Dec 23, 2013

Homemade Laundry Soap Recipe

2 gal. hot water

1 bar of soap, grated

2 c. baking soda (not washing soda)

This recipe just calls for a bar of soap, basically the same soap that you use in the shower. I’ve read that Fels-Naptha is great for stain fighting, but this works.

  1. Grate the soap. 
  2. Put the grated soap in a saucepan, cover with water and cook on low until the soap melts. Be patient, it takes a while. 
  3. Now add 2 gallons of hot water into large bucket. Add the dissolved, melted soap and stir well.
  4. Add the baking soda and stir again.
  5.  Use a half a cup on regular loads and a full cup on heavily soiled loads. That’s it! After sitting your soap will be lumpy and gloppy, that’s normal, just stir well before use.

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