One of the things that children look forward to most about Easter is the dying of eggs! There are so many ways to decorate Easter eggs, we have great fun and it’s easy to try this year! With just two supplies, I’ll show you how to dye your whipped cream Easter eggs. Easter eggs dyed with whipped cream are great for toddlers as they aren’t too messy. I love that it does not require smelly vinegar. The pastel dye eggs created with whipped cream and food coloring are amazing! Easter eggs dyed with whipped cream This is a project that you can have even the tiniest of hands, and everyone will have fun. I like to eat boiled eggs later – making a hard boiled egg, an egg salad, or just having it for a snack, whipped cream eggs are super simple and super fun. One packet of whipped cream works easily with a dozen of eggs. Scrambled Easter eggs with cream are an affordable and edible way to dye eggs. The key to getting vibrant colors dyed on eggs is food coloring with gel. You can find gel food coloring at any grocery store along the baking aisle (or you can buy some online here). Gel colors do not fall off as easily as traditional food coloring because they have a thicker consistency. Neon colors work well to dye Easter eggs! I love the pink and purple in the neon kit very much. The blue of the regular variety works very well. It’s fun to have such a wide variety of colors! As we saw in our video, simply put some whipped cream into a baguette sandwich. It doesn’t take much! Then she adds about 4-6 drops of food coloring gel. Again, the gel doesn’t fall off in perfect drops, but you can’t go wrong here. Just make sure to separate the coloring drops rather than layering different colors on top of each other. How to make whipped cream Easter eggs I find using 2-4 colors works best. If you mix more colors, there is a better chance the colors will blend quickly into an unconventional shade. For some reason, I find green food coloring to be the hardest to work with this Easter craft. It tends to turn other colors brown very easily. Plus pink, purple, blue, orange, and yellow work well too! Once the colors are in the bag, drop one hard-boiled egg and seal the top. Gently roll the egg in the whipped cream until it is covered. The key is not to over-mix the colors inside the bag. Show the kids how to carefully roll the egg without mixing the whipped cream completely. Put the bag with eggs in the refrigerator for 10-20 minutes. While they are in the fridge, put a few layers of paper towels on the baking tray. Give them a quick rinse of water in the tub. There is no need to wash it often because you want the color to stay on. Simply rinse the whipped cream quickly 🙂 Place on a baking tray covered with a paper towel to dry. happy Easter! More Easter chores to try in the next step: How to dye eggs with whipped cream You will need whipped cream – one box for every dozen eggs – it should be your food coloring gel! Sandwich Bags Boiled Eggs Other Required Supplies Baking Sheet Paper Towels Directions Put a little whipped cream in a sandwich bag (as pictured) Add 4-6 drops of food coloring in the bag, in different sections Tip: For some reason, we don’t do it Good luck With green. We think it turns brown easily when mixed with other colors. Put one boiled egg in the bag, close the bag, then gently roll the boiled egg into the whipped cream and food coloring until the egg is covered with color. Tip: Don’t mix colors too much! Lots of blending will create funky color. You want the equalizing dye effect, so don’t over mix. Refrigerate the eggs in the bags for 10-20 minutes, then raise the eggs in the sink – do not rinse too often! Simply remove the whipped cream quickly from placing the wet eggs on a baking tray covered with a few layers of paper towels.