This Recipe is for Melt & Pour Soap Making.
Melt your soap down using a double boiler method. Once melted, stir in your instant coffee or coffee grounds, powdered milk and coffee fragrance oil.
Pour the soap into a mold and allow to set as normal.
If you can not get coffee oil, use a little extra coffee to increase the scent
Coffee soap looks great when presented in decorative coffee cups wrapped with cellophane.
If your recipe works, God willing that I have enough money sometime for the simple ingredients, combined with free coffee grounds/residual coffee, I will be so blessed by your contribution BECAUSE I was PRAYING for instructions on how to make soap, trying to prove to myself that I can, if need be, wash clothes in sun-heated rainwater/outside/with antique hand clothes-churn/ homemade soap(?)/antique
All I seem to need now, besides time/money/courage/hope/all matierials is a large
old iron kettle and more strength in my back. I read
about how pioneers had to wash this way, using LYE
soap and MUCH elbow/back GREASE, when the economy was at it's worse, using "bluing" rather than bleach they didn't have, for stains and whites yellowing. It seems like a full time job, so I may not
be able to do it the way they did. My hope is that I can at least DO IT SOME WAY acceptable, because of the SHARP RISE IN UTILITY COSTS. In the back of my mind, I realize they had only cotton/wool/flax
and animal fur back then, so it is different with our
fabrics of synthetics that quickly hand wash. But in
hot seasons, those synthetics aren't so cool, and we