Homemade Laundry Detergent

Recipe by Daphne2002
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READY IN: 35mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    bar bath soap, grated (your favorite brand, fels naptha is great)
  • 1
    cup arm & hammer super washing soda laundry detergent (a laundry booster)
  • 12
    cup borax
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place grated soap in a pot.
  • Cover with water and simmer over medium heat until all soap is melted, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour into 5 gallon bucket.
  • Add washing soda and borax.
  • Add enough hot water to fill the bucket.
  • Stir (I use a long measuring stick, but any long stick will work).
  • Let sit overnight to gel.
  • Use 1 cup per load.
  • (You can pour this into old detergent containers or leave in the bucket. Please cover with a lid if leaving in the bucket to protect children and pets.).
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