B&BW Lemon Cake Pop Candle
Lemon Cake Pop, Bath & Body Works
B&BW Lemon Cake Pop Candle

Product Name: Lemon Cake Pop

Product Description: Frosted Citrus Glaze, Vanilla Cake Pop, Sugar Crystals with Essential Oils

Brand: Bath & Body Works

Offer price: 24.50

Currency: USD

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  • Scent Throw
    (3.5)
  • Performance
    (4.5)
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3.8

Candlefind Says

Gorgeous candle vessel with a light, sweet lemony-scent but no cake notes!

Pros

  • Gorgeous candle vessel
  • Even, clean burn

Cons

  • Fast burn
  • Light scent

Spring has sprung, and that means spring type candles and decor at Bath & Body Works. I’ve let my retail candle obsession die down a bit, but I always seem to be sucked back in by B&BW. The awesome sales and super cute decor have me filling my cart every season, despite my vows of abstinence. This year, Lemon Cake Pop just called my name, so I was quick to add it to one of our many Bath & Body Works candle reviews.

Packaging/Presentation

The cuteness factor of this candle was top notch. It was a bright, sunny yellow that was perfect for the start of Spring. There was an ornate label on the front that appeared holographic. So pretty!
B&BW Lemon Cake Pop CandleThis was their 14.5oz 3-wick soy blend candle with a gold, decorative lid. The bottom label housed the scent description along with some of the other usual candle acknowledgements. The wicks on this baby were fairly thin and the wax had a smooth appearance.

Authenticity

The cold sniff on this candle was delicious – sweet and slightly tangy. It smelled more like a lemon glaze frosting that any cake. Looking at the scent description:

Frosted Citrus Glaze, Vanilla Cake Pop, Sugar Crystals with Essential Oils

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I would definitely say the scent description was accurate minus the cake…but that’s a pretty big minus! The smell was yummy, but it did lack the bit of vanilla cake scent that I was longing for. I was hoping that once I lit it, there would be a difference but – nope.

Scent Strength & Scent Throw

This was a fairly light candle scent, which was a bit disappointing. Light, airy, and sweet. The throw was pretty good – I could smell the scent through a living area in an open floor plan, but I do wish that the scent was stronger.

Lemon Cake Pop

Burn Performance

This candle burned really well. I had a full wax melt pool in a short time due to the three wicks. The wax melted all the way to the edges and there was a thin, even melt pool. The candle didn’t give off any black soot, but the flames did get pretty big if I burned it for more than 3 hours at a time. The wicks had the mushrooms at the end post-burn. I’m downgrading this one a little on the burn performance because of the fact that it burned so quickly.

Conclusion

I liked the Lemon Cake Pop candle from Bath & Body Works – I didn’t love it. And at over $24 per candle – especially one that burns so quickly – I really should love it. So no…this is not a candle I would repurchase. At least not at full price. Maybe if this were a $10 candle I would buy it again. Still…I’m glad I tried it and it gave me an excuse to buy the cute bunny ear candle holder!

About Bath & Body Works

Bath & Body Works started in 1990 in New Albany, Ohio. It has since grown to become one of the largest bath and home fragrance chains worldwide. They make candles, shower gels, hand sanitizers, and more. You can also find the White Barn Candles sold in Bath & Body Works stores. Their candles are some of our favorites here at Candlefind.

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