BOIL AND SIMMER 15 MINUTES OR UNTIL COLOR IS RIGHT!
STRAIN INTO CUP FOR EGG DIPPING, ADD 2 TSP WHITE VINEGAR
SOAK EGGS 30+ MINUTES
Pink: 1-1/2 c. Chopped Red Beets
Lavender: 1 c. red Onion Skins
Blue: 1-1/2 c. Shredded Purple Cabbage (Add blueberries to darken)
Yellow: 3 tbsp. ground Turmeric or Cumin
Orange: 3 tbsp. Chili Powder
Green: 2 c. Spinach
Rust: 1-1/2 c. yellow Onion Skins
WHITE EGGS VS. BROWN EGGS VARY COLOR RESULTS
BAKE 2 - 9" ROUND CAKES AND COOL
Cut one round in two places to resemble bas ball stitching, creating 2 ears on outsides and bow tie in the center.
Use whole round cake as bunny face. On a board or pan, place face, ears and bowtie to create bunny. Frost with white frosting, cover with shredded coconut, Pink frosting in ears. Add jelly bean eyes and nose, thin licorice for whiskers and mouth, and sprinkles to bow tie. Be Creative!
Pull bread from center of round loaf to create a bread bowl. Fill with your favorite vegetable dip. Place in center of rectangular pan. Create bunny face with olives, grapes, berries or raisins. Split celery stalks for whiskers. Cucumbers halved make good ears! Section a variety of vegetables, fruits and cheeses to create bowtie, and define ears.
Many baskets are filled with the traditional candies of the season: Jelly beans, Chocolate Bunnies, Peanut Butter Eggs, and such, easily found in grocery stores everywhere. But don't forget that a sweet gift of Easter treats can be enjoyed by all ages! Keeping nutritional needs in mind, surprise Grandma with a basket of goodies! Books, Personal products, flower seeds and plants, kids toys, jellies, jewelry, lottery tickets, practically anything that will fit will bring joy to the receiver! A pet might like a basket too!