Washing machine powder

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I've tried both of those recipes... but when I worked out how much it cost and how many TBs I got from it, it is actually cheaper to buy the commercial stuff.Also as someone else pointed out, it isn't great for soiled clothes... with 4 kids I have a LOT of soiled clothes! 

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Just what I was looking for- Thanks so much  Smile

 

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Where do you get Washing Soda?

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is there a recipe to make it a liquid?

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This sounds fantastic!! 

Could someone please let me know how much you need to put in your washing machine?

I will be trying this. Thanks!!

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Washing Powder

1 Sunlight (or pure) soap, roughly chopped 1/2 bar of Sard (or stain removing) soap, roughly chopped 200g Borax 315g Washing Soda (powder)

Chop the soap for approx 30 seconds on Speed 7.

Add the rest of the ingredients and mix together on Speed 7 for approx 20 secondsuntil it is evenly combined.

Use 2 – 3 heaped tablespoons per wash.

Notes: I always make a double batch to save time, but only put one quantity in the Thermomix at a time so you don’t overload the machine or the blades.  A double quantity fits perfectly in a 2 litre ice-cream container.

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Hello, does anyone know of a liquid clothes wash recipe

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Yes I would be interested too, trying to save money in all aspects of home Smile

KerrieM 

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hi there Jen B, have you tried it yet and how have you found it?

Thanks skye

 

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Yes, it is.

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does anyone know if this is 'low-suds' (i.e. you can use it in a front-load washer)??

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That's great, Jen. It's certainly a huge saving. I stopped using it as it didn't really clean my husband's filthy farm clothes.

I use Bosisto's Euco Freshnow.

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Thanks!

Having great success with this. I have even used the scraps of soap from the bathroom, that would otherwise get tossed out. 

Having fun with my new kitchen hand!

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2 cups plain soap such as Velvet about 2 1/2 bars

1 cup Washing Soda, often known as Lectric Crystals

1 cup Borax

Roughly cut up soap and divide the soap and the borax and soda into two lots. 

Blitz at speed 7 for 3 to 5 seconds for each batch. Place the two batches together in the Closed lid and blitz again on speed 7 for about 8 seconds.

Remove from bowl and add a few drops of essential oil eucalyptus, lemon, lime, lavender etc.  

Use around a tablespoon for normal washing. Increase to 1 1/2 or 2 for heavily soiled clothes.

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Hello!

Can someone please tell me where to find the washing powder recipe, and whether I can add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to the Thermomix?

 

Having fun with my new kitchen hand!