Beeswax Food Wraps Home-Made Recipe

Beeswax Food Wraps Home-Made Recipe

Make your own Beeswax Food Wraps at home and do away with plastic wrap forever.  Beeswax Food Wraps are a reusable, sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to keep food fresh. Beeswax Food Wraps are easy and fast to make.

There are a couple of different options:

You can use either White bleached Beeswax, Yellow Beeswax or Yellow Certified Organic Beeswax can be used.  Any type of vegetable oil may be used - Almond, Sunflower, Apricot, Avocado, Soy, Rice Bran or Canola Oil may be used.

Food Wraps Recipe:

To make a number of Beeswax Food Wraps, all that is required is as little as 100g of Beeswax, plus some vegetable oil;

You will need:
    • 3 x 30cm x 30cm pieces of cotton fabric
    • Small paintbrush
    • Clothes pegs

    • Lay the cloth pieces (washed, dried and cut into squares with pinking shears to prevent fabric fraying) on a clean baking tray in the oven at 80 degrees C to warm up the cloth for 10 minutes.
    • Remove tray from oven and use the paintbrush to paint each piece of cloth with the hot wax and almond oil mixture.
    • Turn over and brush the other side.
    • Return to oven for 10 minutes.
    • Take out and place on clothes line straight away and allow to cool.  Done!

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