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
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


  • 1First, 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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About Homemade Laundry Detergent

Course/Dish: Soaps