How to Dye Easter Eggs

March 19th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Egg Dye Cover

Have some colorful fun this holiday season! Dyeing Easter eggs has long been a tradition that the whole family can enjoy — check out Wilton’s quick and easy steps to creating these vibrant spring decorations.

HOW TO dye easter eggs

You’ll need (for each egg):

STEP 1 – add the color

Get colorful! Dissolve the food gel into the hot water, stirring until color has distributed evenly.




STEP 2 – add the vinegar

Simply add vinegar to the water and stir to dissolve.




STEP 3 – add the egg

Carefully place your egg on the spoon and lower into the water. Leave soaking until you get the desired hue you’re looking for.





STEP 4 – voila!

Remove your egg from the water using the spoon and let dry before decorating.



And there you have it! Now your colorful eggs are ready to be embellished and used as fun decorations for the Easter holiday!

If you’re looking to get wild with your Easter egg dyeing and are looking for a multicolored option, check out our steps for Tie-Dyed Easter Eggs!

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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