Beeswax Candle Recipe
Recipe makes approximately 4 various sized beeswax candles.
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Other Ingredients & Equipment
9 x 13 cake pan
Pot (for double boiler)
Step 1: Prepare the
wax: Using the double boiler method weigh out and melt 454
grams of beeswax. You want to set the
temperature of your stove top between medium and low heat.
Step 2: Monitor the beeswax as it melts, stirring
3: Once the beeswax is in a liquid state, add 4 drops of
Spectrum Green Candle Dye and 1 drop of Spectrum Blue Candle Dye. Stir.
4: Place your pouring pot back into the heat source.
5: Preparing for the Honeycomb Look: Lay your cake
pan on a flat surface. Then, place the
bubble wrap inside the cake pan with the bubble side up.
6: Scent the Wax: Weigh out 45 grams of Morning Glory & Honeysuckle
Type Fragrance Oil. Remove your beeswax
from the heat source and add the fragrance.
7: Gently pour the beeswax slowly over the bubble
wrap. Allow this to fully set up. Please
Note: Do not rush the set up of beeswax or it may crack.
8: Attach the wick tabs to your cut wicks. Depending on the size of candles you are making this
9: Once the beeswax has harden and cooled, gently remove it from
the cake pan.
10: Carefully, peel
away the bubble wrap. Take your time
while doing this.
11: Your beeswax is now ready to be rolled. Using a knife, cut the length of the candles
you would like to make. You can make
your candles taper like, pillar like, or to any size you would like.
12: Then, place your wick on one edge of the wax and gently begin to tightly roll it. Keep your roll tight, and as your candle grows in width,
the wax will be easier to roll.
Repeat this step for each candle
you are making.
Your beeswax candles are now
ready. Simply trim your wick, place it
on a heat resistant surface, light, and enjoy!
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