Brand: White Barn
Type: 14.5oz large 3 wick candle
Fragrance: Gingerbread & Caramel
Scent Strength: Medium
First Impression of Gingerbread & Caramel:
Gingerbread & Caramel sounded like a delightful holiday candle I needed to have. It’s a bakery scent and I can never resist a delicious bakery aroma wafting through my home. The candle itself fit right in with the holiday theme – the vessel was a dark frosted red with gold triangular patterns covering the surface. Very pretty pattern.
Here is the description for Gingerbread & Caramel:
Gooey caramel, warm vanilla cream, gingerbread spices.
Oh yum!! Smelling the wax, I smelled vanilla cream as the base with warm notes of gingerbread cookies. The caramel wasn’t pronounced on cold sniff but hoping all that sugary goodness comes to life once the candle is burning.
Let’s find out!!
I lit my Gingerbread & Caramel candle in my master bedroom and waited for the bakery magic to begin. It took not even 5 minutes before the aroma was all around the candle. A half our later and my bedroom and open bathroom was filled with the aroma of creamy vanilla and spicy gingerbread with vanilla definitely being the most prominent of the two. As far as the scent name, it didn’t really smell like gingerbread cookies to me… it smelled more like creamy vanilla with gingerbread in the background. It was nice. Caramel? I never really detected caramel in the mix but I’m sure it was there. I suspect caramel was the element that kept this fragrance from being a solid gingerbread scent. Just a guess…
Strength – I would rate Gingerbread & Caramel a 7 out of 10 in a really large room. It wasn’t super strong but gave a nice and steady medium scent throw. 10 in medium to smaller rooms.
How Did My Candle Burn?
My candle burned pretty good up until 3/4ths down. Once it hit a little past the halfway mark, the wicks tapered down to little nubby flames and from then on out, the candle burned very slow. Not a big deal but something I wanted to point out.
Closing To My Gingerbread & Caramel Review:
Gingerbread & Caramel from White Barn was a nice and creamy/spicy bakery scent I did enjoy. Did I love it enough to purchase again? Probably not. I liked it but it didn’t necessarily “wow” me enough to make it a repurchase. I’m picky I guess. Do I recommend this scent to you? Yes, especially if you love vanilla and gingerbread aromas. Smell one if you get the chance and see what you think.
Gingerbread & Caramel is not listed on Bath & Body Works website but it is in stores. I was just at one the other day and this candle was there along with every current holiday scent. It took everything in me not to buy one of everything all over again.
It’s almost Christmas! A few more reviews to go for Christmas scents and it’s onto the new year!! 2018 has flown by!
Happy candle hunting!
Burn Performance: 4/5
Overall Rating: 4/5