Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

by

Fresco

Posted April 6, 2022 (Last updated April 6, 2022)

Serves

12

Total Time

1hrs 45mins

Calories

122

Use red cabbage and onion skins to make these natural blue and orange-yellow dyes. Soak for 30 minutes for pale pastels and up to a few hours for darker colors.

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    Ingredients

  • Red cabbage icon
    Red cabbage180 gchopped
  • Water icon
    Water960 ml
  • White vinegar icon
    White vinegar4 tablespoons
  • Onion icon
    Onion8peeled
  • Egg icon
    Egg12
  • Water icon
    Wateras neededcold
    Method

  • 1. Add red cabbage, water and white vinegar to a clean large saucepan
  • 2. Boil - 30 min
  • 3. Strain with sieve and set aside
  • 4. Add onion, white vinegar and water to a clean large saucepan
  • 5. Boil - 30 min
  • 6. Strain with sieve and set aside
  • 7. Bring eggs and water to boil in a large saucepan
  • 8. Simmer - 12 min for hard boiled eggs
  • 9. Rinse eggs until cool and place them in each saucepan
  • 10. Set aside large saucepan in fridge - 30 min
  • 11. Remove from containers

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