Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

by

Drop

POSTED Mon, 9 March 2015

Serves

12

Total Time

105 MINS

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 cabbage

    2 cups (about 182.4 g)chopped

  • Water icon
    Water

    2 cups (about 480 g)

  • White vinegar icon
    White vinegar

    2 tablespoons (about 30 g)

  • Onion icon
    Onion

    8 (about 1.12 kg)peeled

  • Egg icon
    Egg

    12 (about 600 g)

  • Water icon
    Water

    as 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. Add egg to a clean stockpot
  • 8. Cover with water
  • 9. Heat until boiling
  • 10. Simmer - 12 min
  • 11. Rinse with sieve until cool
  • 12. Transfer eggs to large saucepan carefully
  • 13. Set aside in fridge - 30 min
  • 14. Remove stockpot

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