They look like cupcakes, they smell like cupcakes, but don’t be fooled, they’re soaps! Learn how to make soap cupcakes with whipped frosting in this episode of Soap Queen TV. Using the same technique Debbie shared on the Soap Queen blog (in this tutorial), I make a soapy replica of the Lavender Vanilla Cupcake from Cupcake Royale.
How to make Soap Cupcakes with Whipped Frosting from Soap Queen on Vimeo.
Here’s what you’ll need for the cupcake base:
40 oz. White Melt & Pour Soap
1 1/2 oz. Vanilla Select Fragrance Oil
1 1/2 oz. Vanilla Color Stabilizer
6 ml Canary LabColor (diluted)
SoapyLove Scalloped Round Mold
Here’s what you’ll need for the soap frosting:
16 oz White Melt & Pour Soap
8 Tbsp Natural Castile Liquid Soap
9 ml Royal Purple LabColor (diluted)
1 oz Lavender Fragrance Oil
SoapyLove Jojoba Bead Mix
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what is the Natural Castile Liquid Soap for? iff you dont use it, is it going to be alright?? x
Becky with Bramble Berry says
The liquid soap is what makes the top soft and frosting-like. If you don’t use it, you may not be able to work with the recipe or frost the cupcakes. Maybe try using a little dish soap in place of the liquid soap, we haven’t tried it with this recipe but you could give it a shot with a small test batch. Keep us posted.
Here is another tutorial that you might want to check out:
-Becky with Bramble Berry
You could do a baggie with ribbon around it or you could do a plastic wrap like other MP soaps – whipped soap can be squished if it gets pressed too hard – but plastic wrap works great!
what is the best way to package these? trying not to mess up the tops so I was wondering
Thanks so much to you and Deb for the tutorial, the encouragement, answering my questions. I couldn’t be happier! Now to attempt the bird nests!
We have a tutorial on making whipped CP soap that Erin did here: http://soap-queen.blogspot.com… When I did something similar, the soap didn’t splatter or get lye on things but I totally understand your reticence. =) Glad you like the project.
Oh my goodness, that looks soooooo cute! I love those photos. You did a great job with the frosting!
I made them!! http://www.flickr.com/photos/a… so happy with the results!! Thanks so much Debbie and Anne-Marie, and the bubble bath base worked a treat! (ok, I’m going overboard with exclamation marks again!)
Thank you for this video! I had been interested in whipped CP soap, but using M&P instead looks easier to make, easier to fix mistakes, and safer to boot – no chance of lye splattering everywhere!
Great Anne-Marie! Thanks for that! I had the same question about the nests play dough soap, and now I just have to decide which project to do… I haven’t mastered organising my time as well as you have yet 😉
I haven’t gotten around to watching it yet, but I already know I’ll love it! 🙂
Yay! I can’t wait to see how they turn out! =)
Yes, you can definitely use the bubble bath base (I even confirmed that with Debbie). I don’t think you’ll need to thicken it up with salt. =)
I just picked up these moulds at AussieSoapSupplies(OZ) this afternoon!! I don’t have Castile Liquid Soap, can I use bubble bath base? would I need to thicken it with salt water solution?
thanks! my cupcake bases are setting up right now 🙂
Yes, dilute in warm distilled water (or boiled for 5 minute tap water), cap it, shake well, use and keep uncapped until it cools off. Then, cap and you’re done. Use a clean container. Or just dilute 2-3 ml in 1 tsp and use that small amount – either works.
It was an inspired idea! We’re still trying to think of ways to use it in new and creative ways.
I have a question about the Labcolors. I normally use clear soap and micas, but I just bought the black cherry lab color from BB. I haven’t used it yet. Do I need to dilute it all at once, that (in the video) looks like much more than I need. If i do, is it ok to store it diluted?
Debbie Chialtas says
Wow! What a great video! 🙂 I am so excited that you made this because I think this frosting is one of the most fun things I’ve done with MP! Your lavender version is so pretty, too. Thanks for picking my tutorial for a video. I’m super flattered!
I think you could but you’d need to work fast because the frosting hardens up fast’ish – like 1-2 minutes worth of pliability before it hardens up.
doh! Good to know, good to know. =)
Is there a way to pipe the frosting, or is it too soft?
Merryn Oliveira says
Great video – but it crashed my Mozilla Foxfire and I had to use explorer to watch it.