Saturday, 11 June 2011

Playdoh Recipe

I’m putting this here for me really as I keep losing the recipe and this one REALLY works plus keeps for ages. I usually add some vanilla essence too to make it smell authentic!

1/2 cup table salt
1 cup plain flour
1 tbsp cream of tartar (don’t ask me why)
1 tbsp of oil
splash of food colouring
3 drops of vanilla essence
1 cup of boiling water.

Put all the dry ingredients together in a bowl and add boiling water. Mix together well, add colouring and essence and when cool enough knead with hands until it reaches a good consistency not to sticky, not too dry. Sometimes I add more salt if it’s too wet or more oil if too dry. It does keep for ages in an airtight container. I have been know to add glitter too.

As myself and teawithonesugar found out DO NOT try to replace the cream of tartar with ordinary baking soda - you will indeed end up with a gloopy mess rather than a maleable dough


Alice said...

I'm bookmarking this, thank you!

teawithonesugarplease said...

If u don't follow this to the letter and try to substitute the cream of tartar with baking powder then u get a big gloopy mess like I did!!! #failed so pleased to see u posting again xxx missed u

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