How to Make April Fool's Food

Two Methods:FoodDrink

April 1st, otherwise known as April Fool's day, is a great day to play practical jokes on your family and friends. Tricks with food (and drink) are almost always a real winner. Note:Some parts are taken from A Girl's Guide. How to be the best at Everything.

Method 1
Food

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    If your family eats O-shaped cereal, thread them all onto a piece of string and put them back in the box.
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    Make a fake 'fried egg'. Arrange a spoonful of natural yogurt in an oval on a plate. Pop an apricot half in the middle. Serve it up to your family with a rasher of real bacon.
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    Put an empty eggshell upside down in an eggcup and surprise someone with a boiled egg that's got nothing inside.
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    Scoop a small hole in an apple with the end of a spoon and insert a sweet gummy worm - yuck!
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    Serve a scoop of mashed potato or vegetable shortening in an ice cream cone — tell your guests it's vanilla-flavoured ice cream.
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    Swap the sugar and salt.
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    Scrape the butter icing from the middle of a sandwich-style cookie (biscuit) and replace it with toothpaste. If toothpaste doesn't sound like a good idea to you, use ketchup or mustard instead.
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    Slice a banana before it's peeled. With a pin or needle and a bit of patience on your part, someone who sets out sleepily to eat a perfectly innocent breakfast can wonder how their fruit got sliced before they ever even unwrapped it.
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    Make kitty litter cake. Perhaps a better choice for Halloween, this real cake with a few melted Tootsie rolls evokes a strong image of an overdue kitty litter box. The best part of the joke might be eating some of this cake in front of disbelieving onlookers.
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    If your salt shakers have a screw top, unscrew it and place a small piece of a paper napkin over the opening. Then replace the lid. They can shake all they want, but nothing will come out, and the reason will be invisible, hidden under the lid.
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    Also with the salt or pepper shaker, unscrew the top and leave it just loose enough that it will dump salt or pepper all over the next time someone turns it over.
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    Make a naked egg. Simply by soaking it in vinegar, you can remove the shell from an egg, even an uncooked one, leaving the rest of the egg intact. Imagine someone's surprise when they reach into the egg carton and extract a real raw egg that is squishy and elastic!

Method 2
Drink

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    If your milk comes in cartons, turn it blue with a few drops of food colouring. Or substitute something entirely different, such as orange juice. No one will notice until they pour it out.
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    Replace beer with apple juice.
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    Add food coloring to water to make it look like a glass of juice or punch. For example, with 1/3 drop of green dye, 8 drops of yellow, and 1 drop of red, you can turn 500 mL of water into realistic-looking apple juice.
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    Make some jelly (Jello) following the instructions on the packet. Before it sets, pour the jelly into glasses. Pop a straw into each one and put in the fridge. Wait until your jelly sets before you serve up your 'fruit juice'. Watch your guests try to drink it!
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    With a pin, pierce several holes in a drinking straw, then pop it in a glass of juice.
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    Tie a string around a Mentos mint, hang the mint just inside the mouth of a 2 liter (0.5 US gal) soda (Diet Coke is best), screw the lid back on while holding the string. When the lid is tight again, cut off the leftover string so you can't see it. Ask an unsuspecting friend to get you a glass of soda. When they open the bottle, the Mentos drops in, and boom goes the diet cola.

Warnings

  • Ingesting too much fluoride toothpaste can cause unpleasant gastric effects. Make sure the toothpaste you use doesn't contain fluoride. Many children die each year from fluoride poisoning. Don't use this "prank" on a small child or you'll find yourself in the emergency room with them!
  • Flat beer is probably a bad idea for people under 21 (according to the United States Government). Also, an unsuspecting person probably wouldn't want to have beer without permission.
  • Make sure the subject of your pranks can take a joke before you do any of this.
  • If you are going to start the prank make sure you end it. Otherwise someone could get seriously hurt.
  • When using the pin, be careful not to pierce your finger.
  • Mentos and soda will create a huge mess, so be careful of who you play that trick on and where. You don't want to be the one cleaning up the huge mess, because that trick would be on you.

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