Playdough Recipe

  • 2 Cups plain flour
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1 Cup salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Cream of Tartar
  • 2 Tablespoons oil (not nut oil)
  • Food colouring
  1. Put all the dry ingredients in a large microwavable bowl
  2. Add oil
  3. Add your food colouring to the cold water and mix till dissolved
  4. Add the now coloured water to the mix and stir well
  5. Microwave on high in two minute bursts – stir well after each two minutes.

Your playdough is ready when everything has come together to form a dough. Watch it closely as you cook it in the microwave and reduce the two minutes to one if necessary. Once out of the microwave kneed it for a minute or two – be careful as it will be hot!

Once cool wrap in cling film or put in a plastic container and store in a cool place.