& Equipment You'll Need:
Glass Cafe Style Mug
Stainless Steel Mixing Spoons
small paint brush
& Sanitize your work area and all of your packaging materials. It is
suggested that you wear gloves, protective clothing, and a hair net while
preparing this recipe.
Step 1: Prepare the gingerbread embeds- Using the double boiler
method discussed in one of our candle making classes, melt 40 grams of Pillar of
Bliss to 195 degrees Fahrenheit.
2: Once the wax is in a liquid state, add 1 toothpick tip
brown and 1 toothpick tip orange spectrum candle dyes. Mix well.
3: Next, allow the temperature of the wax to
drop to 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Then add
4 grams of Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance
Oil. Mix well.
4: When the wax reaches 175 degrees Fahrenheit,
pour it into (1) gingerbread man mold.
Allow the wax to fully set up.
Wax: Using the double
boiler method again,
weigh out and melt 500 grams
of Joy Wax to 200 degrees Fahrenheit.
Step 6: Once all the wax has melted, allow
the temperature of the wax to drop to 170 degrees Fahrenheit, then add 50 grams
of Snickerdoodle Latte Fragrance
Oil. Stir well.
7: Using your paper
bowl, weigh out 100 grams of scented and melted joy wax. Set aside.
To the remaining joy wax add 3 drops Brown Spectrum Candle Dye. Mix well.
8: Once the temperature of the brown joy wax has
dropped to 160 degrees Fahrenheit, pour a small amount into your glass cafe
cup. Turn your heat source on low, and
place remaining brown wax back into the heat source.
9: Once you notice the wax in your cafe cup has started to set up, place 1 CD
wick centered into your cup. Now allow
this layer to completely set up.
10: When the gingerbread man is completely set up, carefully
remove the wax from the mold. Set
11: Once the original brown layer in your cafe cup has set
up, carefully pour the remaining melted brown wax into your cafe cup. You will want to stop pouring the wax about
1" from the brim of the cup. This will
allow ample space for the wax froth.
Allow this to partially set up.
Step 12: Prepare
wax whipped topping: Using a whisk, begin to whip the cooled and
uncolored joy wax in the paper bowl. You will notice as air is
incorporated that the wax will become fluffy.
Once the wax has cooled, thickened, and been whipped, take a small paint
brush and gently paint the white facial features on your gingerbread man. Allow this to harden.
13: Now, carefully place the gingerbread man into your cafe
cup. Once he is situated, allow all of
the wax in the cafe cup to completely set up. Then, using a spoon, begin scooping the rest of the whipped frosting into your
cafe cup. Be cautious around your
wick. Continue this until the cup is filled.
14: Allow the candle to completely harden and trim your
Your Gingerbread Latte Candle is now ready for use. Enjoy!
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