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The Thermomixing Mum Playdough



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The Thermomixing Mum Playdough

  • 250 grams water
  • 50 grams salt, fine
  • 1 level tbsp cream of tartar
  • Food colouring, 4 different colors
  • 300 grams plain flour, Plus more to achieve desired consistency
  • 1 level tbsp Grapeseed Oil, Swap if child has allergies to grapeseed
  • 3 drops essential oil, Choose for childs needs
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    The Thermomixing Mum Playdough
  1. Place water, salt, cream of tartar into mixing bowl and heat, 5 minutes / 60c° / speed 3

    Allow to cool slightly below 60c°
  2. Add flour, grapeseed oil and essential oil, mix 45 seconds / speed 4

    Check consistency, add a little more flour if needed, making sure not to over do it. More can be added after kneading if need be.
  3. Scrape down sides of bowl.
    Select kneading function 1 minute

    Check consistency. If too sticky add a little more flour and knead for a further 30seconds.
  4. Remove dough from bowl and divide into 4 equal parts.
    Roll into balls and create a well in each one.
    Drop a few drops of food colouring into wells. Hand knead colour into dough.
  5. Store in an airtight container

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Double the salt if you wish to have a stronger preservative action.
If you only wish to have one color add food coloring in step 2.

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
Vorwerk Thermomix ® and Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand assume no liability, particularly in terms of ingredient quantities used and success of the recipes.
Please observe the safety instructions in the Thermomix ® instruction manual at all times.

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  • I don't have cream of tartar. Why is it necessary?...

    Submitted by Adrijah on 17. April 2020 - 18:23.

    I don't have cream of tartar. Why is it necessary? And what else can I use?

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  • Softest play dough I've made. Kids love it!

    Submitted by Thermothomo on 26. October 2019 - 15:14.

    Softest play dough I've made. Kids love it!

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