Fizzy Bath Bombs

Recipe by Marli
READY IN: 20mins


  • 1 12
    cups bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  • 12
    cup citric acid, powder
  • 2
    teaspoons sweet almond oil
  • essential oil (or fragrance)
  • food coloring


  • First you need to make the base mix, to do this sift together the bicarb soda& citric acid in a large dry bowl.
  • Transfer 1/2 cup AT A TIME to another dry bowl, to this add any dried flowers, glitter etc.
  • Set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix together 1/2 teaspoon AT A TIME of almond oil, 6- 8 drops of your chosen essential oil& 6 drops of food colouring.
  • Pour the oil mixture into the 1/2 cup of base mix& mix QUICKLY before it starts to fizz!
  • Combine with your fingertips until all colour is evenly distributed.
  • Wipe a little sweet almond oil inside your moulds.
  • Fill the moulds with the mixture, packing it in firmly.
  • Repeat this process with 1/2 a cup at a time, using different fragrance/colour blends if you wish.
  • Leave the bath bombs to set for 24- 36 hours.
  • When set lightly tap the mould & ease out gently.
  • *Hot water activates the fizzy bath bombs a lot better than cold water!