How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

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If you are looking for some ideas to dye and color your Easter Eggs naturally, here are a few options.

Red:

  • 2 pounds beets, peeled, diced

Yellow/tan:

  • 1 pound onion skins

Yellow/orange:

  • 1 1/2 cup (1.9 ounce) jar turmeric

Purple:

  • 2 small heads red cabbage, sliced

Warm brown:

  • 1 (6-cup) pot of strong coffee
  • Distilled white vinegar

Yellow:

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

Blue/Purple:

  • 2 cups blueberries, crushed

Directions

For all but the coffee color, in a 5 quart saucepan add 1 vegetable or ingredient. Add 4 quarts water, bring to a boil and cook for 1/2 hour or until the color is very dark. Allow to cool to room temperature and strain out vegetables. Add 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar and then add hard boiled eggs to each color. Refrigerate overnight. For the coffee color: brew the coffee. Allow to cool to room temperature. Add 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar, add hard boiled eggs, refrigerate overnight.

Source: Food Network

Do you have any good ideas/tips for Coloring Eggs Naturally?

Comments

  1. I am sorry but this is WAYYYYY TOO MUCH WORK!!!!! What happened to the old fashioned way of doing it???? HAPPY EASTER

    • Shannon

      Some of us don’t like food coloring :)

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