Here's a run down of how to make some miniature food out of salt dough perfect for a dolls house.
I'll show you specifically how to make hot cross buns and croissants but once you know the basics you can make anything.

Step 1: Making salt dough

Salt dough is made of plain flour, salt and water.
I just got roughly the same amount of flour and salt and added water until it went doughy, but if you want to do things properly then just google a salt dough recipe.
To make everything in the first photo I only used the amount of salt dough you see in my hand here.

I cooked my salt dough on the lowest oven setting - less than Gas Mark 1 - and the smaller pieces only needed about 15 minutes, the larger ones I left in for 30 minutes.
You'll be able to tell when they're done as they should go white and hard and not be squishy in the middle.
<p>Do we have to use salt dough ? Or could we use sculpey's bake and bend clay?</p>
This is cool but if you want to see something very creative try SALT DOUGH SMILIES <br>These are the best and really cool and very good activity for the children
So cute:) I want to make those;D
Nice and clever idea! And this is very eatable (if you are a playmobil!) <br>
good luck.. very cool looking
its amazing how they can look SO life like!! brilliant!
Beautiful! Can you please tell me what acrylic paint is?
It's a water based paint that dries quite quickly and I've found it sticks to most surfaces. I'm guessing most paints would work, like regular childrens poster paints.
These pieces are amazing! My daughter and I want to try this, too! One question: What kind of paint did you use?<br><br>Again: great work; thanks for posting this!<br>
Thank you!<br>I used acrylic paint, I hope that helps
To keep the tasty-looking mini foodstuffs from attracting bugs and to offset the hygroscopic nature of salt dough, it's a good idea to varnish the items on all sides.
The detail is amazing, nicely done!
such a small scale but still looks tasty!

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