Learn how to make your own simple Liquid Laundry Detergent – this 2 gallon recipe costs less than $0.75 to make!
3 Pints Water
1/3 Bar Fels Naptha Soap, Grated
1/2 Cup Washing Soda
1/2 Cup Borax
2 Gallon Bucket
1 Quart Hot Water
Dissolve Fels Naptha in 3 pints of water over low heat. Add washing soda & Borax. Stir until thickened, and remove from heat. Add 1 Quart Hot Water to 2 Gallon Bucket. Add soap mixture, and mix well. Fill bucket with cold water, and mix well. Set aside for 24 hours, or until mixture thickens. Use 1/2 cup of mixture per load.
4 thoughts on “Liquid Laundry Detergent Recipe #1”
i tried the fav soap by liz sorry if i am miss spelling. i think i whipped it. i have about 3 inches of a soapy foam on the top of my bucket and the rest is this funky looking water.
I know that from reading other post is will be fine, but what did I do wrong??
i am so looking forward to trying this home made laundry detergent. i will post my results as soon as i get them. i read someone posted that their clothes came out dingy?
is this an issue with the home made detergent?
Can it be used in high efficiency washers?
Yes you can. Because of the low suds.