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dying easter eggs

Posted by on Apr. 1, 2010 at 1:22 AM
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i know there are ways to dye eggs without buying the kits. we did the natural dye last year and i didnt like how long it took. (with beet juice and cumin... ) anyway i was wondering if you ladies know the ratio of food colors to vinagar. or if you have a different way of dying the eggs please share! i need ideas and i am creativily challenged right now. thanks for any tips or ideas!

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by on Apr. 1, 2010 at 1:22 AM
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Robyn218
by on Apr. 1, 2010 at 1:46 AM

Wilton Icing Colors give you very bright colorful eggs

Colored Easter Eggs:
Using a deep cup or bowl, place a glob of paste color.
Add approximately 1 Tablespoon of boiling water and stir to dissolve completely.
Add 1 Tablespoon of White (aka distilled) vinegar. (The vinegar helps to set the color.)
Stir in 3/4 cup of boiling water.
Add a hard cooked egg to prepared solution and allow to remain in the mixture until the desired color is obtained.
The longer the egg remains in the mixture, the darker it becomes.
Remove the egg to an empty egg carton to dry.

LindyLou
by on Apr. 1, 2010 at 2:28 AM

purple cabbage and alum powder boiled make pretty purples

Bradensmommy719
by on Apr. 1, 2010 at 3:16 PM

you are so awesome!! this is what i was looking for! thank you so very much! 

Quoting Robyn218:

Wilton Icing Colors give you very bright colorful eggs

Colored Easter Eggs:
Using a deep cup or bowl, place a glob of paste color.
Add approximately 1 Tablespoon of boiling water and stir to dissolve completely.
Add 1 Tablespoon of White (aka distilled) vinegar. (The vinegar helps to set the color.)
Stir in 3/4 cup of boiling water.
Add a hard cooked egg to prepared solution and allow to remain in the mixture until the desired color is obtained.
The longer the egg remains in the mixture, the darker it becomes.
Remove the egg to an empty egg carton to dry.


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Robyn218
by on Apr. 1, 2010 at 6:23 PM

happy

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