Whipped Coconut Oil…Pinterest Project

I really hate buying in to the latest Pinterest fads…burlap, mason jars, coconut oil….but sometimes I am weak. I will admit it. I LOVE coconut oil. I use it on my hair, my face, my body, in my cooking, I shave my legs with it, make body scrub out of it…the only problem I have with it is that sometimes it is a little frustrating to emulsify, especially when using it on a large area. So I saw on Pinterest where some people whip it. I decided to try it.
I buy my coconut oil at Trader Joe’s.

I put about a cup of it in my trusty circa 1977 Kitchen Aid mixer, passed to my by my mom when she wanted a pretty new one in about 1995.

I put on the whip attachment (that is the technical term) and let her whip for 6 minutes, which is what I hear the proper amount of time is.

It then looked like this:

I used a spatula and put it in a mason jar (Good grief! Another Pinterest cliche! I guess I should wrap the jar with a burlap ribbon!).

It is SO much easier to use now! I wish I would have tried this sooner!




  1. too too funny about resisting Pinterest…thanks for trying this one out and letting us know how it turned out…I’ve been wondering!

So what do you think?