Chocolate Pudding Candle Project
By Bob Sherman
food candles are very popular and fun to make.Most of the items you need
can be ordered directly from this page for your convenience.
PLEASE NOTE! - Candle making can be dangerous if proper
safety procedures are not followed. Please read these Safety
Rules before attempting any candle making projects.
This article assumes basic candle making skills. If you are new to candle
making, my Introduction To Candle
Making Course is free and will show you all the basics for working with
Fill wax - For best results we need a hard, opaque wax.
Mix some of this formula for each color. Note: this formula without dye
will provide a nice white color.
- 1 pound of Container Blend wax
- Dye to suit
- 1 ounce of scent oil (optional)
- 1 pound of 140 MP wax
- 1 level teaspoon of Vybar 103
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Melt Point Wax
||1 level tsp per pound of wax.
||Select a glass type suitable for pudding. From any housewares
||Select a size suitable to your container and several inches taller
|Brown Dye Flake
||Any brown dye of your choice,. use sparingly as we are trying
for a a pudding color.
||Chocolate works well for this, but choose any sent you desire.
/ Pouring Pot
||Note that larger hurricane molds may hold as much as 8 pounds
of wax. so several melting pots may need to be used.
|Hand Blender Or Whisk
||For whipping the topping wax.
|Baking Pan, Wooden Spoon, Measuring Spoons
||Purchase at a house wares store or a dollar store.
Step By Step Instructions
|1. While your wax is melting, wrap several turns of
the wick around a pencil or dowel. Measure it against the glass so
that the tab is suspended just above the bottom (so it won't be visible
in the finished candle).
||2. Bring container wax to 180 degrees F. Add dye and
test color. When desired color is reached, add chocolate scent oil.
Stir, then allow to settle for one minute. Pour into the glass stopping
3/4 of an inch from the top. Position the wick so that it is not touching
the sides of the glass. Allow to cool.
|3. Melt the whipped wax formula and then remove from
||4. Once the wax has cooled to the point of coating
the pot sides and a surface film is forming we can begin whipping.
|5. Whip with a blender or whisk until the wax is frothy.
||6. Remove the pencil and straighten the wick. Use a
spoon or fork to drop blobs of whipped wax on the top of the candle.
|7. When the whipped wax is hardened, trim the wick
to 1/4 inch.
Disclaimer: The information presented
here is accurate to the best of my knowledge and common candle making
practices as of the time of this writing - January 2006. The author and
the publisher accept no liability for the use or misuse of any of the
information presented in this article. This article is presented for informational
purposes and is used at your own risk.
Author: Bob Sherman
Publisher: Bobby's Craft Boutique Inc.
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