Blue Homemade Egg Dye

Paint eggs a lovely shade of robin’s egg blue with this easy, natural dye recipe.

Three Eggs Colored With Blue Homemade Egg Dye Sitting on Baby's Breath Flowers
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Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

Whether Easter egg coloring or working on elaborate decorations for a spring soiree, this recipe for making blue homemade egg dye will help you create a gorgeous, cheerful spread. For more homemade egg dyes, check out our recipes for yellow dye, orange dye, pink dye, brown dye, and green dye.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound frozen blueberries (about 3 1/2 cups)

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. On a stovetop, bring frozen blueberries and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.

  2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl, straining out the blueberries with a strainer.

  3. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

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