Natural Egg Dyes for Easter

Easter is here again, so time to dye eggs for hiding later in the day! No matter how old you are hiding Easter eggs never gets old and decorating them so much fun. If you didn’t get a chance to run out and buy the yearly dye kit no worries you have all ingredients at home to naturally dye eggs. We must thank Martha for helping us out this Easter, have a wonderful Easter:

Blue Homemade Egg Dye

Ingredients

1 pound frozen blueberries (about 3 1/2 cups)

2 cups water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. On a stovetop, bring frozen blueberries and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl, straining out the blueberries with a strainer.
  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

Yellow Homemade Egg Dye

Ingredients

2 tablespoons turmeric

2 cups water

1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions

  1. On the stovetop, bring turmeric and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl.
  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon vinegar.

Orange Homemade Egg Dye

Ingredients

2 tablespoons paprika

2 cups water

1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions

  1. On the stovetop, bring paprika and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl.
  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon vinegar.

Pink Homemade Egg Dye

Ingredients

12 ounces frozen raspberries 

2 cups water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. On the stovetop, bring frozen raspberries and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl, straining out the raspberries with a strainer.
  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

Brown Homemade Egg Dye

Ingredients

1/4 cup instant coffee granules

2 cups boiling water

1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions

  1. In a cup or bowl, stir coffee granules and boiling water together.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon vinegar.

Green Homemade Egg Dye

Ingredients

1 pound frozen blueberries

4 cups water

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons turmeric

1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions

  1. On the stovetop, bring frozen blueberries and 2 cups water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a separate pot, bring turmeric and water to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour blue liquid into a cup or bowl, straining out the blueberries with a strainer. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
  3. Pour yellow liquid into a cup or bowl. Stir in 1 tablespoon vineger
  4. Mix one part blue liquid with one part yellow liquid.

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