Planning a murder mystery night, putting the finishing touches on a vampire costume, or planning to scare your parents when they come home? There are plenty of great reasons to make a fake blood stain, and with a few household ingredients, you'll be making your own in no time. The following recipe makes about a cup of fake blood.
Things You'll Need
- Mixing bowl
- Measuring cups
- Spoon measures
- Corn syrup
- Warm water
- Corn starch
- Red, green and yellow food coloring
- Powdered cocoa
- Cloth, costume or carpet that will be stained with the fake blood
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Mix 2/3 cup of corn syrup with 1/3 cup warm water. Add 5 tbsp. of corn starch.
Add 1 tbsp. of cocoa powder to the mixture, and stir until it dissolves. Squeeze about 4 tsp. of red food dye into the mix.
Darken the mixture using a few drips each of the yellow and green food dye so it takes on a darker, more convincing blood color.
Use the sponge to soak up some of the blood. Squeeze, drip or dab it onto the desired area to create a blood stain.