We love this playdough! I add 4 tsp cream of tartar to make it extra smooth! SO GREAT FOR ANY AGE!
Wonderful recipe! I made in my Kitchen Aid and it worked perfectly with the full amount of water and the 4tsp of Cream of Tartar. It did seem very sticky but I kept the mixer going and eventually it became the perfect consistency. Very impressed and my kids love it.
Made this today with my sister for our two toddlers (both 2 1/2) <br/>they LOVED it! <br/>we added the cream of tartar as well. it turned out so amazing. I couldn't believe how easy it was to make this!
I sorta combined this recipe with another one. The other one had 2 cups flour, 1 cup iodine-free salt, 4tsp cream of tartar, 2 Tbs oil, 2 cups boiling water and 2 packs of kool-aid. I used your amount of flour and salt (didn't have much salt) but added the tartar and used only 2 tbs of oil. I actually doubled the recipe but only 3 packs of orange kool-aid and the color was still plenty bright. For those who say that it is "sticky" or to use less water haven't followed the directions. The stickyness is worked out with the kneading. I just kneaded it in the bowl until it was dry enough to turn out.
So easy and smells great! Very soft and easy to work with.
I LOVE this recipe. I made a princess castle with it for my daughters Lil Mermaid theme birthday party. It was a big hit with the kids. I used the pink lemonade kool-aid so it was the perfect light pale pink I wanted.
This works well, but you may need much less water, so add the water in small increments and don't expect to use more than one cup. I have made the recipe once with two cups, and it was very sticky. I general use just one cup, or slightly less than one cup of water. Sometimes I don't have the Kool-aid and it still turns out great.
I made two half batches. I had to add a quarter cup more flour to each batch to reduce stickiness enough to turn the dough out to knead. I worked in a little more flour and it was perfect. It is super humid here, so that might have been the problem. I love knowing what is in the dough my son is handling, and this is economical as well as safe.
An excellent recipe. I didn't have any cream of tartar, so this fit the bill perfectly. The playdoh smells just gorgeous. I live in a humid climate, so 1 1/2 cups of water was the perfect amount for me.
I add 1 cup of salt which I think improves the texture and eliminates stickiness.