If you want to dye some Easter eggs with the kids this year, you don’t have to rush out to purchase a dye kit. I’m going to share some natural ways to give your eggs colour using products from your refrigerator and cupboards.
Natural Products to Use to Dye Easter Eggs
Method for Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally
- Wash eggs gently with soap water and dab away any excess water.
- Place eggs with the source of dye you choose into non-metal pot.
- Add 2 tablespoons of white vinegar per quart of water.
- Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to simmer for approximately 15 to 20 minutes.
- After 20 minutes, remove the pot from the burner.
- If you like the colour, dab the excess away with a paper towel and set to dry on a rack.
- If you wish to produce a deeper colour, leave the eggs in the pot until they cool.
- Set wet Easter eggs on a rack to dry.
These natural methods for dyeing Easter eggs are great if you want to avoid using store bought food colouring.