Food·Posted on Feb 25, 201333 Beautiful Things You Can Make With Food ColoringFor Easter — or any regular old day that needs brightening up — here are some ideas that are practically too pretty to eat.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Blue Velvet Cupcakes sprinklebakes.com Serve at your David Lynch themed party. Get the instructions here. 2. Polka-Dot Cake once-upon-a-pedestal.blogspot.com Get the instructions here. 3. Pastel Deviled Eggs realmomkitchen.com Get the recipe here. 4. "Soft Boiled" Easter Egg Cakes thepescetarianandthepig.com You'll need to perfect your egg-blowing skills to make these. The batter is colored with pureéd berries. Get the instructions here. 5. Gilded Glitter Sugar Cookies sweetapolita.com Edible glitter FTW. Get the details here. 6. Rainbow Popsicles blog.zokuhome.com You'll need a Zoku to make these. 7. Rainbow Bread notjustahousewife.net Get the directions here. 8. Ombre Skewers ohparty.net Pair these up with some peep kabobs for Easter. 9. Dream Cookies chindeep.com Discover neon food coloring. 10. Frozen Yogurt Dots smallfryblog.com Get the instructions here. 11. Pastel Meringue Bird Nests sweetapolita.com Get the recipe here. 12. Hot Pink Texas Peanut Patties dessertfortwo.com Get the directions here. 13. Funny Marshmallow People ohcrafts.net A fun afternoon thing to do with the kids. Get the recipe here. 14. Stamped Marshmallows thedecoratedcookie.com There's a world of artful possibility when you consider rubber stamps and food coloring. Directions here. 15. Stamped Fondant Cookies Flickr: niceicing You can use a similar technique with fondant cookies. Get the instructions here. 16. Pantone Easter Eggs howaboutorange.blogspot.tw Made with food coloring and ink jet temporary tattoo paper (yes, it's a thing). Get the directions here. 17. Lavender French Macarons wordpress.com Get the directions here. 18. Oreos Dipped in Colored Chocolate karaspartyideas.com This site has gorgeous ideas for throwing a summer rainbow party. 19. Rainy Day Cupcakes bakeitinacake.com Get the directions here. 20. Polka Dot Cheesecake Brownies baileybakes.com Switch the colors up to fit any occasion. Get the directions here. 21. Rainbow Slice and Bake Cookies goodlifeeats.com This recipe uses gel food coloring for a much more vibrant hue. 22. Vanilla Blackberry-Mascarpone Cake for Two sweetapolita.com Get the directions here. 23. M&M Piñata Cookies sheknows.com Get the directions here. 24. Pastel Peppermint Patties sweetapolita.com Get the directions here. 25. Dip-Dyed Cupcake Liners hellolittlewren.com Get the instructions here. 26. Candy Corn Push-Up Pops confessionsofacookbookqueen.com Get the directions here. 27. Speckled Egg Cookies bakeat350.blogspot.tw Get the directions here. 28. Rainbow Layered Rice Krispie Treats raspberricupcakes.com Get the directions here. 29. Crispy Cereal Marshmallows bravetart.com This cereal-to-marshmallow ratio looks just about right. Get the directions here. 30. Rock Candy Cupcakes thecakebar.tumblr.com Get the instructions here. 31. Homemade Gum Drops bakerella.com Get the instructions here. 32. Fruit-Dyed Layer Cake iambaker.net See IAmBaker for instructions on how she got the coloring using pureed fruit. 33. Color Dipped Marshmallows idlewife.blogspot.ca Instructions here. Just don't think too hard about what, exactly, you're supposed to DO with a beautiful pastel marshmallow, because that is an unsolvable mystery. Here's a handy guide for natural dyes: glamour.com For those who believe that artificial dyes are bad for you, get more information on how to make your own natural dyes here.