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How to Make Marbled Easter Eggs

Easter doesn’t have to be complicated! Making marbled Easter eggs is an easy activity to do with kids. It is creative and artistic.

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Marbled Easter Eggs – Ingredients

Marbled Easter Eggs
  • Boiled eggs
  • Warm water
  • Distilled white vinegar
  • Food coloring
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 container for each color

Marbled Easter Eggs – Step by Step

How to Make Marbled Easter Eggs
  1. Prepare the first round of dipping colors by stirring 1 teaspoon vinegar and 5 to 10 drops of food coloring into each cup of water. For best results, these colors should be lighter shades.
  2. Place one egg in each color and allow to rest completely covered by the dye for 1 to 3 minutes. Carefully remove eggs and transfer them to paper toweling to dry.
  3. Prepare the second round of dipping colors by stirring 1 teaspoon vinegar, 10 to 20 drops of food coloring, and 1 tablespoon oil into each cup of water. For best results, these colors should be darker shades.
  4. Place one egg in each color and stir to coat. Allow resting for 1 to 3 minutes for more intense colors. 
  5. Carefully remove eggs and transfer them to paper toweling to dry.
  6. To repeat in a different color, rub as much oil from the eggs as possible before returning to the oil bath. Also, keep in mind that colors may blend on the eggs. Dipping repeatedly can render brown eggs.

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Marbled Easter Eggs Sample scaled

Marbled Easter Eggs

Materials

  • Boiled eggs
  • Warm water
  • Distilled white vinegar
  • Food coloring
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 container for each color

Instructions

    1. Prepare the first round of dipping colors by stirring 1 teaspoon vinegar and 5 to 10 drops of food coloring into each cup of water. For best results, these colors should be lighter shades.
    2. Place one egg in each color and allow to rest completely covered by the dye for 1 to 3 minutes. Carefully remove eggs and transfer them to paper toweling to dry.
    3. Prepare the second round of dipping colors by stirring 1 teaspoon vinegar, 10 to 20 drops of food coloring, and 1 tablespoon oil into each cup of water. For best results, these colors should be darker shades.
    4. Place one egg in each color and stir to coat. Allow resting for 1 to 3 minutes for more intense colors. 
    5. Carefully remove eggs and transfer them to paper toweling to dry.
    6. To repeat in a different color, rub as much oil from the eggs as possible before returning to the oil bath. Also, keep in mind that colors may blend on the eggs. Dipping repeatedly can render brown eggs.

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