Miss Havisham's Cake | Great Expectations | Charles Dickens | Book Inspired Candle




  • BOOK INSPIRED CANDLE   

    A must for all Dickens fans and especially Great Expectations fans, here is our carefully blended Miss Havisham's Cake candle.   I always felt sorry for Miss Havisham, sitting in her decaying mansion in her mouldy old wedding dress, one shoe on one shoe off; surrounded by the remains of her wedding breakfast and bride cake, with the clocks stopped at twenty minutes to nine.  Such an iconic and well known character that I thought she deserved her own candle, but instead of decaying, mice-eaten bride cake, I thought I would give her a better cake - one that smells like the most delicious of cakes!

    "What do you think that is?" she asked me, again pointing with her stick; "that, where those cobwebs are?"
    "I can't guess what it is, ma'am."
    "It's a great cake. A bride-cake. Mine!"
    -Chapter 11, Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

    SCENT NOTES:
    creme fraiche, butter, lemon, buttercream, vanilla, powdered sugar

    SCENT STRENGTH: Medium

    MATERIALS:
    Candle tin, soy wax, cotton wick, candle dye, fragrance oil

    SIZE:
    8oz candle tin is approx 5cm high and 8cm diameter. Net Weight is approx 200g (7oz)
    4oz candle tin is approx 5cm high and 6cm diameter. Net Weight is approx 125g (4oz)





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