HOW TO MAKE EDIBLE PAINT
IS THERE EDIBLE PAINT?Yes there is an edible paint that is awesome to use for babies and toddlers who are still putting everything in their mouths. Get creative with homemade edible paint the kids will love to mix up with you. Perfect to add to any holiday theme, birthday party, or just anytime fun when you are in the kitchen. Play and eat your own artwork with a super easy recipe for edible paint that is just as appropriate for toddlers as it is for teens! Find out how to make edible paint below with our easy edible paint recipe. Only a few simple ingredients are needed for this tasty recipe. Let’s get started!
WHAT CAN EDIBLE PAINT BE USED FOR?Use your edible paint to decorate plain sugar cookies, crispy rice and marshmallow squares, and even toast! Or use on card stock for an edible finger paint for little ones! Head to the kitchen and make it a day by whipping up a batch of sugar cookies, or add pre-made dough to your grocery list if you have less time available.
EDIBLE PAINT RECIPE
YOU WILL NEED:
- 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- Gel food coloring
- Clean paintbrushes (new is best or better yet food-safe)
- Snacks to paint (like sliced fruit, sugar cookies, marshmallows, and/or rice crispy treats)
HOW TO MAKE EDIBLE PAINTSTEP 1. Divide sweetened condensed milk into small containers. STEP 2. Add food coloring. Stir well and add more food coloring if needed to reach the desired color.
Mixing primary colors:
For purple – Make the red first. Transfer half of the paint to a different container. With the remaining paint, add blue food coloring until you reach the desired shade of purple.
For orange – Make the yellow first. Transfer half of the paint to a different container. With the remaining paint, add red food coloring until you reach the desired shade of orange.STEP 3. Now time to paint your favorite treat! You may want to dedicate a special food-safe brush to this project or use craft sticks! Or pull out some paper and use as a fun edible finger paint.
MORE FUN PAINTING IDEAS
- Salt Painting
- Snowflake Painting
- Ocean Theme Painting
- Fall Painting Activity
- Shivery Snow Paint
- Homemade Sidewalk Paint
MAKE HOMEMADE EDIBLE PAINT FOR KIDS
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Use for painting cakes or snacks or as an edible finger paint for babies and toddlers.
- 1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
- various gel food coloring
Divide the sweetened condensed milk into containers.
Add a drop of food coloring and mix well.