Oven Cleaning Paste

Learn how to make a cleaning paste for your oven that will fight grease & grime without you having to evacuate the house from nasty fumes!


- 1 tablespoon Washing Soda

- 1 tablespoon Borax

- 1 tablespoon Coconut Soap Flakes

- 1/2 tablespoon Sodium Percarbonate

- 1-2 tablespoons of boiling water

- 5-10 drops Essential Oil (optional)


- Mixing Jug

- Spoon


- One use


1. Preheat your oven on low for 5-10 minutes before cleaning to loosen the grease, but make sure it's off when you apply the cleaning paste.

2. In the mixing bowl, add all the powder ingredients & mix well

3. Slowly add the boiling water to the powder mix, stirring continuously. Let this sit & bubble for 30 seconds.

4. Make sure the oven is not too hot & if off. Then apply the paste & let sit for 10-15 minutes

5. Wipe clean with warm soapy water & dry with an old towel. 

You can learn more about the ingredients used here or grab some for yourself here.


What is the best thing to clean oven racks?

Soak your oven racks in a solution of boiling water and Sodium Percarbonate. Use approx. 1-2 tablespoons per 5litres of water. 

Can I use the Laundry Butter Cleaning Paste?

Absolutely & it's we recommend it! You can even supercharge it by adding 1/2-1 tablespoon of Crystal Clear Percarbonate and 1 tablespoon of boiling water.  You can grab the recipe here

Can I store this mixture?

No, it's not good to store sodium percarbonate that has been 'activated' with the boiling water.

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