6 Popular Pumpkin Scented Candles



The Pumpkin Chai Candle Nest Fragrances
Official Bath & Body Works Scent Description: Pumpkin Chai creates a cozy Autumn ambience with a blend of wild pumpkin, spicy masala chai, cardamom, ginger, & cinnamon. 


Its hard to talk about Pumpkin scented candles and not talk about the Pumpkin Chai Candle from Nest Fragrances. This high end candle has a high price tag ($40 for an 8oz. jar), but it’s reputation proves it’s worth it. It was named to  USMagazine.com’s “10 Pumpkin-Themed Beauty Products to Get You Through the Season” and Lauren Conrad’s “10 Favorite Fall Candles”.  USA Today said “This is the best pumpkin-scented candle out there, hands down.”


The Pumpkin Cupcake Candle Bath & Body Works
Official Bath & Body Works Scent Description: Treat yourself to a freshly baked pumpkin cupcake covered in rich buttercream frosting

Bath-Body-Works-Pumpkin-Cupcake-Jar-Candle-3The Bath & Body Works Pumpkin Cupcake candle is one of the best reviewed pumpkin scented candles on the market. CandleScoop.com gave the candle 4 out of 5 stars, commenting ” It was a heavy pumpkin scent with just the right amount of spices mixed in.” YouTube candle reviewers Az4Angela &  Hearth & Soul both recommended this candle for purchase, giving the candle high marks for scent throw & fragrance appeal.


Pumpkin Buttercream Candle – Yankee Candles

Official Yankee Candle Scent Description: Buttercream gets a spicy twist . . . a traditional recipe of pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon and clove.


Yankee has a number of pumpkin scented candles for sale on their website. One of the most popular is the Pumpkin Buttercream candle which combines spicy pumpkin notes with sugary cream & vanilla. This is another well reviewed candle with online sites such as BestofCandles.com & CandleScoop.com both recommending the candle for purchase. However, YouTube reviewer Mothyr Grimm had a negative experience, describing the scent as similar to burnt sugar. 


White Pumpkin Candle – Kringle Candles

Official Kringle Candle Scent Description: Creamy, rich and more than a bit mystical, this unique fragrance takes the essence of pumpkin in a sophisticated new direction.


Massachusetts based Kringle Candle Company is another candle company that makes a pumpkin scented candle.  Their White Pumpkin candle combines the scent of pumpkin with notes of cream & spice.  BestofCandles.com described the scent as an “earthy green” pumpkin combined with ginger & fresh patchouli. The website rated the scent throw of this candle as a “7 out of 10”. You can purchase the White Pumpkin candle on the Kringle website at the following link.



Pumpkin Spice Muffin Candle – Goose Creek Candles

Official Goose Creek Candle Scent Description: This sweet and spicy treat folds cinnamon, shaved nutmeg, fresh ginger and cake batter into a delicious pumpkin muffin. The finishing touch is brown sugar, maple icing and vanilla.


Goose Creek Candles is a family owned company based in Kentucky that produces high quality candles.  One of their top fall candles is the Pumpkin Spice Muffin scented candle, which combines pumpkin with sweet bakery notes. CandleFind.com called the scent “wonderful” in an online review that can be seen here. The site rated this candle a 4.5 out of 5, complimenting the fragrance & performance.


Pumpkin Roll Candle – Colonial Candles

Official Colonial Candle Scent Description: Pumpkin, ground ginger, and brown sugar are topped with a dash of cinnamon and bathed in sweet buttermilk for a new twist on a fall classic.


Pumpkin rolls are a popular fall dessert that combines spongy pumpkin cake with a cream cheese frosting. Colonial Candle has recreated this dessert with its pumpkin roll scented candle. Scentedwaxreviews.com described the fragrances as a “Rich cinnamon and sugar with a milky quality”. YouTube user LisaShares also recommended the candle saying it had an authentic pumpkin roll scent.  You can purchase the Pumpkin Roll candle on the Colonial candle website at the following link.




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