Melt and Pour Coffee Soap Recipe: Orange Mocha Dream Gardener’s Soap
This melt and pour coffee soap recipe works great as both a gardener’s soap and a kitchen soap. Scented with a fragrance blend of coffee, orange and mocha, this easy melt and pour soap recipe for beginners is a great way to add some fun to your hand washing routine! Use this easy DIY coffee soap to gently exfoliate skin and tackle tough kitchen odors like garlic and onions. Or try it as a homemade gardener’s soap to wash away tough dirt and grime.
Coffee is widely used for removing odors from skin. Therefore it’s a wonderful ingredient to use in your kitchen soaps. This melt and pour coffee soap recipe is easy to make. It contains real coffee and cocoa so you can create pleasantly scented orange mocha garden dream coffee soap bars to keep by your kitchen sink!
I love making homemade coffee soaps! In fact, one of my all time favorite soaps is a made cold process coffee soap recipe. However, I totally understand that not everyone wants to work with lye. I know, that for me, it took me a long time to get used to the idea of working with lye to make soap from scratch. Therefore, I’m sharing a fun melt and pour coffee soap recipe with you that’s easy and safe to make.
This melt and pour coffee soap recipe contains real coffee grounds for their natural exfoliating properties. In addition to exfoliating skin to slough off tough garden dirt and grime, coffee can also help to remove common kitchen odors. Therefore, this easy melt and pour soap recipe also doubles as a kitchen soap.
I’ve even include a fragrance oil recipe for making a lovely orange mocha dream garden scent. So not only does this soap cleanse skin, it also smells delightful! Here’s how to make it.
Melt and Pour Coffee Soap Recipe
1 lb opaque melt & pour soap base
1/2 teaspoon food grade cocoa butter
1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
1/4 Cup finely ground coffee
1 Tbsp fragrance oil blend (see recipe below)
Cocoa powder, to suit for a light creamed coffee color
Orange Mocha Dream Fragrance Oil Recipe:
1 Tbsp orange essential oil
1 1/2 tsp cappuccino or coffee fragrance oil
1/2 tsp chocolate fragrance oil
Mix and store in dark glass bottle until ready to use.
Instructions for Making Melt and Pour Coffee Soap Recipe:
Melt the glycerin soap base and cocoa butter together in a double boiler. Stir gently until melted.
Once the soap and cocoa butter mixture have completely melted, remove from heat.
Now stir in coconut oil and coffee grounds. Mix well to combine. Do your best to make sure coffee grounds are evenly dispersed.
Next, add the cocoa powder, to suit, and the orange mocha dream fragrance oil blend.
Finally, pour the melted soap into a silicone soap mold of your choice. Allow to cool.
Once your coffee soaps have cooled and fully hardened, package as desired.
To give your homemade coffee soaps as gifts, wrap them in brown recycled paper, tying the top with jute. Attach a dried orange slice to the tie as the final touch.
More Melt and Pour Soap Recipes
If you like this easy melt and pour soap recipe for making a coffee scented gardening and kitchen soap, then you may also like these other soap crafting projects.
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