Easter Egg Art Fast and Easy Crackle Eggs


So this is Egg Art? I love it and it's so much fun!!! I actually loved the look of these and the results were so easy, you have to try it! For natural dyed eggs click here for my suggestions.
They call this Easter Egg Art hmmmm.... so when I was a kid and when my kids were growing up if the eggs would crack in the water... I would be sooooooo extremely mad and start over!  I hated when they cracked in the boiling water! Now its art? I never thought of cracked eggs as art before, not sure why I didn't grow up in this  new smart generation because I really fit in. Anytime there is a mishap, I'm in. I love the sound of calling crackled eggs art! I do have to say, if you crack too hard and the dye seeps in you won't have nice art but still, I was so excited to see the insides of these, they really were beautiful! I love the color blue, but you choose your  favorite! Also one other thing, try using flavors like soy sauce, kool aides, soak overnight, if you want to pick up flavors!




Boil eggs to hard boiled stage. Remove the eggs from the boiling water, gently crack each egg by tapping  with the back side of a spoon. Too many cracks or too deeply cracked causes the colorant to get inside too easily and solid spots and color will appear everywhere. Take a towel, roll the egg under the palm of your hand to spread the cracks around the entire egg would be another method. You want a lot of crackling, but not deep cracks and you don't want to lose eggshell. Use as many colors as you want. You can also try tea, soy sauce, beet juice, dye from fruits,  food colorings will all work. Sit eggs in the coloring for 10 minutes.  Rinse in cool water. Then remove place on a paper towel to dry. Allow the kids or guests to remove the shell inside to enjoy their Egg Art...  Happy Easter!


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For the Dye instructions:Just boil 2 cups of water with 1 tablespoon of vinegar, add your colorant ( and simmer for 15 minutes. Place each egg into a deep style mug and pour the dye in.  For natural dye from vegetables click here for my suggestions.





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38 comments:

  1. I'm going to make these this weekend - very cool! :-)

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  2. Your story made me smile dear, because I always hated when eggs cracked in the boiling water! Instead it could be art!!! Your Easter eggs are very very nice,
    I want to try this, it looks really easy.
    Bye bye, I wish you a happy Easter

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  3. Nice! Such a pretty, creative way to interest little ones in eating their eggs at Easter time, or any time for that matter.

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  4. Definitely art! These belong in a museum!

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  5. funny how thing come around, these eggs are so cool ... like the idea of flavoring them

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  6. very neat. I don't think we have time to make eggs this year :-(

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  7. Such fun and pretty Easter eggs!

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  8. I think these are so so pretty! I've made them before and I can't get over how and egg can be so pretty!! lol ♥- Katrina

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  9. I think it was probably a health/safety issue at some point re: food dyes as well - being concerned with the inside being colored. Probably not so much nowadays, or if you use onion skins, beets, etc. for coloring. I love that you somehow managed to get a little Peace Sign on in your last shot on the egg on the left. :)

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  10. Clauda thanks for this timely post. They look so pretty ... I need to make some for Sunday ... I think I'll take the natural coloring route though as I'm trying to reduce if not eliminate these artificial colors. A very Happy Easter to you and all your family!

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  11. Very cool! This is my first Easter as a blogger and I'm going to have so much fun using all the cool egg coloring techniques I've seen this past week :) Thanks so much for sharing!

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  12. And to think of all the years I spent trying not to crack the eggs! This is so pretty and sweet. Happy Easter!

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  13. They look so cool, I'll need to try this :)

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  14. WHat a pretty and festive idea! Those eggs look so pretty!
    I hope you and your family have a beautiful and blessed Easter!

    Hugs & Happy Blessings,
    Tammy♥

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  15. I did this all the time as a kid! Maybe it'll catch on!

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  16. Very clever! They look great! Happy Easter!

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  17. cute Claudia, I tagged you in this post, play if you like ;)
    http://www.you-made-that.com/easter-menu-game-tag-im-it/

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  18. Love it! Instead of getting annoyed when they crack when boiling, embrace it.

    - The Tablescaper

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  19. These are so pretty! I always hate it when the egg cracks too. Now I can call it art!

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  20. Dear Claudia,

    Looks beautiful! Like marble eggs!
    Thank you for the Easter wishes.
    Have a wonderful, blessed Easter Holiday!
    Catherine
    xoxo

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  21. Those are some gorgeous eggs, Claudia! Lovely~

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  22. So glad to have been the inspiration for this! I like your take... but, is it edible?

    Ciao e Buona Pasqua!

    L


    hip pressure cooking
    making pressure cooking hip, one recipe at a time!

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  23. Great idea, thanks for sharing :)

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  24. Definitely a very cool idea! Happy Easter!

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  25. Love these eggs....beautiful.All the deco looks so pretty. I did something different this year, dyed them in onion skins so they had great flavor:)
    https://mywanderingspoon.wordpress.com/2011/04/24/happy-easter/

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  26. They are so pretty.. enjoyed ur write up ..

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  27. These are so cool...interesting that we see things diffidently later on. What was once a mishap to us is now more closely viewed and becomes art :)

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  28. Hi Claudia! Thanks for sharing this wonderful blue crackled Easter eggs on Fresh Clean and Pure Friday/Seasonal Saturday. I featured them today and hope you can stop by again when you have a moment. Have a great weekend and sorry I've been so absent. I'll catch up . . . promise! Roz

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  29. These are beautiful, Claudia! I would love to try these with my grandchildren. Enjoyed your post!

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