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smilla

Member Since 04 Aug 2013
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Easy Play Dough

29 October 2014 - 03:18 PM

Hi, I just finished experimenting and have a recipe for easy gluten free play dough that isn't too sticky or crumbly. I thought I would share it here. It is an adaptation of a recipe I found here a couple of years ago when my daughter was first diagnosed.

http://www.celiac.co...rr-i-need-help/

This is a simplified version. 

Hope it helps!

 

Gluten free play dough

 

 

In a large mixing bowl place:

 

½ cup gluten free cornflour (corn starch)

½ cup rice flour

½ cup salt

2 teaspoons cream of tartar (gluten-free)

1 teaspoon of oil

 

Add food colouring to 1 cup of boiling water then add water to bowl and mix until it makes a smooth paste.

 

Leave until mix cools to room temperature or just above. (20-30 mins)

 

Add:

½ cup rice flour

½ cup gluten free corn flour and mix/knead until combined.

 

At this stage the dough is usually still a little sticky so add a little more cornflour as needed.

 

Voila! Beautiful gluten free play dough.

 

I find that using fine salt gives the nicest texture.

 

This play dough tends to get stickier over time rather than dry out, so sometimes I add a little bit of cornflour at the beginning of a play dough session if needed.