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DIY Easter Egg Dye

Learn how to make this DIY Easter egg dye with this easy tutorial.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Easter Eggs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 11kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 beet
  • 1 tbs paprika
  • 1/4 head red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup onion skins
  • 5 1/3 tbs vinegar

Instructions

  • Pink: Chop one medium beet and boil it in a pan with 4 cups of water. Strain the beet chunks and bring the water to room temperature, then add 2 tablespoons of vinegar.
  • Red: Boil a tablespoon of paprika in a cup of water. Bring the water to room temperature and add 2 teaspoons of vinegar.
  • Blue: Chop ¼ head of red cabbage and boil it in 4 cups of water. Strain the cabbage and bring the water to room temperature, then add 2 tablespoons of vinegar.
  • Yellow: Take the skins off 4 onions and simmer them in 2 cups of water for 20 minutes. Strain the onion skins and bring the water to room temperature, then add 2 teaspoons of vinegar.
  • Transfer each dye mixture to a separate jar. Soak hard boiled eggs overnight in each jar for the most vibrant color.
  • Store the eggs in the refrigerator until ready to peel and eat.

Notes

Dye recipes were inspired by this Better Homes and Gardens article.

Nutrition

Calories: 11kcal