Aluminum molds - ok for M&P?

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ForTheDogs

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Just browsing lazily through the aisles, as one does, I happened across the tin/aluminum loaf loaf shaped pie tin things.

My mind starts whirring. Can these be used as molds for M&P?

Has anyone ever used them before? If so, how did it work out?

I just figured the wrinkles and contours may work really nicely for my soap.

What's the general opinion on this? Yes or no?

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Aluminum is fine for MP as there's no lye for it to react with. CP and HP are another story.

I've never used those for molds, but I think you may be right about it being a neat mold. My only concern is how easily will the soap pop out, but with as cheap as those are, I say go for it! If the soap doesn't come out, you can always cut it off.
 

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Aluminum is fine for MP as there's no lye for it to react with. CP and HP are another story.

I've never used those for molds, but I think you may be right about it being a neat mold. My only concern is how easily will the soap pop out, but with as cheap as those are, I say go for it! If the soap doesn't come out, you can always cut it off.
I think it was $2 for 3 molds/pans/etc.

I was simply going to peel away the aluminum and dispose of it. Not re-use it as though it were a silicone mold.

I think I may have to try. I just like the idea of unusual contours ans shapes, but didn't know if M&P would be ok.

Thanks!
 

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I have used the small loaf ones for MP. They work fine, but will definitely be destroyed upon unmolding.
 

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Thanks for the feedback, everyone.

I'm going to have a play with them over the next day or two.
 

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