clock 10 minutes


  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • food colour of your choice
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
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  • 1. Sift the flour and cream of tartar into a large mixing bowl. Add the salt.

  • 2. In another bowl, combine the oil and food colouring with 1 & 1/2 cups of boiling water.

  • 3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir continuously until it becomes a sticky, combined dough.

  • 4. Allow the dough to cool down then take it out of the bowl and knead it vigorously for a couple of minutes until its no longer sticky.

  • 5. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

  • Tip: If the dough remains sticky after kneading, add a little bit more flour. For a more velvety playdough, substitute 1/4 of the flour for cornflour.

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