These naturally dyed, purple-colored Easter eggs are much more beautiful than the neon-colored eggs created with traditional Easter egg coloring kits.
- 4 cups water
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- Blackberries and concord or red grapes
- Hard-boiled, white eggs
- Heat 1 quart water, 1 tablespoon vinegar, and 1 tablespoon salt in a saucepan.
- Add blackberries and concord or red grapes.
- Simmer for one hour.
- Strain fruit with slotted spoon, reserving the liquid for dyeing.
- Remove the pan from the heat.
- Add eggs to dye.
- Leave eggs in dye until they reach the desired color.
- Remove eggs and place on a drying rack or an upside down egg carton.
- For a slight shine, coat eggs in coconut oil.