1 Cup Borax
1 Cup Washing Soda
1/4 Cup Epsom Salt
First we start by mixing all the powders together. Make sure they get mixed up good because we want to evenly spread through all the cubes were dging to be making. If you're not sure about the Borax, just eliminate that from the recipe, it won't harm it at all.
When everything is mixed, put a cup of the powder into a separate bowl and then pour in a little bit of lemon juice. For one cup of powder I used 4 tablespoons of lemon juice. You don't want it to be dry but you don't want it soaking wet either. 4 tablespoons made it a little wet and sticky which is exactly what we wanted.
The lemon juice will foam when it hits the powder. Mix it all in and get it a little sticky. When you are done, start to add it to the ice cube trays. Put in a little and patted it down, then when we ran out we did another cup to mix with the lemon juice.
Set the cubes up on the window sill in the kitchen so that it would get a lot of sun and therefore dry quicker. Letting it sit overnight made it nice and hard and when we woke up in the morning was able to flip the trays over and knock the cubs out.
Works wonders in the dishwasher!
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