How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs

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How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs

Pink Eggs

Ingredients
2 cups red beets, roughly chopped
1 tbsp vinegar
½ tsp salt
2 cups water
hard boiled eggs

Directions
1. Place the beets, vinegar, salt and water into a pot and bring to a boil.
2. Simmer for 15 minutes, then remove the beets. Allow to cool.
3. Place the eggs into the liquid and leave for 30 minutes or overnight.
4. Remove from the liquid and allow to dry completely.

Yellow Eggs

Ingredients
¼ cup ground turmeric
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp salt
4 cups water
hard boiled eggs

Directions
1. Place the turmeric, vinegar, salt and water in a pot and simmer for 30 minutes. Then remove from the heat and cool.
2. Dip the hard boiled eggs into the liquid and leave for 30 minutes or overnight.
3. Remove from the liquid and allow to dry completely.

Green Eggs

Ingredients
2 tbsp matcha green tea powder
¼ tsp salt
½ tbsp vinegar
1 cup boiling water
hard boiled eggs

Directions
1. Place the matcha green tea powder and salt in a bowl and mix. Add ½ cup water and fully dissolve the matcha. Add the remaining water and vinegar and mix to combine.
2. Add the eggs and soak for 30 minutes or overnight.
3. Then remove the eggs from the liquid and allow to dry completely.

Brown Eggs

Ingredients
1 cup strong black coffee
1 tbsp vinegar
½ tsp salt
hard boiled eggs

Directions
1. Combine the coffee, vinegar and salt in a bowl.
2. Place the eggs in the liquid and let soak for 30 minutes or overnight.
3. Drain and allow the eggs to dry completely.

Blue Eggs

Ingredients
2 cups purple cabbage, roughly chopped
1 tbsp vinegar
½ tsp salt
2 cups water
hard boiled eggs

Directions
1. Place the cabbage, vinegar, salt and water in a pot. Bring it to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes. Strain the cabbage and allow the liquid to cool.
2. Dip the hard boiled eggs into the liquid and soak for 30 minutes or overnight.
3. Drain the eggs and allow them to dry completely.

 

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