For Mother’s Day this year, I wanted to formulate a soap that contained a generous amount of cocoa butter. I also thought it would be nice to try infusing the oils with lavender buds and lemon zest. Although the resulting infused oil was very fragrant, I did I ended up adding a small amount of fragrance just to make sure it did retain a lavender/herb/citrus scent after cure:
I also added rich cream at trace. It’s not completely done curing yet, but I did sneak a small piece to try and I am loving it. This 25% cocoa butter recipe produces a very hard bar with a rich, creamy, fluffy lather.
Here is the recipe:
Note: I used my divider mold for this soap, because I wasn’t sure if the high % of cocoa butter would make the soap crumbly or hard to cut.