Yield: 1 Servings
|2 tablespoons||White beeswax|
|9 tablespoons||Mineral oil|
|½ teaspoon||Borax (sodium borate)|
|3 tablespoons||Rose water|
|¼ teaspoon||Essence of violet oil|
Place beeswax, lanolin, and mineral oil in the top of an enamel, or glass double boiler. Heat until thoroughly melted. Dissolve Borax in warmed rose water and add this to beeswax mixture. Remove from heat. Stir vigorously with a wooden spoon while mixture cools and thickens. Then add essence of violet. Continue beating until well blended. Jar and store in refrigerator if you wish.
Source: Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine by Norma Jean & Carole Darden Posted to EAT-L Digest 01 Oct 96 From: "Anita M. Cousar" <Aaliyah618@...> Date: Wed, 2 Oct 1996 19:54:32 -0400