Homemade Laundry Detergent

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe

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Gloria Gasperson


I have not made this as of yet , but i am in the near future . I hear it is really simple to use and also i have gotten comments back on this on how they like it and will not use store bought anymore...


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5 gallon bucket
15 Min


  • 4 c
  • 1/3
    bar of cheap soap,grated
  • 1/2 c
    washing soda ( not baking soda )
  • 1/2 c
    borax ( 20 mule team )
  • 5 gal
    bucket for mixing
  • 3 gal
    of water

How to Make Homemade Laundry Detergent


  1. First, mix the grated soap in a saucepan with 4 cups fo water, and heat on low until the soap is completely dissolved. Add hot water / soap mixture to 3 gallons of water in the 5-gallon bucket, stir in the washing soda and Borax, and continue stirring until thickened. Let the mix sit for 24 hours, and voila! Homemade laundry detergent..

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Course/Dish: Soaps

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