Tea Dyed Easter Eggs

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Skip the grocery store and artificial dyes and come by Cup of Tea for natural alternatives. Using tea to dye your Easter eggs gives a more earthy hue, saves your hands and clothes from getting stained by any dyes, and you can still eat the eggs afterward!

What You’ll Need

  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Loose leaf tea – we recommend:
    • Try out Current Affair for red
    • Tropical Sky for yellow
    • Butterfly Pea Flowers for blue
    • Butterfly Pea Flowers with John Lemon
    • Rooibos for orange
    • Matcha for green
  • Jar for each tea flavor

How to Dye Eggs With Tea

  • Add 3 tsp loose-leaf tea to a jar.
  • Fill the jar with hot water.
  • Add 3 tbsp of vinegar.
  • Place a hard-boiled egg into the tea mixture.
  • Let it sit overnight in the refrigerator.
  • Remove eggs and pat dry.


Choose tea over dyes this year, and tag us in your efforts @cupofteaoregon





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