You can now buy festive flavoured edible candles for Christmas – here’s where to get one

You can now buy festive flavoured edible candles for Christmas – here’s where to get one
After last year’s success, the world’s first edible candle is back in time for Christmas 2019 (Photo: Shutterstock)

After last year’s success, the world’s first edible candle is back in time for Christmas 2019.

Available in two flavours, the candles are 100 per cent vegan and proved incredibly popular on their launch last year, with all 1,000 candles selling out in less than two hours.

What flavours are these edible candles?

The edible candles from Smith & Sinclair come in Spiced Orange and Candy Cane Peppermint flavours.

How do they work?

To eat this edible candle, simply burn the wick and allow the candle wax to melt, before slowly pouring into a hot chocolate.

How much do the candles cost?

The edible candles cost £15 each, but stock is again limited, with just 1,000 available.

Emile Sinclair, Head of Innovation for Smith & Sinclair, said: “Smith & Sinclair is on a mission to make Christmas more fun and we are delighted to be launching our edible candles once again; they captured the nation’s imagination last year and we’ve had a waiting list that’s grown all year round of people wanting to hear about the product making a comeback.

“The products are completely different to anything else on the market and we have no doubt the unique selling point will get people talking about the festive candle they can drink!”

Christmas Gift spending

Christmas is set to be an expensive time for most this year, with the average Brit expected to spend more than £725 on gifts this year, according to Money.co.uk.

The price comparison site analysed data from more than 2,000 people, and found that Brits will fork out more for their children’s presents than for anyone else.

These are the full breakdown of estimated Christmas costs, based on an average earning of £28,000 per year:

Children (under 16) – £129.79
Partner – £120.51
Children (over 16) – £105.99
Mum – £63.51
Dad – £51.81
Siblings – £47.46
Grandparents – £40.05
Father-in-Law – £40
Step Mum – £38.86
Mother-in-Law – £38.25
Step Dad – £35.95
Friends – £32.73
Extended family – £29.17
Pets – £27.34
Colleagues – £20.34

This article was originally published on our sister site, Yorkshire Evening Post.