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Color Wash Easter Eggs

Creating beautiful and colorful eggs is a rewarding and fun Easter activity for families to do together.

30 min
PREP TIME
15 min
COOK TIME
4
INGREDIENTS

Preparation

  • 1 Gently place eggs in single layer in large saucepan. Add enough cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch (2 1/2 cm). Cover. Bring just to boil on high heat. Remove from heat. Let stand 12 minutes. (Adjust time up or down by 3 minutes for each size larger or smaller).
  • 2 Pour off hot water and rapidly cool eggs by running them under cold water (or place in ice water) until completely cooled.
  • 3 Place several eggs in a colander in the kitchen sink. Splash eggs with vinegar. Drop yellow food color onto eggs. Gently shake the colander for a few seconds to help the color spread. Let stand 30 seconds. Repeat with 1 or 2 additional food colors, if desired. After the final stand time, lightly rinse eggs with water. Drain completely. Allow eggs to dry.
  • 4 Test Kitchen Tips: •Line work surface with layers of newspaper before dyeing eggs.
    •Gather all equipment including small bowls or cups for each food colour, spoons for each bowl and paper towels for spills. Bowls should be deep enough to completely submerge the egg.
    •For easy clean-up, use soap and water repeatedly to remove food colour from hands and most kitchen countertops. If needed, use all-purpose cleaner with bleach for countertops.
    •Make an egg drying stand out of a paper towel tube cut into sections.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

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