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Old 03-18-2017, 04:08 AM   #1
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Default How long do you cook Melt & Pour soap in a crockpot?

I cooked rebatch soap for about 1 hour. So it's the same, right?


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You're cooking melt and pour soap in the crock pot? Or are you just melting it to get ready to make soap?

Wait...did you make your own melt and pour?


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Old 03-18-2017, 05:23 AM   #3
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I won't cook bought melt and pour for that long. It will boil over & lots of bubble or scorch.

Do you mean you bought some melt and pour and plan to cook 1 hr? Or do you mean you MAKE your melt and pour base?
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I guess you could put it in a crock pot in low for like 10 minutes, but it could scorch. I don't think is worth it.

Or the you get rebatch base? If that is what you did, it depends on how much you are making.
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Why would you want to cook melt and pour? I thought you just ... melted and poured. I would probably melt it in the microwave. But I have never used the stuff, so what do I know.
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I cooked rebatch soap for about 1 hour. So it's the same, right?
Rebatch soap is cp or hp soap, usually in shred form. I know Bramble Berry sells shredded soap for melting (re-batching) and yes, it can take an hr or so to melt down.

Melt and Pour is a remelt-able soap purchased as Melt and Pour, it melts at low temp quickly. Some including me do make melt and pour from scratch using a lye soap recipe then adding in additives to make it remelt-able and clear. It is not the same as cp (lye soap). Melt and Pour can be kept in a crock pot on warm if it is over approx 1/4-1/2 full to keep it at pouring temp, of course that depends on the melt temp of the m&p base.

You need to determine if you are using re-batch shreds or m&p (which many call glycerin soap). They are completely different. M&P is not considered soap


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