Soap Making- Laundry Soap

DIY laundry detergent

  • 1 can lye
  • 1/2 cup borax
  • 5 pounds grease (must be animal fat)
  • 3/4 cup ammonia
  • 3/4 cup kerosene

Melt the lye in one quart of water.  Dissolve the borax in one cup water and add to lye mixture.  Melt grease and add ammonia and kerosene, and then add to the lye.  Stir until it thickens.  Pour it into molds or use milk cartons,  (You could use a grater to make grated laundry soap).

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