Orange & Cinnamon Soap

Orange & Cinnamon Soap

These soaps look great when wrapped up in cellophane and a silk rose is placed on top.

What you need

4 -ounce (110 g) melt and pour soap or soap flakes
10 drops of orange essential oil
2 tbs of dried cinnamon powder
t tbs of orange zest
Orange food coloring


Melt your soap down using a double boiler method.

Once melted add the oil, zest and spice. Keep stirring until completely mixed and then pour into your soap molds.

This recipe uses the Melt & Pour Soap Making method using Melt and Pour Soap base. 


  1. Alicia Ramirez says

    I have been told that Cinnamon creates skin irritation.

  2. Answers to the essential/fragrance oil question:

    The essential oil will come from the fruit/flower itself, it will be of unparalled quality next to the fragrance oil. The fragrance oil may well be made up of synthetic ingredients which don’t have the natural health boosting properties of the essential oil.

    Hope that’s helpful!

  3. How much soap is this for? 1 pound? 3 pounds?

  4. Orange zest is the orange part of the skin of an orange – you use a very fine grater (usually called a zester) to get the orange skin off without getting any of the white pith (which is the bitter part of the skin).

  5. what is orange zest? Where do you get it?

  6. what is the difference between essential oil and fragrance oil?

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