Dyeing Eggs With Natural Materials

Yesterday afternoon Ted and I tried dying some eggs with natural materials. We chose (frozen) blueberries, cumin, turmeric, beetroots and coffee.
Each bowl was filled with enough water to cover the egg, 1 tablespoon of alum, three tablespoons of vinegar and the natural material.

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All the eggs (except for the blueberries which I’m going to use in a bread tomorrow) were boiled, and then put to simmer for around 30 minutes…

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I was actually a little disappointed with the outcome – I thought the colours would be much stronger…

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…though admittedly they are quite ‘Spring’ like! 😊
The blueberry colour I thought was much better, although I decided not to boil them and instead cook them in the Easter bread later (a recipe I have never tried before!)…

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Always good to experiment with new things however! πŸ˜‰πŸ”¬πŸ”πŸŽ“

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