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“Old time soap that they cleaned with and did laundry with. No amount given so I am guessing . The directions is the exact way recipe reads.”
READY IN:
1hr
YIELD:
12 bars
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups lye
  • 1 cup borax
  • 12 cups water, warm
  • 18 cups lard, lukewarm
  • 12 cup ammonia

Directions

  1. Dissolve 2 cans lye and 1 cup borax in 12 cups warm water.
  2. Let stand 1 hour until lukewarm.
  3. Pour 18 cups grease melted to lukewarm.
  4. Pour lard into lye solution slowly, stirring constantly.
  5. Add 1/2 cup ammonia.
  6. Stir until thoroughly mixed.
  7. Let stand; cut while hard.

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