Zesty Lemon Scented Play Dough Recipe

Zesty Lemon Scented Play Dough Recipe
This Zesty Lemon Scented Play Dough has a refreshing and zesty lemon scent which adds to the wonderful sensory experience of playing with play dough.  This recipe was developed from a basic paly dough recipe with added lemon essence.  It will provide hours of fun while tantalising the senses.
What you will need?
Zesty Lemon Scented Play Dough Ingredients
1 cup plain flour
1 Tablespoon oil
200ml Water
50ml Lemon Essence
½ cup salt
2 Teaspoons cream of tartar
1 Teaspoon of yellow food colouring
How to make it?
  • Pour all dry ingredients, flour, salt and cream of tartar together in a saucepan.
  • Add oil, food colouring, lemon essence and water to dry ingredients.
  • I use a whisk before heating as I find this helps remove lumps and blends the ingredients well.
  • Cook over medium heat constantly stirring until it becomes a thick blob.
  • Then turn out onto a clean surface and knead into a smooth blob.
  • Allow the play dough to cool before playing with it.
  • Store in a plastic zip lock bag or air tight container. 
Tip: If the play dough turns out a little sticky, sprinkle a small amount of plain flour onto the bench and knead until smooth and combined.
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  1. I can almost smell that already. I bet it would be wonderful to play with!

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