Make enough strongly brewed coffee to cover the amount of eggs you want to dye, and let it cool to room temperature. Any of our coffees will work well, but I used our Vanilla Macadamia Nut
coffee, and it smelled so good!
Start with white eggs, preferably at room temperature.
Use waxed floss, tape, leaves, or other objects to "decorate" the eggs with. When using objects like leaves or tape, use a knotted nylon stocking to hold them against the egg during boiling. (see below)
Carefully place the eggs in the bottom of a saucepan, with enough room so that they aren't touching each other.
Pour coffee over the eggs, and bring to a boil, on medium heat.
Boil for 12-30 min, to desired shade. (As a reference, the one below is a 15 min boiling time)
Carefully pour coffee out of the saucepan, and rinse with cool water.
"Unwrap" the eggs to reveal the designs, and enjoy!!!
(Wrapped with waxed floss)
(Heart sticker, with nylon stocking)
(Tape with nylon stocking)
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