Purple Egg

Adding a touch of lemon juice to the liquid from boiled red cabbage will make it more red than blue. Adding the boiled egg in now will give a lovely purple shade!

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)
Makes 2 Cook: 120 min

Ingredients

Red cabbage 1/2
Hot water 2 litres
Eggs 2
Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Method

1
Roughly chop the red cabbage and boil in the hot water.
2
Add the lemon juice - you'll see an instant change of colour from blue to red - it reminds you of your science classes at school!
3
Drain the liquid from the cabbage into a bowl and add the boiled eggs whilst it's still warm. Keep for 2 hours. You can use the cooked cabbage in other recipes.
4
You'll get a wonderful red egg...no, actually, it's purple!
5
If you keep it overnight, the colour changes again to a lovely blue-purple. We might need a scientist to explain further!

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Purple Egg

Adding a touch of lemon juice to the liquid from boiled red cabbage will make it more red than blue. Adding the boiled egg in now will give a lovely purple shade!

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)

Makes 2

Cook: 120 min

Ingredients

Red cabbage 1/2
Hot water 2 litres
Eggs 2
Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Purple Egg

Recipe ID :2190 Posted on 17 NOV 2016

Makes 2

Cook 120min
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Adding a touch of lemon juice to the liquid from boiled red cabbage will make it more red than blue. Adding the boiled egg in now will give a lovely purple shade!

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Ingredients

Method

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1
Roughly chop the red cabbage and boil in the hot water.
2
Add the lemon juice - you'll see an instant change of colour from blue to red - it reminds you of your science classes at school!
3
Drain the liquid from the cabbage into a bowl and add the boiled eggs whilst it's still warm. Keep for 2 hours. You can use the cooked cabbage in other recipes.
4
You'll get a wonderful red egg...no, actually, it's purple!
5
If you keep it overnight, the colour changes again to a lovely blue-purple. We might need a scientist to explain further!
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