Bath Bomb Recipe

Bath Bomb Recipe

This year I made some bath bombs for Christmas Gifts, but not just any bath bombs.

Bath Bombs

These are not the put in the bath and fizz up quickly, these bath bombs will help to moisturize that dry itchy winter skin.

In this bath bomb recipe cocoa butter or hemp butter are added for wonderful moisturizing properties and as you drop them in your tub, they will gently and slowly fizz while moisturizing your skin as you relax in the bath.

These have always been a favorite, but I usually just make them for family and friends. This year I made more and sold them at the Christmas Craft markets I attended.

I call these bath kisses……because the cocoa butter kisses your skin with moisture. This recipe can be doubled or tripled for whatever quantity is required and scented with the essential oil of your choice.

When this recipe is made with organic cocoa butter it has the wonderful smell of cocoa and can be left unscented.

For this recipe you will require the following equipment:

  • glass measuring cup (4 cup)
  • kitchen scale to measure the weights
  • double boiler or a pot with wire rack
  • bath bomb molds or molds of your choice to pour into

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Bath Bomb Recipe


  • 2 oz of Cocoa Butter or Hemp Butter – Hemp Butter Recipe
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp of fragrance or essential oil (optional)
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cups baking soda
  • 1/4 cup citric acid
  • 1/8 cup of corn starch


Melt the cocoa butter and if using scent add it when cocoa butter is melted. Remove from heat and add the Baking Soda, Corn Starch and Citric Acid. Blend this mixture real well – it should be a little soupy.

Using a teaspoon be careful and pour into bath bomb molds, chocolate mold or another mold of your choice.

Let these stand at room temperature to cool a bit and then place into the freezer for 15 – 30 minutes to set up.

Pop out and place on wax paper until thawed. Then put into bags and tag with list of ingredients.

Bath Bomb Molds

This is the mold that I used for the pot leaf bath kisses you see in the picture above.

They turned out really well, I put 5 of these in a small organza bags and sold them for $2.00 a bag at the Christmas Craft Fairs.

They sold well as stocking stuffers.

Here is the link to the molds I purchased

Marijuana Cannabis Weed Hemp Leaf Silicone Molds for Pot Candy Mold Chocolate Gummy Gummies, 2 Pack

and these lovely 3×4 organza bags worked perfectly with the Pot Leaf bath bombs.

The white was great at not hiding but showing off the color of these bath bombs nicely.  I think any other color would have taken away from them.

You can purchase them on Amazon by clicking on this link

100Pcs Organza Bags 3×4 inches Sheer Organza Bags Jewelry Drawstring Mesh Pouches Wedding Party Christmas Favor Gift Candy Bags, White

Great Mold for Bath Bombs

Here is another mold that is great for this bath bomb recipe – actually any candy molds will work.

I find with this recipe these are better than the big round bath bomb molds.

2 Packs 12 Cavity Silicone Flower Soap Mold Cake Bread Mold Chocolate Jelly Candy Baking Mould Muffin Pan

Skin Safe Bath Bomb Colors

Here are some skin safe colors to add to your bath bomb recipe.

12 Color Bath Bomb Soap Dye – Skin Safe Bath Bomb Colorant

Tips when making your Bath Bombs

When I make these I will make several batches of different colors; so I have a small stainless steel tea pot that I melt my cocoa butter in and then pour the weight amount I need for each batch.

I use a 4 cup glass measuring cup to pour the amount of cocoa butter required for the recipe into. The dry ingredients will be added to the melted cocoa butter.

The dry ingredients are measured out and added to the cocoa butter. This mixture should be blended well and once its blended will look a little on the soupy side.  I sometimes find I have to add a little drop more of cocoa butter or maybe a little more baking soda to get the right consistency. Every batch can be a little different.

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6 Responses to Bath Bomb Recipe

  1. Marketa says:

    Hi there and thanks for your great bath bomb recipe

    Its school holidays now and I will absolutely be making these with my kids this week. I also love that you’ve added products which actually help soothe the skin. The usual bath bombs we’ve made are really just for the fun of the fizzing effect. 

    Your link to the organza bags is also really helpful and we will be making extra to go e as gifts throughout the year 

    • Tes says:

      I used to make the fizzy bath bombs as well, but with the dry winters we have these ones are so much nicer. They do leave my skin feeling soft and smooth. Have fun making them with the kids and I’m sure whoever receives these as gifts will be very happy.

  2. Joy gateru says:

    Wow! What a great article, personally i have never heard about the bath bomb untill i came across this article, i am grateful to learn something new as you have highlighted all way process on how to make them, the ingredients and the procedures, i think it’s not that hard to make some, i am sure to follow your steps and instructions as i know the bath bombs can be of great interest to many people around me ,may it be family members or friends. I am sure to subscribe to your newsfeed to learn more about this and the other related articles from you.

    Thank you

  3. Robert says:

    Thank you for these recipes to make my own bath bomb soap. My girlfriend loves using these and I will admit that I do too when I can find a big enough tub that fits all of my 6 foot 3 inch body. Regardless, I really like the information you have shared here because these soap making recipes seem to be very easy to perform.

    I am the one in the relationship that does most of the cooking and my girlfriend the cleaning. I have no problems with recipes for food and I foresee no problems for making these bath bombs. These will be great gifts for my sisters and female friends. Perhaps my girlfriend can make some money selling these too just like you did.

    • Tes says:

      Hi Robert, the recipes really are simple and easy to do.  Getting the right consistency if the most important, I’m sure your sisters and friends will love these as gifts and you could certainly make lots and sell them.  Just package them up and make sure to label correctly.  Here is a link to the labelling requirements Organic and Natural Product Labelling Rules 

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