Easter Egg Dye Recipe Using 3 Basic Ingredients

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This simple Easter Egg Dye recipe is inexpensive and so easy to make! You’ll only need 3 pantry ingredients to turn white eggs into a beautiful spectrum of colors!


Homemade Easter Egg Dye Recipe

You’re about to color Easter eggs and realized you don’t have an Egg Coloring Kit.

Or, you want to save money and make your own.

No worries, mama! This homemade Easter Egg Dye Recipe is here to bail you out.

It’s so easy to make, hardly costs anything to make, and still gives beautiful results.

Related: 9 Simple Easter Tradition Besides Coloring Eggs  

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Why Should You Make Own?

  • Making your own dye is much cheaper than egg kits.
  • If you don’t have access to an egg-dyeing kit, no problem!
  • You can control the colors/vibrancy you get!

What You Need:

  • water
  • vinegar
  • food coloring
  • mugs or bowls
  • eggs

That’s it! With just these basic ingredients you can create your own Easter egg dye!

Short On Time? Try These Inexpensive Easter Egg Coloring Kits. 


More Easter Egg Decorating Ideas:

And don’t worry, if you aren’t feeling brave to color Easter eggs (but these 5 tips for dyeing Easter eggs with kids might help!), you can always try decorating eggs using other fun ways including:

DIY Easter Eggs For The Book Lover

Easter Eggs

How to Decorate Egg People! 


Here’s the Easter recipe!

Just print and stash in your Easter binder for quick access years to come! 

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Homemade Easter Egg Dye



  • 1015 drops food coloring in each color
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup boiling water


  1. Mix all together.
  2. Place each color in separate cup or mug to dye.

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