How to make fake blood
Practicing first aid isn’t easy. It’s hard to simulate a real life accident to allow first aiders to practice their lifesaving skills. One thing you can make very easily however is fake blood. Making fake blood can be an easy way to bring some realism to your first aid scenarios.
There’s lots of recipes out there for fake blood, here’s a couple which you might want to try. Remember each will give you a different colour and consistency so its worth playing about until you find your perfect fake blood recipe. If you know of any recipes we’d love to hear about them!
> 450g of golden syrup
> Red and yellow food colouring as required
> Coffee essence or gravy browning to darken
> 1 cup of custard powder mixed in water
Add custard powder to the syrup and colourings. Heat in a saucepan until the mixture does not stain your skin and bottle when cool.
Fake blood recipe 2
> 3 jars of clear honey
> Small amount of boiling hot water (thins) 100 ml red food colouring (reds)
> 10 ml black food colouring
> 1/3 tin of condensed milk
Mix ingredients to desired colour and consistency.