Ah playdough how I love you, we have been experimenting with a few variations to our usual super simple playdough recipe. We have tried peppermint, lemon and chocolate but my favourite so far is lavender. We collected some lavender from my aunt's garden and dried it in the sun. Boo had great fun crumbling it into the dough mix.
Lavender Playdough Recipe
- 2 cups of plain flour
- Half cup of salt
- 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
- Dried lavender
- 5 drops of lavender oil
- 1 and a third cups of boiling water mixed with purple food colouring (or a mix of pink and blue food colouring)
Basically throw it all in a bowl and mix it together, then knead it with a little extra flour until it is beautiful and smooth.
Boo played with our lavender playdough along with a bowl of buttons and some bottle tops. She turned them into some lovely little lavender cakes.
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