Then pour into your mold! =). I would also like to know the answer to that one :0), With actual food in the soap, how will you stop people from wanting to eat it? I love this recipe! or 2lbs? If you want your soap to trace faster, I’d suggest heating them up before you combine them with the lye water solution. Thanks For posting this recipe! I found this recipe over at Bramble Berry… made it with goat milk powder… loved it! I think I figured it out. The best way to test if your soap is lye heavy, is to do the ‘zap test’. The milk doesn’t have to be frozen solid but should be nice and slushy. I love that SoapCalc.net offers hardness/creaminess values for new recipes but when I go to cross reference my lye and water they don’t match up with Bramble Berry’s lye calc. Does this go away or did I err in some way? Just made this soap, but if I do the zap test it feels like a battery. There are many different techniques when using milk in making soap. Would you like any root vegetables in the recipe? I just used cow milk… I don’t know any goats to supply me. Milk and Buttermilk are going to be different ingredients in soaping. I got my brambleberry packet and I am so afraid to start!! A word of warning if you make this soap, and especially if you give it as gifts: This is not a tear-free soap. Lots of suppliers have it. =) I hope this helps! I was excited and proud and hooked on soap making! Have always used the standard recipe received when took a class. I am so sorry to hear that your first loaf didn’t turn out how you were expecting, but we can’t wait to see how your final batches turn out. Hi amanda, I kept the frozen buttermilk too cold. Do you think I can put it in the oven for a CPOP process? After 24 hours unmold your soap and cure for a minimum of 6 weeks. I also decided to add some zinc oxide. https://www.brambleberry.com/pH-Strips-1-pack-of-50-P4434.aspx, Let me know if you have any other questions. You can definitely replace the buttermilk in this recipe with anything else you’d like. Hi Sara and Toni! So when using Buttermilk powder is it weighed the same way thanks. Lye is necessary for soap to be soap. I am curious about the liquid content too! We’ve never tried the HP crock pot method with this particular recipe, but I’d be a little concerned about the buttermilk in this recipe and how it might scorch and burn when the heat is applied. What a great question! If so, what can I use instead? This is a great recipe for anyone with sensitive skin. https://ireadlabelsforyou.com/numbing-agent-tear-free-baby-shampoo/. If you freeze beforehand … =) You can often find local goat’s milk suppliers and you can always ask on the Teach Soap Forums to see if there is anyone near you that provides it. Pour 1/2 cup of white sugar and 1/2 cup of sea salt into the mixture. I love the color of this baby soap. -Becky with Bramble Berry. =) This will be my first time trying soap! What makes a good baby soap recipe? 396. =). Lye ― Water Solution. This comment was over a year ago. In this recipe, to get the lye solution, you will first want to mix your 7 oz. The soap lathers so nicely but it has an odd smell – almost like bleach. If you could tell me a little more about your recipe, I’d love to help you troubleshoot it! We’ll be super excited to hear how it turns out! It came in a bag. Coconut Oil – 5 oz Sorry not to fbook on Bramble Berry page_ trying to be sure to conceal the existence of yet curing bubbly blocks of baby cleaning goodness from various persons and would really dislike accidental advanced cats being let out of proverbial bags that fbook is so good at poking holes in . It contains no colorants or fragrances which is typically the first type of ingredients that people who react to. Got instructions from internet. How do I know the amount I want to make? Creamy Ham and Potato … I am really bad at using the soap calc. traffic, you can earn additional bucks every month because Buttermilk Powder – 1 tablespoon I added about 1/2 tespoon of almond eo to give it a hint of smell. It looks beautiful and smells lovely. Step 1 – Make your lye solution and set aside to cool down. Will it heat up too much with the buttermilk? I’m not sure which calculator I should be using or perhaps I’m missing something obvious here…any thoughts? I’ve been soaping only for a year and have used the same recipe for that past 5 months…I did use the Mango Peach Salsa FO. 3 oz coconut oil (unrefined) 3.5 oz avocado oil. Weigh buttermilk, set aside. But this one is a bit odd. If you have any pictures, we’d love to see how it turned out. Unmold and slice. She freezes the milk and puts it in an ice bath when adding the lye to the milk. Thank you so much for your help! =) It comes packaged under several different company names, but the ones I’ve seen are basically the same. But yes, 110-115 sounds good. This might sound like a dum question, but will the carrot’s spoil in the soap? I am looking for a mold to use for making small individual sized lotion bars. I love that idea of using infused oils. Patti. If adding baby food into this soap doesn’t work for you, you can actually remove it and add either add water or additional buttermilk. Sorry, but I have never used the lye calculator or made my own recipe. So in this recipe, just substitute the buttermilk for the goats milk! Measure out the olive oil, coconut oil and melt. Many people love using goats milk in this recipe because of its creamy lather and great skin-loving properties! (12 4-5oz bars?) Can I substitute distilled water for the buttermilk in the exact same amount, 7oz for 7oz? If I want to add some chamomile to this, how much do you think I should add? To Use: Lather with water onto skin. what if I didn’t add the carrots? If you want to keep it nice and natural, I’d suggest any of our clays, which you can find here: Clays: https://www.brambleberry.com/Clays-C48.aspx. Send us some pictures to info(at)brambleberry(dot)com and we will help you figure out what is going on! I was wondering if sometime soon you wouldn’t mind doing something on organic (or at least natural) shampoo bars? I dont want gooey soap. This recipe makes about 2 pounds of soap which will produce about 6-7 bars of natural soap. and for a big batch, can I doble this recipe? I froze the milk in June. Sodium Lactate: https://www.brambleberry.com/Sodium-Lactate-P5127.aspx. I can’t wait to try it for my little one. I would also check out this great book that Anne-Marie wrote on making milk soaps. You will just love this recipe! You are right on the dot, the pureed carrot is going to be part of the recommended liquid amount in this recipe. Jul 20, 2020 - One of my favorite soap recipes of all time is my Buttermilk Bastile Baby Bar that you can find on a guest blog post over on SoapQueen.com. Measuring the mold? It’s so nice to have soapqueen to assist with our questions. I am also new to soaping but I am anxious to try this recipe. I’m just a beginner and have had a request for this particular soap. Thanks for this post. Zink Oxide – 1 tablespoon. milk and babyfood? Thanks! =). I am going to try it for my daughter. -Becky with Bramble Berry. I need to practice. I hope this helps! I admit that I did try it in another recipe,(crazy experiment, more like!) It required only two tools: a blender and 10-inch oven-safe skillet plus less than five minutes to make the batter. I usually do 1.5 times my lye or 2 times my lye…or whatever based on my But this one is a bit odd. =). © Copyright 2008-2016  |   Lovin Soap Studio LLC | Soap Making Blog | Soap Recipes | Soap Tutorials. Buttermilk Powder – 1 tablespoon. I’ve never made a milk soap before, though. I need some help. 60 grams castor oil. Any recipe that you will run across that specifies the amount of lye you will need in it is going to be CP. Are you superfatting at 5%? We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. it smells just fine, but BB says to only keep it a year. This soap is an extremely mild recipe (because of the buttermilk and baby food), and the pH is within the recommended rate for cold process soaps. =). content. It smells fine, so I’m using it. I made it , just added 5% of castor and it looks so good, white, the unscented. Shannon. I’m freezing the buttermilk right now – anxious to try. Thank you for sharing your wonderful recipes . 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Hello, Amanda, l am new at soapmaking, I love your web page… thank you so much for share with us…. . I constantly refer to it when I’m making my milk soaps and find it to be a great resource. I made it and it turned out great. you’ve got hi quality content. I can’t wait to try this recipe. Trisha, Go for it – its so much fun. Buttermilk contains sugar which helps boost the bubbles as well. Where did I go wrong? Ok so I rebatched my first loaf because the slices were TERRIBLE (non rebatched mini brain shaped jello mold remains as overflow from loaf mold). Be sure to wear safety goggles and gloves while soaping. Looks beautiful I am going to have to try this as just bought a lovely baby stamp from Bramble Berry :0). It typically has 10-30% other oils and butters. This will be my first attempt at CP soap. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me. Sometimes the Buttermilk and Carrot Baby Food can cause the soap to smell a little odd to some people as, but after you let it cure that weird scent should evaporate. Something about me just cringes at the baby food. Safety Warning: This recipe is for soapmakers who have a basic knowledge of the soapmaking process and know the correct safety procedures to use when handling lye. I’d hate to throw it out! Melt, just until melted. 8 oz buttermilk (frozen)+4 oz water. I guess I didn’t stir enough and had a rock like orange thing at the bottom and I fished it out and threw it away. -Becky with Bramble Berry. Amanda: Okay, I’ll shut up now…:-) Any Help would be greatly appreciated! Blend with immersion blender till the soap batter reaches trace. It’s used in various medications for conditions like psoriasis and excema. For any milk recipe, you can switch out one milk for another. I appreciate the information. I am wondering myself…. I would love to use the strawberry banana or apples and blueberries but have no idea what to expect and I don’t want to waste supplies. Just make sure to run your recipe through the lye calculator to get the correct lye and liquid amounts. I started blogging in 2008, sharing soap recipes, design tutorials and publishing articles on various topics of soapmaking. If you could tell me a bit more about your technique and if you added anything to this recipe, I would be more than happy to help you out troubleshoot so we can figure out why your soap was lye heavy. I am a soapmaker, author and blogger! Recipe builder includes complete lye calculator for all things soap making. Dec 31, 2012 - What is bastille? Thank you SO much for sharing this, Amanda! Keep the carrot puree the same as well. Many thanks. Once you’ve gotten the cubic inches, you multiply that number by .40 to find the amount of oils (by ounces) in your recipe. We’re all probably familiar with zinc ointment, commonly known as “diaper rash cream”. : http://www.soapqueen.com/bath-and-body-tutorials/melt-and-pour-soap/goat-milk-soap-mold-debut/. If you are worried about working with lye, I would suggest starting with melt & pour soap. Milk is ready when it coats the jar. So fill up an ice cube tray with your buttermilk and have that frozen beforehand. Regards from Mexico. Coconut Oil – 5 oz Do you use this as part of your water content? Would you be able to tell me what size mold you use? Thanks. Magnificently perfect solution to what to gift create for the way too many people I know who are having or have already babies (many of them multiplets_ yes made up word) right now. For any milk recipe, you can actually substitute out one milk for another. What is the shelf life on a soap like this with buttermilk and baby food in it? If you'd like to use an image, please be a friend and credit the photo and link back to Soap Queen. I usually make my castille with goat’s milk and it’s lovely. Yes No No Preference. Unknown. After 24 hours, slice up and cure. So I am on the search for a great soap to make for her! Can we also use sustainable palm oil as a percentage of the carrier oils? How long does buttermilk powder last for, and would it smell funny if it was rancid? These soaps are not tear-free, so avoid eyes, nose and mouth! hmm..I think this might have to be my very first soap. PS: I <3 Lovin' Soap! Once you get hooked that’s it. -Becky with Bramble Berry. Keep us updated on how it turns out. Thanks Here is says to make the lye solution so is the lye made from the carrots and the milk or are you meaning that it is something that you melt. Here’s the recipe and process I used: ECOYOGINI’S BUTTERMILK BABY SOAP. How many bars does this make? If you could let me know the ingredients you are using, and the amount you want to make, I am more than happy to help you put this together. =). I hope this helps! I am making this for my new addition who is due any day now! We do this, so if there is any room for the batch to do anything funny, it is less than if the sap value was higher. If you get any pictures of your soapy creations, be sure to share them with us on Bramble Berry’s Facebook page. Hi ,i love this recipe,how could I do it useing the HP method??? Can I leave out the lye and have the soap still work? Feel free to share, tweet and pin to your hearts content. I know rebatching would be an answer, but how the heck do you do that? Bastille is a term affectionately coined by soapers for soap that is made with a high percentage of olive oil. . Make sure you run it through the lye calculator again because your water and lye amounts are going to change. No batch code or anything? I’ve made about 10-12 batches already & wouldn’t go back to bought soap. If I want to use fresh buttermilk instead of powder ,how would I do that? I love our new stamps! I don’t want to wait the 6 weeks for it to cure to be able to use it on him. Just a thought. It’s been kept in a cool dry area. So first of all, why do I call it bastile? It has a very creamy lather, and several skin-loving oils and butters in it. It is possible to CPOP this recipe but the milk will scorch and turn brown or orange in the soap – and it might smell for 7-10 days after making it. I’ve made soap a few times, so I thought was ready for this. To help keep the temps down when adding the lye, you can set your lye container in an ice bath. Lavender helps relax little ones after a long day. Great post Amanda!!! If you would like to add your Avocado to this recipe, I would suggest making a puree of it and adding in place of the Carrot Baby Food. Do you think that it could be air bubbles? If so, would the amount be the same? I’m not real sure. In regards to adding plant material to soaps, is it typically ok to add puree to a soap recipe without the use of a preservative (say, figs or something of the sort)? I hope this helps! -Becky with Bramble Berry. Yes, you would add the lye to the carrot/buttermilk mixture and mix. Soapmaking recipe builder with inventory & batch tracking. These soaps really are great for anyone looking for something for sensitive skin. You can also ask this question at I think it was burnt lye/Milk that didn’t get stirred or could just be old milk? Carrot Baby Food – 2.5 oz (make sure it says just carrots and water) Rice Bran Oil: https://www.brambleberry.com/Rice-Bran-Oil-P4971.aspx. Lye Calculator: https://www.brambleberry.com/Pages/Lye-Calculator.aspx, I hope this helps! I do love carrots and buttermilk together. Maybe the zinc cream acted as superfatting. Many thanks…. Bastille is a term affectionately coined by soapers for soap that is made with a high percentage of olive oil. Ok I am really excited about making soap for my girls :O) I have NEVER attempted to make any kind of soap before so I have no clue what I am doing. This is the post: For personal use…I would give them a try and I don’t think they would effect the soap. I followed the recipe, except I pureed my own carrots–I didn’t have baby food. I made this recipe (Baby Bastille Buttermilk soap) as my very first batch of soap in early July. by .22 to get the buttermilk amount) and then also add 1.25 oz of carrot Mar 12, 2018 - What is bastille? When i recalculate the recipe on soapee and soap calc i get different figures to yours, what is your superfat and what is you lye to water ratio please amanda. Carrot Baby Food – 2.5 oz (make sure it says just carrots and water) Buttermilk Bastille Baby Bar Recipe: Olive Oil – 27 oz Coconut Oil – 5 oz Buttermilk – 8 oz Carrot Baby Food – 2.5 oz (make sure it says just carrots and water) Lye – 4.3 oz. Agreed. 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