Cup o' Joe Coffee Infused Soap
Our Cup o’ “Joe” Soap recipe incorporates your strongest leftover brew and your used coffee grounds with natural vegetable oils. Now that’s recycling! Coffee soap is a great deodorizing hand soap that helps remove smells that can linger in your skin after working in the kitchen or around the house!
|Cup o Joe Coffee Infused Soap Recipe|
Makes: 4 pounds of soap
Recommended soap making temperature: 120 degrees F
Time required: 1.5 (from preparation to clean-up)
|205 grams||Sodium Hydroxide (lye)|
|495 grams||Coffee (the stronger the better)|
|660 grams||Vegetable Shortening (Canola)|
|330 grams||Coconut Oil|
|330 grams||Palm Kernel Oil|
|¼ Cup||Leftover Coffee Grounds|
|30 ml||Essential Oil or Fragrance Oil of Choice|
Basic Cold Process Soap Making Instructions
Prepare the work area:
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Mixing the key soap ingredients:
Making your soap:
Keys to success:
- If using fragrance oils, please note that some oils can “seize” soap, causing a premature setting up of the soap mixture.To avoid or minimize this problem when using a new and untested fragrance oil, try dropping your soap making temperature to 100 degrees F, and slowly add the fragrance oil to your soap mixture during the last half of the mixing process.