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 Blackberry Jam Candle Recipe download-recipe

Blackberry Jam Candle Recipe

Recipe makes approximately one candle.

Ingredients Found At Natures Garden:

Directions:

Other Ingredients & Equipment You'll Need:
Scale
Mixing Spoons
Pot (For Double Boiler)
Raspberries/Blackberries Mold (flexiblemolds.com)
Clamp Lid Jar
 
Step 1:  Prepare your embed.  Weigh out 3 ounces of white beeswax.  Melt the wax using a double boiler.  Once melted add 0.3 ounces of the blackberry fragrance oil along with 3 drops of the purple candle dye and 2 drops of the black dye.  Stir.  Pour the wax into the berries mold.  Allow the berries to setup before removing them from the mold.
 
Step 2:  Add 10 ounces of the gel wax to a pouring pot.  Melt the gel wax over low to medium heat until it is a syrup consistency.  Do not allow the gel wax to get hotter than 230 degrees F.
 
Step 3:  Next, add the colorant.  Add one drop of black liquid dye and 4 drops of purple liquid dye.  Stir to completely blend the colors.
 
Step 4:  Add the fragrance oil.   Add 0.6 ounces of the blackberry fragrance oil to the gel wax and stir.
 
Step 5:  Prepare your jar.  Place a zinc core wick to the bottom of your jar using hot glue to adhere it.  
 
Step 6:  Pour gel wax into the jar. Drop the blackberries into the wax.  Keep a few of the berries to place on top.
 
Step 7:  Make sure your wicks are centered and keep them in place as the wax cools.
 
Step 8:  Allow gel wax to almost completely cool before placing the remaining berries.
 
Step 9:  Trim the wicks back to ¼”.  Now you can burn your candles!
 
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Your blackberry jam candle is now ready. Enjoy!
 
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