Who doesn’t love play dough? Rather than running out to the shops and splashing the cash on an expensive set, here is a handy recipe for making your own no-cook dough, using ingredients from the kitchen cupboard.

 

What you will need:

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ cup salt
  • 2 tbsp cream of tartar
  • 1½ cups boiling water
  • Few drops of glycerine
  • Food colouring

 

 

What to do:

  1. Mix together the flour, salt, cream of tartar and vegetable oil in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add some food colouring to the boiling water.
  3. Add the hot water incrementally to the flour mixture until it develops into a sticky, combined dough
  4. For extra shine, add a few drops of glycerine at this point
  5. Let the mixture cool down, then take it out of the bowl and place it on a hard, flat surface.
  6. Knead the dough for a couple of minutes until the stickiness goes. Add more flour, if needed, to get the consistency just right.

 

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