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Oct
25

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe


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Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap RecipeCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe

Our cranberry melt and pour soap recipe is a beautiful dessert soap recipe that you can make right at home! Not only is this scrumptious bath and body delicious looking, but it uses simple cosmetic ingredients from Natures Garden Candle and Soap Making Supplies. So, making a great soap that looks like food is simple and fun! If you want to try out this delicious soap, then check out the soap recipe in this cosmetic blog.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Clean and Sanitize

Before you begin creating this cosmetic recipe, you will want to make a few preparations. First, fill up a spray bottle. Also, gather all of your supplies and ingredients for this recipe. Plus, you will want to clear a space to work on your dessert soap.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe:

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Cocoa Butter Melt and Pour Soap
Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil
Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Brown Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
Neon Yellow  FUN Soap Colorant
Whipped Soap Base
Vegetable Glycerin
8 oz.  Clear Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Other Needed Supplies and Equipment

Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Rubbing Alcohol
Hand Mixer
Knife
Cutting Board
Microwave
Scale
Toothpicks
White Granulated Sugar
Pie/Cake Slice Mold (https://flexiblemolds.com/)
Cranberries Mold (https://flexiblemolds.com/)

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the Graham Cracker CrustCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the Graham Cracker Crust

First, we are going to create the bottom layer of this scrumptious bath and body recipe. So, we will need to prepare the cocoa butter mp soap mixture to be poured into our pie mold. After, we will have created a scrumptious crust for our cheesecake soap!

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Bottom Crust Layer

20 grams of the Cocoa Butter Melt and Pour Soap
1 gram of the Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil
3 drops of the Yellow Oxide FUN Soap Colorant
1 drop of the Brown Oxide FUN Soap Colorant

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Prepare the Melt and Pour SoapCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Prepare the Melt and Pour Soap

Before you begin mixing all of your wholesale cosmetic ingredients you need to melt your soap. So, weigh out twenty grams of your soap base into a medium mixing bowl. Now, you will need to use your microwave to heat and melt your soap. You will want to use thirty second intervals until your soap has completely melted. Once your soap is in liquid form, you are ready to move on to the next step.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Adding the Cosmetic Ingredients

Now that your melt and pour soap base is melted, you are ready to add your cosmetic ingredients. First, you will need to add one gram of the Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil to this homemade soap recipe. Also, you will need to add three drops of yellow and one drop of brown of the FUN soap colorant to your mixture.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Pouring The Soap Mixture

Next, you are ready to pour your soap mixture into the soap mold. After you pour your soap into the mold, you need to will need to spray the top of the soap with your rubbing alcohol. This spray will release air bubbles and make the layers look more smooth.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Creating the Cranberry Filling LayerCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Creating the Cranberry Filling Layer

Next, you are going to make the second layer of this scrumptious dessert soap. This next layer will be made to look like a layer of yummy cranberry spread.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for First Red Layer

20 grams of the Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram of the Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil
2 drops of the Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Melting the Soap

First, you are going to want to measure our the diamond clear melt and pour soap. Again, you will want to use a microwave in thirty second intervals to melt the soap. You may want to stir the soap periodically as your soap base melts.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Adding the Color and ScentCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Adding the Color and Scent

Now that your soap base has melted, you can add your other cosmetic ingredients to the mixture. First, you will need to add a gram of the fragrance oil to this recipe. Then, two drops of the red soap colorant along with two drops of the black soap colorant.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe:

After you fully incorporate these ingredients, you are ready to pour your melted soap. First, make sure that the crust layer is fully cooled. Then, you will need to spray the top of your first layer to ensure that this layer sticks to the next layer. So, you can pour your cranberry mixture into the mold. Next, you will need to immediately spray this layer with rubbing alcohol to release air bubbles.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the Cheesecake LayerCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the Cheesecake Layer

Now, you will make the middle, cheesecake filling layer of your homemade soap. Since real cheesecake is similar in color to the soap base, you only need to add a small amount of soap colorant. Plus, you are going to add more of the tasty fragrance oil.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Middle Layer

125 grams of the Cocoa Butter Melt and Pour Soap
6 grams of the Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil
A Tiny Amount of the Neon Yellow FUN Soap Colorant

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Prepare the Soap Base

So, you will need to weigh out 125 grams of the melt and pour soap. Now, you will need to melt your soap in the microwave. Make sure that you use thirty second intervals to make sure that you don’t boil your soap.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Adding the Cosmetic IngredientsCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Adding the Cosmetic Ingredients

Now that your soap is completely melted you are ready to add the scent and soap colorant. For this layer, you will only need to add a very tiny amount of the neon yellow soap colorant. You can add this small amount by dipping a toothpick in the colorant and swirling it in your soap. After, you will add six grams of the scented oil to your mixture. You will stir these ingredients together thoroughly.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Pouring the Middle Layer

Before you add your cheesecake layer to the mold, you will need to spray the previous layer with rubbing alcohol. This spray will help your previous layer to stick to your middle layer. After, you will want to lightly spray the top of this layer with rubbing alcohol to prevent bubbles on the surface.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Creating Another Cranberry LayerCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Creating Another Cranberry Layer

Now you are going to pour the last layer in this scrumptious dessert bath and body recipe. This is the second cranberry soap layer for your pie soap recipe.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Second Red Layer

20 grams of the Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
2 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
1 gram of the Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil
2 drops of the Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Melt Your MP Soap

Again, you will need to melt your soap base for this layer of the soap. So, you can take the twenty grams of diamond clear soap and melt it in the microwave. You will want to be sure to use thirty second intervals to prevent boiling.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Mixing Cosmetic IngredientsCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Mixing Cosmetic Ingredients

Just like the previous red layer, you are going to need to use two drops of the red and of the black soap colorants. Also, you will need to include a gram of the fragrance. Mix these ingredients together thoroughly.

 

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Pouring the Soap Layer

Before you pour this layer, you will need to lightly spray the previous layer with rubbing alcohol. Also, you will need to spray more alcohol on top after the layer has been poured.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the CranberriesCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the Cranberries

While you are waiting for this last layer to set up, you can begin creating the soap cranberries. These berries will be perfect for the topping your layered cheesecake recipe.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for Berries

60 grams of the Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
3 grams of the Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil
1 teaspoon of the White Granulated Sugar
5 drops of the Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops of the Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant
5 drops of the Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Preparing the Cranberry Soap

First, you will need to melt the clear mp soap using thirty second intervals in the microwave. After the soap has melted you can add the fragrance oil. Also, you will need to add the three soap colorants to create the perfect shade of red for these berries. Then, you are ready to fill cranberries soap mold. Once the soap has completely set up, you are ready to remove these soaps from the mold.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Dusting the Cranberries with SugarCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Dusting the Cranberries with Sugar

Next, you are going to want to coat your soap cranberries with sweet sugar. So, add a teaspoon of white sugar to a small bowl. Before adding your berries to the sugar, you will need to spray each round soap with rubbing alcohol. Then, roll the cranberry in the bow of sugar and set aside for later.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the Fluffed ToppingCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Making the Fluffed Topping

Once the top layer has completely set up, you are ready to create the topping for this soap recipe. This fluffy whipped topping will be used to decorate the cheesecake as well as hold the scrumptious looking cranberries in place.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Total Amounts for the Whipped Soap Base

60 grams of the Whipped Soap Base
60 grams of the Cocoa Butter Melt and Pour Soap Base
6 grams of the Vegetable Glycerin
6 grams of the Cranberry Relish Fragrance Oil

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Preparing the Whipped SoapCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Preparing the Whipped Soap

Now, you are going to weigh out the whipped soap base. Immediately, you will add the fragrance, and vegetable glycerin. Once all these ingredients are added to a medium mixing bowl, you are going to use a hand mixer. You will need to blend these soap making ingredients until the consistency is similar to frosting.

In a separate bowl, you will need to weigh out the mp soap base and melt the ingredients using thirty second intervals. Once your mp soap is melted you will combine it with the whipped soap base mixture. Again, you will want to whip the mixture using the hand mixer. Quickly, you will want to top your cheesecake soap before the mixture sets up.

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Topping the Cheesecake SoapCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Topping the Cheesecake Soap

Lastly, you will top this slice of cake soap with your cranberries. You will want to move quickly to get all the berries on before the frosting sets up. Also, you may want to push lightly to ensure that the whipped topping has a good hold. After the topping sets up completely, you can remove your soap from the mold and it is ready to use!

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Try Out Our Inspiration

We were inspired to create this delicious soap recipe from an amazing cranberry cheesecake recipe. This amazing dessert perfectly entangles the sweet flavor of creamy cheesecake with the tang of juicy cranberries. Not only does this dessert taste delicious, but it looks amazing as well! So, this was a fantastic recipe to recreate with soap supplies. If you are interested, then you can try out the Cranberry Cheesecake recipe from Will Cook For Smiles to experience all the deliciousness for yourself!

Cranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Ask Us Your QuestionsCranberry Melt and Pour Soap Recipe: Reach Out to Us

We hope that you enjoyed creating this fantastic melt and pour soap recipe. If you have any more questions about this cosmetic recipe, then feel free to reach out to us! You can talk to us at the store, on the phone, or online. An easy way to reach out to us online is through our social media. Of course, you can find us on the Natures Garden Facebook page. Additionally, you can use @ngscents to find us on both Instagram and Twitter. Not only can you use our social media to reach out and ask questions, but you can share your own opinions and ideas too.

Dec
18

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe


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Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap RecipeChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe

Today, we will be showing your how to make Natures Garden’s Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe.  This free soap making tutorial uses melt and pour soap and whipped soap base.  You will learn how to make a jelly roll soap with raspberry embeds and a white chocolate drizzle.  In addition, we will scent the melt and pour soap with Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
Cocoa Butter Melt and Pour Soap
Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil
Organic Cocoa Powder
Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant
FUN Soap Colorant Neon Pink
FUN Soap Colorant Tomato Red
Whipped Soap Base
Vegetable Glycerin
Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
8 oz.  Clear Bullet Bottle
24/410 White Fine Mist Sprayer

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Other Ingredients and Equipment You Will Need

Mixing Bowls
Mixing Spoons
Rubbing Alcohol
Hand Mixer
Knife
Cutting Board
Microwave
Cake Pan
Wax Paper
Raspberries Mold (www.flexiblemolds.com)

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance OilChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil

First, let’s look at the fragrance oil we will be using.  This melt and pour soap recipe uses Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil.  What does Natures Garden’s chocolate raspberry drizzle scent smell like?

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a decadent treat that is sure to please. A rich dark chocolate accord surrounds luscious ripe raspberry tones for the fragrance signature. Green stem notes create natural appeal for the fruit character, while a generous base of velvet musk and sweet vanilla completes the yummy sensation.  An NG Original Fragrance!

Top Notes:  ripe raspberry, green stems
Mid Notes: dark chocolate
Base Notes: vanilla, musk

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Raspberry EmbedsChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Raspberry Embeds

Now, let’s begin preparing our melt and pour soap.  First, you will need to prepare your raspberry embeds.  These embeds will be used to top our chocolate raspberry drizzle rolled mp soap. Once you have prepared them, set them aside, we will use them at the very end of this recipe.  However, since they need time to setup, we will prepare them first.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Total Recipe Amounts for Raspberries

150 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
7 grams Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil
7 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
2 drops Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Melt and Pour SoapChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Melt and Pour Soap

Now, begin by weighing out your Natures Garden Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap.  In a small mixing bowl, weigh out 150 grams of the clear mp soap base.  Melt the soap in 30 second intervals until the soap is in a fluid state.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Fragrance Oil and Color

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Fragrance Oil and ColorNext, you will be adding your fragrance oil and color.  So, with your clear soap in a liquid state, add 7 grams Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil, 7 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, 2 drops Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant, 2 drops Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant, and 3 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant.  Finally, mix to incorporate the fragrance oil and FUN Soap Colorants.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Pouring Your Soap Into the MoldChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Pouring Your Soap Into the Mold

Once you have colored and scented your soap, you will be pouring your soap into the mold.  For this soap recipe, we used a mold from flexiblemolds.com.  It is their Raspberries/Blackberries Soap & Candle Mold.  So, pour your melted soap into the cavities of this mold.  Then, spray the soap with rubbing alcohol to release any air bubbles.  Lastly, allow them to setup before removing them from the molds.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Brown SoapChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Brown Soap

In this next step, you will prepare your brown soap.  This soap will later be coated with whipped soap base and rolled, in the same manner, you would roll a jelly roll or cake roll.  You will need a pan lined with either a silicone baking mat, parchment paper, or wax paper.  Lining your pan prior to pouring the soap will make it much easier to remove from the pan once it sets up.  Since we are using fragrance oil, you will want to use a pan that is specifically for soap making.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Total Recipe Amounts for the Brown Soap

800 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap
40 grams Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil
40 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
5 grams Organic Cocoa Powder
59 grams Vegetable Glycerin

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Brown Melt and Pour SoapChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Brown Melt and Pour Soap

Your first step is to prepare your brown melt and pour soap.  We will once again be using Natures Garden’s Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap.  So, weigh out 800 grams of the clear mp soap base.  You want to melt the soap for 30 seconds at a time until it is melted.  You want to be careful not to overheat the soap base.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Brown Soap ColorantChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Brown Soap Colorant

Now, you will want to prepare your brown soap colorant.  This can be done while you are waiting for your soap to melt.  You will need a very small bowl, vegetable glycerin and Natures Garden’s organic cocoa powder.  In your bowl, weigh out 5 grams of cocoa powder.  Then, add 19 grams of vegetable glycerin.  Mix until you no longer see any clumps of powder.  By dispersing the cocoa powder in vegetable glycerin, you will be able to easily and smoothly mix it into your soap base.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Fragrance Oil and ColorantChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Fragrance Oil and Colorant

Next, you will need be adding your fragrance oil and colorant.  We will also be adding some vegetable glycerin.  Adding vegetable glycerin will give the soap flexibility so it can be rolled in a later step.  So, when your clear soap is in a liquid state, add 40 grams of vegetable glycerin, the brown cocoa powder colorant you prepared, 40 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, and 40 grams of Natures Garden Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil.  When you have the ingredients added, mix thoroughly to ensure everything is completely blended.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Pouring Your Brown SoapChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Pouring Your Brown Soap

Once everything is mixed together, you are ready to begin pouring your brown soap.  The brown soap will be poured into the wax paper lined pan you prepared.  So, pour your melted brown soap slowly into your pan.  Once you have poured the soap, spray it with rubbing alcohol to release any air bubbles.  Then, let the soap setup and remove it from the pan. Set it aside for the moment, you will come back to it in a later step.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Soap FrostingChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Soap Frosting

Now, you will prepare your soap frosting.  Once it is prepared, we will spread it on our brown soap before rolling it up.  In addition, a small amount of the soap base will be placed across the top of the soap loaf to hold the raspberries in place.  The soap frosting will consist of both mp soap and whipped soap base.  By adding melt and pour soap to the whipped soap, it will allow the whipped soap to harden while maintaining a whipped frosting look.  If you added strictly whipped soap base, the whipped soap would remain soft and your soap roll would not stay together.  You will need to move quickly through the next few steps.  The whipped soap, once mixed with the melt an pour soap, will setup pretty fast.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Total Recipe Amounts for the Whipped Soap

400 grams Whipped Soap Base
400 grams Diamond Clear Melt and Pour Soap Base
40 grams  Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil
40 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer
3 drops Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant
2 drops Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant
6 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant
40 grams Vegetable Glycerin

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Whipped Soap BaseChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your Whipped Soap Base

First, you will prepare your whipped soap base.  The whipped soap base is what gives the pink filling the fluffy frosting-like consistency.  So, you will want to prepare your whipped soap in a very deep mixing bowl.  Once you have your bowl out, prepare your hand mixer.  Then, in your deep mixing bowl, weigh out 400 grams of NG’s Whipped Soap Base.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Fragrance Oil and Pink ColorantChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Fragrance Oil and Pink Colorant

Now, before you add your melt and pour soap, you will be adding fragrance oil and pink colorant.  You will also be adding vegetable glycerin.  So, to the bowl with your whipped soap base add 40 grams Vegetable Glycerin, 40 grams Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil, 40 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, 3 drops Neon Pink FUN Soap Colorant, 2 drops Ultramarine Violet FUN Soap Colorant, and 6 drops Tomato Red FUN Soap Colorant.  Finally, use your hand mixer to blend all of the ingredients.  You will want to continue to mix until you have a fluffing frosting-like consistency.  Set this bowl aside, you will come back to it in just a minute.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your MP Soap BaseChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Prepare Your MP Soap Base

Next, we will be preparing some diamond clear melt and pour soap base.  This soap base will be added to this whipped soap base.  So, weigh out and melt 400 grams if your clear melt and pour soap base in the microwave.  Remember to melt the soap in 30 second intervals.  Once it is in a liquid state we will begin putting our whipped soap base together.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Finishing Your Soap FrostingChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Finishing Your Soap Frosting

The final step in finishing soap frosting is putting everything together.  Remember earlier when I said you would need to move quickly?  This is where it starts.  Once you add your melt and pour soap base to the pink whipped soap, you will need to quickly move so your can create you soap jelly roll before it sets up.  So, at this time, go ahead and add you melted soap to the bowl containing your pink whipped soap.  Then, use a hand mixer to blend it to a whipped soap frosting.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Putting Everything TogetherChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Putting Everything Together

Now, we will begin putting everything together.  You will need everything in front of you.  I highly recommend placing your brown soap on a piece of wax paper or parchment paper.  You will also need the soap raspberries you prepared earlier and your soap frosting.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Soap FrostingChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Soap Frosting

Your first step will be adding your soap frosting.  You want to spread your soap frosting across the entire surface of the brown soap.  Do this, in the same manner, you would if you were frosting a cake.  However, you do want to leave about 40 grams of whipped soap in your bowl, we will use this portion to top the loaf once it is rolled.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Rolling Your Soap LoafChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Rolling Your Soap Loaf

Finally, you will be rolling your soap loaf.  Place your soap in front of you vertically.  Then, begin rolling the soap like you would a jelly roll.  Once you have rolled your soap completely, remove any extra whipped soap you find along any edges.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Whipped ToppingChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Whipped Topping

Lastly, we will be adding a few finishing touches.  This will include both the whipped soap base and the raspberry embeds.  First, you will need the remaining whipped soap frosting.  If needed you should be able to heat it one time for about 15 seconds so it will be easier to work with.  However, you will only be able to do this one.  Next, spray the top of the rolled soap loaf with rubbing alcohol so that your whipped soap will adhere better.  Then, place the pink soap frosting across the top.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Raspberry EmbedsChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your Raspberry Embeds

Finally, we will be adding your raspberry embeds.  Place the raspberry embeds directly on top of your whipped soap.  I used all but a few of mine but definitely would have had room for all of them had I placed my raspberries closer together.  Go ahead and add your raspberry embeds to your soap loaf.  Then, if need be, use a clean paper towel or cloth to wipe off any extra soap base on the brown soap before moving on.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your White Chocolate DrizzleChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Adding Your White Chocolate Drizzle

Your very last finishing touch will be adding your white chocolate drizzle.  The drizzle will be created using Natures Garden’s Cocoa Butter Melt and Pour Soap.  The soap base will be scented but uncolored.  This is the final step and is done right before you begin slicing your soap.

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Total Recipe Amounts for the White Soap:

40 grams Cocoa Butter Melt and Pour Soap
2 grams Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil
2 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer

Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Preparing Your White SoapChocolate Raspberry Drizzle Rolled MP Soap Recipe: Preparing Your White Soap

So, in a small mixing bowl, you will be preparing your white soap.  Weigh out and melt 40 grams of your mp soap base.  Then, 2 grams Natures Garden’s Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Fragrance Oil and 2 grams Vanilla White Color Stabilizer.  Then, stir to incorporate the fragrance oil.  Lastly, use a spoon to drizzle your soap loaf.  Allow it to setup, then slice your soap.

I hope that you have enjoyed creating this project with us!  I thoroughly enjoyed creating it for you!  In fact, this is probably my absolute favorite soap I have ever created here at Natures Garden.  I was inspired by an actual food recipe I found on Pinterest.  I will most definitely be creating this raspberry chocolate Swiss roll this weekend.  You must check it out!  If you have already tried it let me know what you think on our Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook page.

Mar
10

Melt and Pour Soap Problems


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melt and pour soap problemsMelt and Pour Soap Problems

It’s time to talk about melt and pour soap again! For any new soap makers out there, like me, do you wonder about what some of the problems are? Recently, I have been getting a lot more involved in the soap making process, and even I have had some questions! There are many things that can go wrong, but there are so many ways to easily avoid these problems! For example, did you know that reheating your soap too many times can actually eventually cause the soap to break down?

Have you ever warped a mold? Molds can actually be warped by pouring soap that is too hot. Warping will ruin your mold and you will not be able to use it correctly anymore. When adding fragrance to your soap, first check the recommended usage chart to make sure that it is body safe.  The easiest way to figure out how much to add is by checking the maximum usage rate on our website. For example, our Best Friends scent has a maximum usage rate of 5% for soaps. Now when making your soap, take the weight of soap you’re using overall and multiply it by the 5%, or .05. Now, when mixing in the amount of fragrance, you need to make sure you have mixed it thoroughly. When the scent is not mixed in completely, this can cause your soap to have pockets of pure fragrance or separation. When adding colorant or dye to your soap, always make sure to completely mix them in as well! If not fully mixed, the color will not fully incorporate into your soap, and if using a white base melt and pour soap, you will possibly see streaks of white throughout the color in the finished product. Not fully mixing your color can also cause possible speckles throughout your soap instead of a smooth all-over color.

When making layered melt and pour soaps, the layers need to properly adhere to each other. This can be achieved simply by using rubbing alcohol. After you have poured one layer, make sure to allow it enough time to set up enough that it has cooled down and will not mix into the next layer. To get the layers to adhere, just make sure to spray the first layer with the rubbing alcohol! Make sure to spray each layer with rubbing alcohol right after pouring it as well, so as to get rid of any air bubbles. Once your soap is completely finished, make sure not to remove it from your mold too soon, give it enough time to completely set up and harden! If you remove it too soon, some of the soap may stick in your mold and break apart! Or if you remove it when it is too soft, you can get fingerprints or indents in your soap!

There are many other melt and pour soap problems as well! Once your melt and pour soap is fully set up, make sure to wrap your soap. If a soap is not wrapped, it can absorb any moisture that is in the air, which will cause the soap to sweat. It’s like what happens to a pop can when it sits outside, the condensation builds on the outside, making it sweat! So make sure to wrap your soap right away so that no moisture or air can get to it. Do you know how to properly cut a loaf of soap? To keep your soap from streaking, make sure to turn it on your side and slice it! Do not cut it from the top down! If you have any other questions about melt and pour soap problems, please contact us! And keep watching for more Enlightened by Layla!

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