This homemade edible slime recipe is easily made from everyday kitchen ingredients, including cornflour and coconut milk. It’s ideal for families who enjoy DIY crafts.
Edible slime recipe
Makes 1 large ball or 2 smaller balls Prep 15 mins No cook
200g cornflour, sieved
50g icing sugar
175ml coconut milk (from a can), stirred
a few drops gel food colouring
1. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix with a spoon until you have a smooth, thick paste. Once the slime has come together, use your hands to roll a little of the mixture into a ball. If it crumbles, add a little more coconut milk, 1 tablespoon at a time. If it’s too soft or liquid, add a little more cornflour until it’s pliable and stretchy.
2. The slime can dry out a little as you play with it. If this happens, simply knead with wet hands to soften it up again.
Top tips for making edible slime
- If the slime firms up too much while you’re kneading it, add extra water or coconut milk to loosen.
- For the best finish, add gel food colorings rather than liquid versions. They’ll give a stronger color without altering the consistency. If you are using liquid food coloring, add a little more cornflour until you get the desired texture.