Holiday Cinnamon Yoghurt Soap

For those who love the scents of the snowy season try making this cinnamon soap recipe. Great for gifts or to enjoy yourself!

What You Need

  • 12oz Distilled Water
  • 7oz Lye
  • 23oz Olive Oil
  • 16oz Coconut Oil
  • 7oz Sunflower Oil
  • 4oz Castor Oil
  • 1oz Lemon Essential Oil
  • .3 oz Lavender Essential Oil
  • .2 oz Cinnamon bark essential oil
  • 1.5mL Clary Sage Essential Oil
  • .5mL Marjoram Essential Oil
  • 2 tbsp oatmeal, roughly chopped in a coffee grinder
  • 7oz Plain Mountain High Yogurt


  1. Line soap mold with freezer paper or coat thoroughly with mineral oil
  2. With gloves on and in a well vented space pour lye slowly into distilled water and stir until dissolved, set aside (out of reach of children)
  3. Combine and heat all oils on stove until liquid then set aside to let cool (keep oils at 105 – 110 degrees)
  4. When both the lye, water and oils have cooled pour oils into mixing bowl and combine with yoghurt
  5. Slowly add the lye water to the oil and yoghurt mixture and blend thoroughly with stick blender or by hand for 5 minutes
  6. Pour into mold and top with a sprig of lavender, marjoram or sunflower sprigs or whatever you have in your garden for a beautiful, personal touch
  7. Cover with plastic wrap
  8. Wrap your covered mold in old towel or sheet to keep in heat and speed up the saponification process and let set for 24 hours
  9. After being insulated for 24 hours check your soap. If it is still hot let cool for an additional 12 hours
  10. When soap is cooled remove from mold and cut into desired bar shape
  11. Let soap cure on baking rack for 4-5 weeks then wrap with hemp, cinnamon sticks and dehydrated flowers
Holiday Cinnamon Yoghurt Soap There is a bar of homemade soap made with Mountain High Yoghurt, lye, cinnamon, oatmeal, and essential oils. Around the bar of soap, there are some lavender leaves tied to it. In the background, there are glass containers of essential oils and a stick of cinnamon.