by Christina Rylan
Brand: Better Homes and Gardens
Scent: Iced Lemon Pound Cake
Type: 13oz jar candle & 2.5oz Clamshell Melts
Price: Candle – $3.97 / Melts – $2.00
What did my Iced Lemon Pound Cake candle smell like:
The moment I saw and smelled Iced Lemon Pound Cake at Walmart, I purchased a few. The melts… oh my gosh… the entire lot and I’ve gone back for more several times since. I seriously can’t help myself. I love it THAT much!! First impression was spectacular! The wax smelled like sweet and warm lemon cake! Smooth and utterly edible!! YUM!!!!
Here is the scent description from Walmart’s website:
A medley of homemade vanilla infused pound cake drizzled in lemon essence icing and a twist of candied lemon zest.
Delicious!! The wax smelled amazing… just like the description boasts… a sweet and warm lemon bakery scent with sweet lemon icing. Nothing fake or synthetic about it. This is a scent you’ll want to eat with a tall glass of milk. And the lemon (groan)… sweet, fresh and perfect.
I lit this candle in a small bathroom to start out since this brand tends to be light for me and as expected, it performed perfect in a small room. Once lit, it took a good hour to reach a full melt pool. The aroma shortly after was a sweet lemon that filled my bathroom with the perfect amount of scent. A room larger and the aroma would have been totally lost so this is definitely a candle you want to burn in a small room for maximum scent throw.
Melts – Wow!! Ten times stronger than the candle. Just a FYI… the bakery aspect becomes a little lost with the melts… to me the fragrance took on a more fresh lemon scent, more like sugary lemon frosting rather than pound cake. Regardless, it was sweet and very very strong! I loved it!!
Strength – on a scale of 1 to 10, I would rate the candle a 4. Melts – a 10. They were definitely a room filler and then some.
My candle burned great. Clean and even burn from beginning to end. It was slow to reach full melt pools with each lighting but that’s pretty normal with this brand. I did also have to trim the wick before each lighting as well. Again, normal.
Closing to my review:
Lemon lovers… Iced Lemon Pound Cake is a must try. Go get some… a candle or melts but I highly recommend the melts if you are after a super strong scent. Lemon is my all time favorite scent and oh my goodness was this fragrance wonderful. Fresh, lemony, sweet and beyond strong. A total keeper.
Yep… I’m going back for more. Soon!
Happy candle hunting!
Burn Performance: 4/5
Strength: Candle – 3 / Melts – 5
Overall Rating: 4/5
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