Easter Egg Dye (#1826)
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- 1/4 tsp Food Coloring
- 3/4 cup Water boiling, for each color
- 1 Tbsp Vinegar for each color
- For each color, measure food color, water and vinegar into bowl about size of a cereal bowl. Mix well with spoon, use separate spoon for each color.
- To make orange dye, mix equal amounts of red and yellow. To make purple dye, mix blue and red. To make green dye, mix blue and yellow.
- Following each color listed below, you will find the number of drops of each food coloring to be added to about 2 to 4 ounces of vinegar for dipping.
- Lime - 24 yellow, 4 green
- Pretty purple - 15 blue, 5 red
- Cantaloupe - 24 yellow, 2 red
- Jade - 17 green, 3 blue
- Plum - 10 red, 4 blue
- Spearmint - 12 green, 6 yellow, 2 blue
- Raspberry - 14 red, 6 blue
- Maize - 24 yellow, 1 red
- Watermelon - 25 red, 2 blue
- Teal - 15 green, 5 blue
- Grape - 17 blue, 3 red
- Fuchsia - 18 red, 2 blue
- Orange sunset - 17 yellow, 3 red
- Jungle mint green - 14 green, 6 yellow
- To make larger volumes, just keep the ratio the same (for example, lime is 24 parts yellow to 4 parts green; a ratio of 6 to 1).
- See the link below this recipe for a larger selection of an easter food coloring chart.