Guide: Easter Egg Dye| Here’s How to Make One Naturally, Instantly, and Inexpensively!

  • AUTHOR: midhat
  • POSTED ON: March 16, 2021

The easiest ways to spring into the Easter spirit!

From decorating your home for the festivities to cooking delicious food, there’s no shortage of things to do when ringing into Easter celebrations.

That’s why we are here to assist you in this tiring process, starting with the most important item of all: Easter Eggs!

Festivals serve as an opportunity to come together and bond as a family. There is no better way to spend quality time with your children in holidays than painting and dying Easter eggs.  Scroll down and find ways to dye Easter eggs naturally, instantly, and inexpensively:

Natural ways of dying Easter eggs with pink color:

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Canned beets juice: Fluid extraction from canned beets gives a vibrant pink texture to the Easter eggs. To do this, dip eggs in canned beet juice, add 3 table spoons of vinegar, and leave them for 10-20 minutes. These eggs will have a lovely shade of pink color. You can also use fresh boiled beets, but it will take longer than the canned ones.

Cherries: Dip your eggs in sour cherry jam and it will take the eggs around 8 hours to turn into the desired color. Try using maraschino cherries to get a vibrant pink.

Raspberries: Another effective option to dye eggs pink is by using raspberries. This will give your eggs a purplish pink and takes around 4 hours. 1 cup of raspberries are enough to make the dye and produce quicker results.

Red onion Skins: It’s a very popular method of yielding a pinkish dye for eggs. However, our experience with this dye hasn’t been good, as it gave us brown color instead of pink. If brown is your thing, go for this option.

Natural ways of dying Easter eggs with yellow color

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Turmeric: This is the most effective method if you want to give a lovely yellow color to Easter eggs. The best part of this dye is that it takes only 8 minutes to achieve the desired color. Turmeric leaves a bright, sunny, and pretty yellow color. You just need two heaping tablespoons of turmeric in a pot of boiling water.

Orange peels: Orange peels work only if you leave eggs overnight in the fridge.

Celery seeds: If you don’t have celery seeds, you can use celery salt. Though it won’t give a bright yellow color, it will turn the eggs into a lovely bright yellow color after 6 hours.

Saffron: Saffron is pretty expensive, but it gives the loveliest yellow-orange shade to your Easter eggs. You can get Saffron at reasonable rates from places like Winners, Marshalls, Homegoods, etc.

Green Tea: Green tea gives a pretty light chartreuse color.

Natural ways of dying Easter eggs with blue color

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Purple Grape juice: to make this dye, boil eggs directly in the juice without adding any extra water.

Red Cabbage leaves: It is one of the quickest ways to give a vibrant blue dye to your Easter eggs.

Blueberries/blueberry tea: If you can’t afford to buy blueberries, you can use Saskatoon berries. It leaves a lovely blue/purple color. You need two cup of berries to yield the perfect results.

Natural ways of dying Easter eggs with green color

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Spinach: Spinach works really well for giving a perfect green color to Easter eggs, and it takes only 2 hours.

Kale: This method is best for yellow-green color. You’ll need to leave them in the extraction overnight, though.  

Matcha tea: It produces more of a yellowish-green color.

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Hoppy Easter to all of our readers!

Updated March 16, 2021
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