individually|
and tie together with a pretty ribbon. Attach a candy
cane or little cookie cutters for an added touch!
Inexpensive and Easy to make!