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Homemade Easter Egg Dye (VIDEO)

Homemade Easter Egg Dye makes dying eggs more fun since you can eat the eggs without the shell. Homemade Food coloring using real foods. Kid Friendly Recipe anytime, not just Easter!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30
Calories: 5kcal
Author: Courtney



  • 1 turmeric powder
  • 1 cup hot water


  • 1/2 cabbage shredded
  • water


  • 1 cup Purple Mixture
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar


  • 1 cup beets chopped
  • 2 cups water


  • Yellow
  • Mix the turmeric and water, set aside.
  • Purple
  • Place the cabbage in a saucepan and cover with water.
  • Bring to a boil and mash down with a potato masher to get the color out.
  • Strain out cabbage and allow water to cool before using.
  • Blue
  • Take some of the purple mixture and mix with the baking soda and vinegar. Please use a larger container than you'll be using for dunking the eggs to make sure it doesn't go all over.
  • Pink
  • Place the chopped beets and water in a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil and allow the beets to color the water.
  • Remove the beets from the water and allow to cool before using.


Calories: 5kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 40mg | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.1mg