Chocolate Scented Playdough

When you think of childhood, what is the first thing that comes to mind? I bet playdough is high up on that list. Playdough and childhood go hand and hand. The smooshing and smashing is so great for those fine motor skills.

I think it is so fun that now days we can make so many different kinds of playdough. This is a super simple recipe for chocolate scented play dough. It smells AMAZING! Chocolate playdough is great for pretend play. You could do a pretend bakery, make pretend chocolates, or decorate chocolate Easter eggs.


Chocolate playdough

For This Chocolate Playdough Recipe You’ll Need:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 2 TB cream of tartar
  • 2 TB vegetable oil
  • 2 cups water


First, Mix all dry ingredients together and then add vegetable oil

Chocolate Playdough


Then add boiling water and mix well. If at this stage the dough is still really sticky and not forming a ball, add some more flour and mix with your hand. 

Chocolate Playdough

 When the dough has cooled knead it for a good 2-5 minutes until no longer sticky. If the dough is still sticky you will need more flour and if it is too dry add some water. Playdough consistency can vary depending on location and brand of flour.

chocolate play dough

There you have it! Yummy chocolate scented playdough! Your child is going to have so much fun playing bakery or chocolate shop with this play dough! Click here more play dough recipes and ideas. Below are some fun playdough tools! 

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