Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

by

Fresco

Posted 6 April 2022 (Last updated 6 April 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 up to a few hours for darker colours.

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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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