Easter Egg Dyes With Food by Donna Hayek

Easter Egg Dyes With Food

 

  • ORANGE = YELLOW ONION SKINS 
  • YELLOW = TUMERIC 
  • TURQUOISE = RED CABBAGE 
  • BLUE = BLUEBERRIES 
  • GREEN = SPINACH 
  • PINK = BEETS 

 

HOW TO MAKE A DYE BATH: 

  • Combine 1.5 cups of water  
  • Combine 2 tablespoons of powdered spice or 1 cup of chopped fruit or vegetable matter 
  • Bring to a boil then simmer for 10-15 minutes 
  • Strain the dye into a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of white vinegar 
  • Color the eggs with less time as a lighter color and more time as a darker color