Rebatching Question

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  1. Oct 21, 2019 #1

    CatahoulaBubble

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    I'm not entirely new to soap making, I've been making it for myself, friends, and family for a few years but yesterday I was distracted with trying to keep my foster dog out of the kitchen and I forgot to add 16 oz of oil to my recipe. I didn't realize it until I had put it in the molds and gotten in the shower when suddenly it hit me that I forgot that olive oil!

    Now I know I can rebatch it but I don't have a crock pot so could I just melt it down and mix in the oils till it's incorporated and then just pour it back in the molds without cooking it all the way? I just worry if I put it in a pot on the stove to try and cook it down I will end up burning it.
     
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    If you wanna try the microwave, it's very quick... Best when the soap is shredded really small, and you'll have to do it in not too long bursts on a lower heat setting, while watching it closely, to hopefully prevent burning.

    I make it sound like a pain but it really isn't lol but I think "pretty" results are a little difficult and you'll have to mold really fast once the heat is off.

    Or use a double boiler, if that's not what you originally meant? Haha
     
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    I would double-boiler it on the stove - make sure there is a lot of headroom in the pot, just to be safe.
     
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    Pretty it won't be because I used a layered black and orange pattern so it's going to look like concrete when it's mixed together.
    Thanks I will see what I can do. If it fails well it won't be the first time.
     
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