Use natural ingredients to create dyed Easter eggs

Get crafty this Easter

Get crafty this Easter

Try these all-natural recipes made from ingredients you'll likely find in your kitchen to create dyed Easter eggs in pastel shades.

For deeper colours leave the eggs to soak in their dye baths in the fridge until you reach the hue you need.

Blue eggs

Boil together 2 cups shredded red cabbage with 3 cups water for 10 minutes. Allow to cool, strain, stir in 1/4 cup white vinegar and add hard-boiled eggs. Cover and place in the fridge overnight.

Yellow eggs

Add 5 tbsp turmeric to 3 cups boiling water. Allow to cool, stir in 1/4 cup white vinegar and add hand-boiled eggs. Cover and place in the fridge overnight.

Pink eggs

Boil together 1 medium beetroot cut into chunks with 4 cups water for 10 minutes. Allow to cool, strain, stir in 1/4 cup white vinegar and add hard-boiled eggs. Cover and place in the fridge for 1 hour or until the desired colour is achieved.

Green eggs

Boil together the skin from 6 red onions with 3 cups water for 15 minutes. Allow to cool, strain, stir in 1/4 cup white vinegar and add hard-boiled eggs. Cover and place in the fridge overnight.

Orange eggs

Boil together the skin from 6 brown onions with 3 cups water for 15 minutes. Allow to cool, strain, stir in 1/4 cup white vinegar and add hard-boiled eggs. Cover and place in the fridge overnight.

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