8 Food-Scented Candles We Actually Don't Hate

These were love at first sniff.

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April 12, 2019
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Who doesn’t love a good candle? Whether you're practicing some self-care or warming up your space, we firmly believe that candles are the gifts that keep on giving. If you love candles as much as we do, it’s very likely you have a cabinet or two full of classic scents like lavender and winter pine. But Chinese takeout and red wine-scented candles? Now that’s another story.

Believe it or not, there are a bunch of quirky candles with scents that will tug at any foodie’s taste buds. So, to help grow your candle collection — because you can never have too many candles — we’re sharing our eight favorite ones!

BUY IT: Bath & Body Works, $14.50

Take your love of carbs to the next level with Bath & Body Work’s French Baguette candle. This soy-based, single-wicked option will make you feel like you’re walking along through the streets of Paris with a baguette in hand. Oui oui!


BUY IT: Amazon, $27

A mélange of mouth-watering notes like fig, cranberry, leather, and violet, Rewined’s candle will strike an uncanny resemblance to your favorite glass of Pinot Noir. We’ll cheers to that!


BUY IT: Amazon, $25.99

Craving dessert? Strike a match and light this sweet apple strudel scent. A blend of soy and beeswax, this option has an impressive burn time of 130 hours — that’s like an entire season of your favorite sitcom!


BUY IT: Amazon, $21.50

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not give it some extra love with its very own candle? This one from Candlove is made of 100 percent soy wax — which, as any candle lover knows, is ideal for a slow, even burn — and will smell just like a heaping plate of bacon and pancakes.


BUY IT: Amazon, $23.50

If a cold beer is your drink of choice, check out Brewed2Burn’s selection. Not only are there plenty of fun scents like "Oatmeal Stout" and "Mango IPA," every candle is hand-poured into an old beer bottle.


BUY IT: Amazon, $24.95

Kung pao chicken, anyone? Love it or hate it, you have to admit there’s something very comforting about the smell of Chinese takeout. Cool Material reimagined the iconic aroma with notes of soy, lemongrass and ginger.


BUY IT: Amazon, $20.99

For optimal Netflix and relaxing condition, set this buttery scent ablaze as you binge-watch your favorite television show. Now all you need is a big tub of popcorn to munch on...


BUY IT: Wayfair, $14.99

Believe it or not, pickle-scented candles are a thing. If you like to burn multiple scents at once, pair this option with a bacon scent for a makeshift candle sandwich!

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