Black lump of coal soap recipe

Lump of Coal Soaps

A quick and easy recipe to create lumps of coal soaps for the stockings.

Time 30 minutes
Setting time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1/2 lb Clear melt and pour soap
  • 10-20 drops preferred essential oil
  • 1 tsp activated charcoal powder
  • 1 tsp biodegradeable cosmetic glitter optional
  • Spray bottle with rubbing alcohol


  1. Cut the soap into 1 inch cubes. You need 10 cubes. Place in microwave safe measuring cup.

  2. Melt the soap cubes in the microwave in 30 sec increments, stirring well between intervals.

  3. Add essential oils, glitter and activated charcoal.

  4. Mix completely.

  5. Set your silicone mold somewhere safe where it will not be disturbed. Spray the molds with rubbing alcohol.

  6. Carefully pour the mix into the mold cavities. Spray the top of the soap with rubbing alcohol.

  7. Let harden for 2 to 4 hours. Ensure the soaps are hard before removing form the molds.