Best Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe
Save hundreds of dollars per year with this easy homemade laundry detergent recipe. It takes just minutes to make.
5 gallon bucket
large cooking pot
Arm & Hammer Washing Soda
Original Ivory Soap
Grate the Ivory soap and add to a large pot with 4 cups hot water. Heat on the stove, stirring until completely melted .
Pour this hot mixture to a 5 gallon bucket.
Add Borax and washing soda, and stir until powders have completely dissolved.
Fill the bucket to the 5 gallon mark with tap water.
Cover, and let sit for 12 hours (it may thicken during this time).
When cool, whisk or stir detergent well to break up lumps/gel.
Dispense into an old laundry jug, filling just to the half-way mark. Fill the rest of the way with tap water.
Shake well before using as ingredients may separate.