Sunday, May 30, 2010

Local Ingredient CP Recipe

1 pound recipe
re-sizer link given at bottom of page

42% Lard ~ 6.72 oz
25% Coconut Oil ~ 4 oz
11% Castor Oil ~ 1.76 oz
12% Soybean Oil (vegetable oil) ~ 1.92 oz
10% Olive Oil ~ 1.6 oz

Use a lye calculator to get the amount of liquid an lye to use.

Not all oils are created equal and they each bring their own unique properties into your finished bar of soap.  If you substitute any oils listed here for another you risk getting undesirable qualities in your finished bar of soap.   This soap was designed to provide specific qualities using the oils listed in the amounts given.

You can check out the link about different lye calculator option on the right side under the categories column for "lye calculators"

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