Natural dyes for eggs – simply and safely


2018-03-17 11:30:31




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So, approaching light holiday of Easter. This day is traditionally accepted to give each other colored eggs-Easter eggs. How and what you paint them? Recommend the use of natural dyes for eggs – this simple and safe for the health of your loved ones. What else should pay special attention to? This will be discussed in this article.

natural dyes for eggs

Rules and ways of dyeing eggs

When using a dry chemical dyes typically do not need to boil their eggs, simply place the ready cooked according to the instructions of the solution and to maintain the required time.

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There is another way in which artificial dye liquid consistency. In this case, a boiled egg smeared with a dye composition and well rubbed until dry.

If you are using natural dyes for eggs, the technology is somewhat different. A decoction is prepared first, and then he infused some time, and then it boiled eggs.

When working keep in mind some tricks:

- soak the eggs before cooking for some time at room temperature. It is necessary to ensure that when cooked, they do not burst;

- the shell must be intact, without damage;

- pre-wash and dry the prepared eggs;

- the cooking time should not exceed 10 minutes, otherwise the product will be tasteless;

- for creating floral ornaments and patterns on the eggs before cooking attach to the shell beautiful leaves and wrap them with nylon;

- wipe ready, slightly warm eggs vegetable oil to make them Shine.

ways of coloring eggs

Most popular natural dyes for eggs

For painting Easter eggs in the old days used only natural raw materials - fruits, vegetables, herbs and the bark of trees. And in our time, such dyes for eggs are very popular as harmless to health (unlike chemical powders). The most common are:


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  1. Onion peel. Depending on the volume of material used for painting, color Easter eggs can be light yellow or dark brown.
  2. Beet juice. Gives the eggs pink and Burgundy shades. For coloring eggs prepare a solution of grate the beets on a grater, cover with water and boil for 20-30 min. In the resulting strained broth, add a few tablespoons of vinegar and a little salt, then add the eggs and simmer 5-10 min Let stand to cool.
  3. Spinach. Bright green color will turn out if the eggs cook in a pre-prepared solution. To do this, boil chopped spinach for 30-40 minutes.
  4. Birch leaves. Use them to produce yellow shades of Easter eggs. The leaves can be taken not only fresh but also dried. Fill with boiling water, boil and let stand for a more saturated color. Then the eggs, ready to paint, should be dipped in the warm solution and boil after boiling, 10 min.

Try also to experiment with coffee, black tea, red wine, turmeric, raspberry juice, red cabbage, blueberries and cranberries.

As you can see, using natural dyes for eggs, you'll be able to decorate your table for the holiday.

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