Thursday, October 21, 2010

Homemade Play doh

Recipe for 1 batch of traditional play doh:

2 Cups Flour
1 1/2 Cups Salt
3 Tablespoons Cream of Tartar
1 Tablespoon Oil
3 Cups of Water

Food Coloring

Mix all ingredients in large saucepan.
(Save food color and scents until the end.)
Heat and stir until the consistency of mashed potatoes.
Pour mixture into mixer with dough attachment blade.
(Can be hand kneaded on a well floured surface.)
Mix and add flour (1-2 cups) until dough pulls away from the sides
and is sticking together in a ball.
Add food coloring until desired color is achieved.
Add scents if desired.
Remove from mixer and hand knead about 1 minute.
Place on wax paper or parchment and let cool.
Store in air tight container.

(lasts about 2 weeks)

Have fun and

Some more ideas for recipes:
Pink Peppermint
Orange Pumpkin
Red Cinnamon
Black Licorice (Anise Extract)
White Vanilla
Purple Lavender
Brown Chocolate

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