Secret Recipe Club – Chocolate Coconut Sugar Scrub

by angelaskitchen on February 9, 2014

Chocolate Coconut Sugar Scrub

It is time again for Secret Recipe Club reveal day!  Woo-hoo!  What is the Secret Recipe Club?  It’s a lot like Secret Santa, but with recipes.  Each month you are assigned a blog.  After selecting a recipe from that bloggers repertoire, you make and post it on reveal day.  It is a great way to find fun recipes and blogs.  I like how it gets me to actually sit down and go through another person’s blog.  Blogs are a lot of work and take time to put together.  Instead of skimming through just the new stuff (as is usually easier when we see a new blog) it is fun to really sit down and go through what else the blog has to offer.  Fun stuff!

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My assignment this month was Ellie’s blog, The Bitchin’ Kitchin’. Have you seen her blog? No? Well, go on over… I’ll wait…

See? Beautiful! Love her pics and the recipes are WAAAAAAAY to fun to try to pick just one. We’re talking Chicken Enchilada CupsSriracha HummusChai-Spiced SconesBrownie Batter PancakesCarrot Ginger SoupProsciutto Wrapped ApplesKale FrittataBaked Sweet Potato Chips and Pumpkin Pecan Cranberry Muffins, and that is just the tip of the deliciousness you will find on Ellie’s blog. Swoon!

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, however, and having to lovely daughters who have a deep passion for all things chocolate, I thought homemade Chocolate Coconut Sugar Scrub was the perfect recipe to try. We like to try different homemade lotions, scrubs and masks made from natural ingredients. A scrub made with things I already have at home, has natural ingredients in it AND smells like chocolate? Yes, please! So, girls, try to look surprised on Valentine’s Day. M’kay?

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Chocolate Coconut Sugar Scrub
 
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Recipe type: DIY, Sugar Scrub
Serves: makes about 1½ cups

Ingredients
  • 1 cup loosely packed brown sugar (I used dark)
  • ½ cup coconut oil (in solid form, yet still soft)
  • ⅓ cup almond oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • a few drops coconut extract or essential oil
  • a few drops vanilla extract
  • a few drops almond extract

Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix until smooth. Place into an air tight container, such as a canning jar. Seal.
  2. To use: Once or twice a week, being careful not to slip, rub scrub all over skin in shower, especially rough areas. Wash scrub off afterwards. Avoid face, however a small amount can be used on dry lips to moisturize and exfoliate. Can be stored at room temperature .

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Rebekah February 10, 2014 at 7:22 am

Wow, I would have a hard time not just eating that out of the jar! It looks so yummy! I’m sure your daughters will love it.

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Heather @ Join Us, Pull up a Chair February 10, 2014 at 7:34 am

Oh how fun to make something like a sugar scrub! I bet you smelled like chocolate all day long!

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colleen @ Secrets from the Cookie Princess February 10, 2014 at 12:37 pm

How fun! I just noticed my current (expensive) tub of sugar scrub is almost out. This would be much better than forking over lots of money. AND I’ll smell good enough to eat!

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Shelley C February 10, 2014 at 6:49 pm

Oh my gosh, how did you not just take a spoon to that? LOL. I bet that was fun to make and super fun to use!

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Julie February 10, 2014 at 7:18 pm

Scrub ??? Are you sure we’re not supposed to just eat this by the spoonful? What a fun recipe.

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Jennifer Sikora February 11, 2014 at 7:59 am

I love making homemade scrubs for me and my daughter. This recipe looks fabulous! Thanks for sharing.

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CJ Huang February 11, 2014 at 1:46 pm

Sounds like a scrub that’s tasty enough to eat! :)

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