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How to Make Fake Blood

Scare the crap out of people this Halloween by sporting some very realistic fake blood.


  • Step 1: Pour corn syrup in bowl Pour 16 ounces of light corn syrup into a bowl.
  • Step 2: Add red food coloring Add one tablespoon of red food coloring.
  • Step 3: Mix thoroughly Mix thoroughly.
  • TIP: You can substitute clear cough syrup for the corn syrup.
  • Step 4: Mix in blue & yellow food coloring To darken the blood, mix in one drop of blue and yellow food coloring.
  • TIP: Need some guts to take the gore level over the top? Mix in some chicken livers.
  • Step 5: Smear on hands Smear it on your hands, and let the bloodbath begin—you're deranged, you're a zombie, you're a psycho killer on the loose and if you're not careful, you're going to stain something with that red dye.
  • FACT: "Hemophobia" is the abnormal fear of blood.

You Will Need

  • 20.0 oz A bottle of light corn syrup
  • Red
  • blue
  • and yellow food coloring
  • 20.0 oz Cough syrup (optional)
  • Chicken livers (optional)

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