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5 from 3 votes

3-Ingredient Homemade Puffy Paint

Make Homemade Puffy Paint with 3 kitchen ingredients. You put it in the microwave and it puffs right up!
Keyword: Homemade Puffy Paint
Author: Jackie Currie


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Combine flour and salt in a small bowl.
  • Add a bit of water and stir until you get a smooth, thin paste (about the same consistency of stirred yogurt).
  • Add food colouring, and mix well.
  • Put painting into microwave for 30 seconds and watch it puff up!
  • Allow to cool before handling.