Old Fashioned Granulated Soap

This is how my grandma used to make soap. A just for fun recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 can lye
  • 3 qts. cold water
  • 3/4 cup Borax
  • 4 1/2 lb. melted fat

Directions:

Dissolve lye in cold water (use wooden spoon). Add borax, when dissolved slowly add melted fat. Stir slowly and constantly for 10-15 minutes. Then stir occasionally for the next 24 hours.

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By Robin from Washington, IA

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