Quantcast

Using Allspice Typically Used for Baking

SoapMakingForum

Help Support SoapMakingForum:

gsc

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 13, 2014
Messages
167
Reaction score
8
Has anyone ever infused water with baking Allspice to use in CP? Does the scent hold up?
 

dixiedragon

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 1, 2013
Messages
6,387
Reaction score
4,937
Location
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
I have used actual ground spices in my soap - allspice, ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg. You do get a bit of a scent from those. But I don't think that it's possible for us to infuse enough of the aromatic compounds in water or oil to survive the lye monster. Smell the strength of an essential oil and then smell the strength of an infusion.
 

nsmar4211

Well-Known Member
Joined
May 28, 2015
Messages
600
Reaction score
285
Second user of the powder. I did 1 tsp per pound of soap (before I knew it was per pound of oils to measure against). There was some scent originally but it's very very light two months later. I love the speckled brown look it gives though! Have not infused though.
 

Latest posts

Top