How to Make Natural Easter Egg Dyes
Easter and decorated eggs – You cannot have one without the other. But we all know this purchase Egg coloring sets Year after year is expensive. Save some money this year and leave the wrong stuff behind by coloring your brown or white eggs the old-fashioned way: with foods that you already have in your fridge or in your pantry. If you prefer the rustic farmhouse look or want to make your household more natural, follow this guide to color your Christmas decorations with natural Easter egg colors. The rest is your call: sprinkle your dipped and colored creations to complement your garden your egg huntor add them to yours The heart of the table for an outstanding advertisement.
How to make natural Easter egg color
- Combine 1 liter of water and 2 tablespoons of white vinegar in a medium-sized saucepan.
- Bring to the boil, add the coloring ingredients for yellow, blue, pink and orange eggs (ingredients listed below!) And lower the heat. Simmer for 30 minutes. Let cool down.
- Strain the dye before adding the eggs. After sifting, add eggs and let them soak for at least 30 minutes. Soak longer for a more lively egg. When the desired color is reached, remove with pliers and pat dry with paper towels.
Soak four cups of chopped beets in a mixture for 30 minutes. Strain, then leave the eggs in liquid for 30 minutes or more, depending on how deep the color should be.
Add 4 cups of yellow onion skin to the mixture. Simmer for 30 minutes, strain and let the eggs rest in liquid for 30 minutes. For a lighter orange, let the eggs sit in the dye overnight in the refrigerator.
Add 3 tablespoons of turmeric to the boiling water. Simmer for 30 minutes, let cool and soak the eggs in the mixture until they reach the desired shade. (For your information, since turmeric is notorious for coloring your skin, you should wear rubber gloves when handling yellow eggs.)
Light blue eggs
Add 3 cups of chopped red or purple cabbage to the mixture. Simmer for 30 minutes, strain and let the eggs soak overnight to get the lightest shade.
Dark blue eggs
Add 4 cups of blueberries to the mix. Simmer for 30 minutes, strain and let the eggs rest in liquid for 30 minutes or more to achieve deeper tones.
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