Small batch recipe

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    Appalasia

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    Hello, i was wondering if anyone had a half pound soap recipe using lard and other simple oils? Ex. Coconut oil, olive, castor. I want to try and make soap flowers so i did not want a big recipe. I couldnt figure out how to get a half pound on the soap calculator. Ty!!!!
     
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    Primrose

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    Someone on this forum, the name escapes me right now, was kind enough to give me the following suggestion for recipe when I was starting.
    50% lard
    25% olive oil
    20% coconut oil
    5% castor oil.

    Learn to use a lye/soap calculator and you can make whatever size batch you want
     
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    Appalasia

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    I figured out the soap calculator!!!! Ty!
     
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    Primrose: Thank you for that. I now have a basic soap recipe good for 2 lbs of soap using very simple ingredients.

    Found a lye calculator I have bookmarked for future reference. Tried a couple then found one that this cave man could do.
     

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