Colored Easter Eggs
Recipe type: Miscellaneous
Cuisine: American
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Coloring Easter eggs just got easier with gel food coloring. The colors are more vibrant, and it takes half the time.
  • Hard-boiled eggs (as many as you'd like)
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 1 Tablespoon white vinegar
  • 5 drops gel food coloring OR approximately 20 drops regular food coloring
  1. Bring water in a kettle to a boil
  2. Add eggs, cover with a lid, and simmer for 12 minutes
  3. Remove eggs from boiling water
  4. Run cold water over the eggs
  5. To chill quickly, place in iced water
  6. To color eggs, mix water, vinegar and gel coloring with a metal spoon
  7. Put eggs into colored water and remove when desired color
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