Liquid Laundry Detergent

gena arnold


Just tried this today. Found a similar recipe here but I did mine alittle different...


★★★★★ 6 votes



  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    arm and hammmer super washing soda
  • 1
    bar of ivory bath soap shredded
  • 1/2
    bar of fels-naptha laundry soap shredded
  • 30 c
    hot water

How to Make Liquid Laundry Detergent


  1. First shred your bar soaps....keep each seperate and don't mash together,leave fluffy.
  2. In a large pot add 4 cups of water add borax, armand hammer, and soap shreds. Cook on medium heat ,stirring constantly until all soap shreds are melted.
  3. In a large bucket (must have lid) add 4 cups of hot water.
  4. Add soap mixture to water, stir well.
  5. Add 18 cups of hot water to mixture stir well.
  6. Place lids on soap and leave covered for 24 hours. Detergent may be thick ..stir ..ready for use.
    Safe in any washer you use liquid detergent. Use about 1/2 cup per load.

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About Liquid Laundry Detergent

Course/Dish: Soaps
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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