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Halloween Special: Homemade Fake Blood

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Don't worry, it's FAKE blood

Don't worry, it's FAKE blood

The fake blood, that you can buy in shops, is usually unconvincing and leaves a heavy mark that requires such a serious cleaning job that you end up drawing actual blood when attempting to remove it.

Well, this non-toxic blood recipe will save you money and is so realistic that your friends will think you require medical attention.

Ingredients:

  • Honey syrup
  • Red food colouring
  • Flour

Instructions:

  1. Combine 1 part water with 3 parts honey syrup.
  2. Add the red food colouring and mix gently by shaking or stirring. Continue adding drops until the shade resembles that of real blood. Add a small amount of blue food colouring to achieve a more realistic shade.
  3. For the thickener – add sifted flour to your mixture, and gently mix it all again.
  4. Let the mixture sit for ten minutes in a warm environment. This will give it some time to thicken.



5 Comments

  1. If you want stuff that splatters well, just use what the mythbusters use. Vegetable oil and red food coloring.

  2. Excellent idea Tadgh, food colour me there!

  3. I know pictures which would otherwise be considered tasteless are acceptable at Hallowe’en, but I think your picture with the noose could be offensive.

  4. Offensive to who? Christians, or prunes?

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