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Dave's Garden Cookbook: Quick and Easy Modeling Dough

The 2001 Dave's Garden Cookbook

Quick and Easy Modeling Dough

By flowox

Category: Miscellaneous Recipes

  Ingredients  
3/4 c Flour (not self-rising)
1/2 c Salt
1 1/2 t Powdered alum
1 1/2 t Vegetable Oil
1/2 c Boiling Water Food Coloring

  Instructions  
1. Mix flour, salt, and alum in a mixing bowl.
2. Add vegetable oil and boiling water. Stir vigorously with a spoon until well blended. Dough should not stick to the sides of the bowl and should be cool enough to handle.
3. Add food coloring and knead into dough until color is well blended
and the dough is the desired tint.
QUANTITY: Makes about 1 cup. Double the recipe for large projects. For groups, mix several double recipes rather than one large amount.
USES: The is an excellent play dough. It has a smooth texture, takes about 15 minutes to make, and dries to a hard finish overnight. You can you can make lovely dough flowers as well as animals and other figures with it.
STORAGE: Store in a jar with a tight lid. Dough will keep several months without refrigeration.


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