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Natural Blue Cake Experiment

Natural Blue Cake With Red Cabbage

Because I didn’t get blue cake, when I made my naturally colored rainbow cake, I tried to make blue cake again. I followed this recipe for rainbow cake with homemade natural food dyes. It’s a different recipe than the one I used last time: It’s made with egg whites and yogurt. The blue cake layer is naturally colored with blueberry juice. Continue reading Natural Blue Cake Experiment

Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts

Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts

Coloring sugar naturally is really easy and so much fun! 😀 Can you believe that all those sugar hearts are naturally colored? I used fruits, vegetables, herbs and teas. You can achieve almost any color with natural food coloring. Continue reading Naturally Colored Sugar Sprinkles And Sugar Hearts

How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

How To Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

Dyeing Easter eggs naturally is really easy and so much fun! 😀

Each Easter we dye Easter eggs with natural dyes. Over the years we’ve tried different vegetable dye materials: vegetables, herbs, teas etc. Onion skins and red cabbage produced the most vibrant colors. But this Easter I also wanted naturally dyed green, pink and yellow Easter eggs! 😀

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Rainbow Cake With Natural Food Coloring

Rainbow Cake With Natural Food Coloring

Rainbow cakes are everywhere on pinterest right now! And since I’m experimenting with natural food colorings at the moment, I thought I’d try to make rainbow cake with natural food coloring! 😀 Continue reading Rainbow Cake With Natural Food Coloring

Black, Purple, And Rust-Colored Dye Samples

Common bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) natural dye
Common bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

Here are some more dye samples I’ve made. The first is common bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) on cotton fabric and silk fabric. To get this dark purple color, it’s necessary to use common bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) with dark red flesh; blueberries (Vaccinium cyanococcus) with white flesh don’t work. The fabrics aren’t mordanted. Continue reading Black, Purple, And Rust-Colored Dye Samples