How to Make a Butter Candle

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How to Make a Butter Candle

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Things To Grab

  • 1/2 cup Hy-Vee butter
  • One bulb of garlic, roasted
  • Hy-Vee bread bowl
  • Desired seasoning
  • Disposable plastic cup
  • Edible wick (must be food safe)
  • Bowl

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    1. Combine one bulb of roasted garlic and one cup of room temperature butter in a bowl. Mix until thoroughly combined. Add in desired seasonings to taste, such as salt, pepper or Italian seasoning, if desired. 

    2. Using tip of knife, carefully pierce one small hole in bottom of a disposable plastic cup. Feed edible wick through hole.

    3. Place cup on small plate to catch drips. Pour garlic butter mixture into cup, being careful not to pour mixture onto top of wick. Refrigerate until butter mixture is hardened.

    4. Once butter is hardened, tear away plastic disposable cup. Place in Hy-Vee bread bowl; light wick and dip bread into top of candle as the butter melts.