1 bar of Fels Naptha Laundry Bar Soap
Arm & Hammer Washing Soda
A Clean Bucket
1/3 bar of Fels Naptha, grated
Put in pot with 6 cups water
Heat on low until soap melts
Do not boil!!!
Add 1/2 cup Borax & 1/2 cup Washing Soda
Stir until mixture is as thick as honey
Remove from heat
Add 4 cups hot tap water to bucket. Add soap mixture to bucket & stir
Add 1 gallon hot tap water plus 6 cups & stir
Let sit overnight
Blend and pour into containers
I doubled the recipe and ended up with a little over 4 gallons of detergent. My store bought detergent was 1.25 gallons for $7. I spent about $10 on the ingredients to make this and still have PLENTY left to make more!!!