Bacon Soap

Bacon Soap
Batch DateMarch 10, 2019

Primary Ingredients

IngredientQuantityPercentageSaponification ValueKOH Addition (Grams)NaOH Addition (Grams)
Castor Oil1.6 ouncesCalculating...0.18
Coconut Oil (76 deg)8 ouncesCalculating...0.257
Lard, Pig Tallow (Manteca)22.4 ouncesCalculating...0.198

Distilled Water12.16 ounces
Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)130.1 grams

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Special Ingredients

2 teaspoons sodium lactate, 1 teaspoon burgundy pigment, 1 tablespoon Moroccan red clay powder, .8 oz. Santa's spruce fragrance oil, .2 oz. dark patchouli essential oil.


Add the sodium lactate to the cooled lye water mixture. Add the lye water to the oils and bring to a trace. Stir in the colorants and fragrance oil. Pour into mold. Cut the soap bars and let cure for 4 weeks before using.

Batch Notes

The pig tallow came from saving bacon fat. The bacon fat was washed by boiling in water and filtering through coffee filters.