While the rest of you are breaking out the cozy cardigans, here in Texas we are still seeing triple digit temps so it seems perfectly reasonable for us to share a how-to for the adorable ice cream-shaped soap that we made for Quinn’s Ice Cream Social Party this year. Ready for maple trees and pumpkins? That’s fine too, you can use any candy mold, like these soft serve cones from Cake Girls, to create some good clean fun. Here’s how we made (or actually just molded) our own adorable soap to include in our party favor bags.
Read on for the easy steps for How to Make Soap with Molds.
1. We selected Double Butter Glycerin Soap for a creamy opaque appearance and cut off four 1″x2″ chunks.
2. Place them in a microwavable cup or bowl. A measuring cup with a spout is perfect.
Follow the directions on the soap package and melt the soap to liquid form in small time increments, stirring in-between.
Once melted add desired colors and fragrances, available in the soap isle of your local craft shop. and stir.
Before adding the soap to the mold, I sprinkled some rainbow nonpareils in the mold. Notice that the stick is filled with soap from the first “pour” and stays that way throughout.
Carefully fill the mold with soap.
Let the soap harden for approximately 20 minutes, or as directed on packaging. The soap should pull out of the mold easily.
Wrap soap in favor bags, or parchment paper for a pretty presentation. We tied ours up with festive polka dot washi tape. If these are going to small children, perhaps you will want to label them as soap so their parents don’t let them sneak a bite. We are still using our cute Summer soaps and we hear they were a big hit with all the tiny party goers and not one bar was eaten as far as we can tell.