Dissolve lye in water and set aside. Heat lard until melted ( 90º very slowly and add lye water to lard - carefully ) Remove from heat. Keep stirring slowly for 10 20 minutes, until it thickens. Pour in pan lined with plastic wrap. Next day cut into bars. Age 1 1/2 to 2 weeks before using.
Note: If the weather is extremely hot, the soap will not harden.
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