Food Coloring Pranks

How To : Prank someone's food for April Fool's Day

Looking for a few new April Fool’s Day pranks? You’ll be sure to get a startled look on friends faces when you catch them off guard with some unexpected alterations to their favorite foods. Just remember that what goes around comes around. Watch what you eat – this is a day p ...more

How To : Make fluffy rainbow cupcakes using food coloring

It's not hard at all to spice up your blah cupcakes, and it doesn't require a culinary arts certificate to create a cupcake that's delicious as well as beautiful. But don't just take our word for it. Check out this video by Craftster to learn how to bake rainbow colored cupca ...more

How To : Keep your family away from Red 40 food coloring

In this tutorial, learn all about the controversial and artificial food dye, Red 40. Red 40 is linked to hyperactivity in kids as well as ADHD, migraines, stomach aches and jitters. The UK is actually banning Red dye 40 this year. Check out this tutorial and learn which foods ...more

How To : Make Rainbow-Colored Cupcakes with Food Coloring

This video teaches the secrets of making rainbow-colored cupcakes with food coloring. Video: . First add some oil mixed with water, cake mix and egg whites in a bowl and mix them well. Transfer the batter to six disposable cups evenly to add the food coloring. Now add a colo ...more

News : Cook up fake vomit

Puke! SpacePaintings' recipe for vomit is ingenious. The ingredients seem random: a kitchen sponge, Elmer's glue and of course-- food coloring. Similar to the fake eyeball gush video, this is a necessary item in any prankster's back pocket. Best yet, it's reusable. It's a t ...more

How To : Make Realistic-Looking Fake Blood

Store-bought fake blood isn't too expensive, but the consistency and color are always the same. Real blood varies, from bright red when oxygenated (arterial blood) to deep, dark red when deoxygenated (venous blood), and it can be either thick or thin. So to achieve the best sp ...more

How To : Pull off a bloody stapler prank

Here's one practical joke that just about anyone can pull off. If you have access to a stapler, food dye or coloring, and capsules you can empty, you can play this trick on any unsuspecting person. This simple prank has everything: mimimum effort and maximum payoff. Try it on ...more

How To : Prank your roommate's toothpaste

Do your roommates constantly steal your toothpaste? Give them a surprise - by filling the tube halfway with toothpaste (you can add food coloring to make the evidence more clear), some baking soda and vinegar in a small ziplock bag, when they try to use it the next time, the c ...more

How To : Pull the bloody red tap water prank

Turn your sink into a scene from a horror movie and prank someone by rigging the faucet with food coloring to turn water blood red as it comes out. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

News : Prank a friend with blood oozing gum

Blood gum is perfect as a quick vampire costume flourish or straight up gross out prank. Loup226 is a consistently clever video creator. We're always excited to see his new stuff, but this one is a classic. Using dried food coloring, hollow out a piece of DoubleBubble and co ...more

How To : Pull the April Fool's Day Shower Head Prank

For the dedicated prankster, April Fool's Day is no joke. Nothing will stop them from coming up with the cleverest, most elaborate prank the world has ever seen. Or at least—their victim. The hardcore mischief-makers start planning out their ingenious prank the day after Apri ...more

How To : Pull the Decapitated Shrunken Head in a Jar Prank

A good prank requires decent effort, creativity, and impeccable timing. If you're in the office, there are plenty of hilarious pranks to play on coworkers, and for your family and friends, there's everything from toothpaste-filled Oreos, to solid milk, to impossible-to-solve ...more

How To : Make Glowing Green Candy

If there ever was a day to eat green candy, St. Patrick's Day would be it. But is there something better than the banality of green candy swarming the streets on St. Patty's Day? Yes—glowing green candy, and Instructables user BrittLiv wants us to show you how it's done. She ...more

How To : Create sunflower and ladybug cupcakes for summer

These cupcakes look a lot harder to decorate than they actually are. Using food coloring, icing, and clevery piping, you can herald the coming of summer with the pretty deliciousness of this sunflower cupcake. You'll need icing, a ziplock bag, food coloring, and oreo cookies ...more

How To : Decorate Christmas sugar cookies like a pro

You've got the basic recipe. Now learn all the different ways you can decorate those holiday sugar cookies like a pro. You will need: specialty decorating items sugar cookie dough cookie cutters cookie sheets currants, chopped nuts, assorted candy eggs food coloring liquid an ...more

How To : Make 'frog skin' or 'gak'

Chris Giorni, Mr. Science with Tree Frog Treks, demonstrates how to make simulated frog skin. To make the simulated frog skin, you will need glue, water, borax laundry powder and food coloring. First, add a pinch of the powdered borax to water and dye it green using the food c ...more

How To : Color your fondant for cake decorating

Coloring your fondant is actually a very simple process. Like coloring water or your cookies, coloring fondant involves adding a few drops of food coloring and then blending, blending, blending. Colored fondant makes your cake decorating projects much more appealing, so it's ...more

How To : Make Red, White, & Blue Red Velvet Cupcakes

Fourth of July is near, which means we'll soon be seeing an influx of red, white, and blue flags, banner, and of course patriotic sweets for those who indulge in the foodie side of the holiday. Bake your own red, white, and blue treats by watching this Fourth of July-themed e ...more

How To : Make slime without using borax

This video shows you how to make slime, or goo, without using borax which can be harsh on some people's skin. Rather than spending money on buying slime for your children in the toy store, simply mix water and cornstarch. You can even make it any color you want just by adding ...more

How To : Build a tornado or whirlpool tube

Wish you could put a whirlpool in a bottle? How about a tornado? Well, this cool video shows you how to do both. Add food coloring or dish soap to highlight the water or the air. It's a cool project!

How To : Make really simple and gross fake blood

There are a lot of recipes for fake blood online. This one is one of the simplest, and one of the grossest-looking. Just take some white corn syrup, red and blue food coloring and corn starch, mix them all together and you'll soon have an appalling concoction that will terrify ...more

How To : Make a simple lava lamp at home

Lava lamps are as easy to make as they are fun to look at. Watch this video to learn how to make your own lava lamp at home. You will need: an empty plastic soda bottle (with cap) vegetable or mineral oil food coloring effervescent tablet (like alka-seltzer) sequins and glitt ...more

How To : Build a lava lamp

Have you ever wanted to make your own lava lamp? If so, all you need are a few things from around the house: a plastic bottle; cooking oil; water; Alka-Seltzer; and food coloring. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on making your own lava lamp, take a look at this DIY s ...more

How To : Make a salt crystal garden

This is a timelapse of a salt crystal garden growing on a toilet paper roll. You need salt, water, food coloring, ammonia and a dish with a pourous stiff object.

How To : Make a caterpillar cake and bug cupcake

In this video, we learn how to make a caterpillar cake and bug cupcakes with Lee Hanson. You will need: 1 box Betty Crocker cake mix, any ingredients the box calls for, 8 drops of green food color, 1 1/2 container of Betty Crocker vanilla frosting, tray covered with foil, 5 ca ...more

How To : Make the Victorian cocktail

In this tutorial, we learn how to make the Victorian cocktail. To start, you will first need a martini glass, mandarin-infused vodka, St. Germain, and bitter juice. Pour an ounce of each of these into the shaker with some cubed ice. Then, use a spoon to mix this together inste ...more

How To : Make Basic Vanilla Cupcakes with Chef Phil Vickery

There are lots of cupcake flavors out there: red velvet, chocolate ganache, pumpkin pie, etc. But when it comes to good, wholesome cupcakes, nothing beats simple vanilla cupcakes. Vanilla cupcakes are also a bit healthier than other flavored cupcakes because it only uses vanil ...more

How To : Make spooky Monster Mash cupcakes for Halloween

Little kids either love monsters during Halloween or hate them. But even if your little ghost is not quite of scary movie age yet, she/he will get a kick out of decorating cupcakes into fiendly shapes. In this video you'll be indoctrinated in how to make Monster Mash cupcakes ...more

How To : Make melt and pour fudge soap treats

Make sure you attach a note to these fudge soaps saying they're soap and not fudge bars before you give them out to friends, because they look exactly like the real thing! Made from the melt and pour soapmaking method, these fudge bars are swirled with orange and yellow "food ...more

How To : Make your own water color paints at home

Teaching your kids to paint with watercolors is a great way to help them learn their colors. Watercolor paints are fantastic because they are less messy and last a long time. In this clip, learn how to save some money and make your very own watercolors at home with common hous ...more

How To : Make your own volcano model

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a volcano. The materials required are: baking soda, red food coloring and vinegar. For the base of the volcano, users will simply need to use a cup and cover it with some dough in a shape of a volcano. Now add 1-2 tsp of baking ...more

How To : Make an erupting volcano with soap

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an erupting volcano with soap. Begin by adding some vinegar into a flask/baker. Then add some soap into the vinegar and stir it by shaking the flask/baker. Users may choose to add some food coloring to make the mix look more li ...more

How To : Make a traditional, wax lava lamp at home

Transport yourself in no time to the 70's and chill out with your homemade lava lap. This five part series takes you step by step with everything you need, from wax, to food coloring to make a cool lava lamp. It's great activity for the whole family to enjoy. Part 1 of 5 - How ...more

How To : Make cheap and easy fake blood

If you're making a cheap horror movie, you're gonna need fake blood, and lots of it! In this video, you'll learn how to make a liter of fake blood. And the supplies are everyday household supplies, costing less than a dollar! Materials needed: Half a cup of chocolate powder ...more

How To : Make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction

Try out this science experiment... a classy chemical demonstration. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction. There's a reason why they call this elephants toothpaste. Hydrogen peroxide is decomposed to form oxygen gas and w ...more

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