No One Will Know You Messed Up Brunch When You Light These Brunch-Scented Candles

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* It’s easy to burn a pancake or waffle and fill the house with smoke
* If you’re hosting brunch, these scented candles can hide any burnt smell
* Scents include Belgian waffles, buttered bread and grilled peaches

If you don’t brunch like a boss, that’s okay. We can’t all be Martha Stewart. But that doesn’t mean you can’t host the mightiest of weekend meals every once and awhile. Whether you’ve got a group of friends coming over or your family heading over for the breakfast-lunch combo, the pressure’s on.

If that pressure gets to be too much and you burn a pancake or two, don’t have a meltdown. Just make sure you’ve got one of these brunch-scented candles on hand. Light it and your guests will never guess you messed up brunch. Even if you’ve bought everything pre-prepared, your friends and family will think you’ve been working hard in the kitchen since 4 am thanks to these delicious scents.

Chantel Keona
3 years
I love vanilla candles.

Chantel Keona
3 years
I love vanilla candles.

So if you’re hosting brunch soon, grab one of these candles just in case the worst happens. Even if it doesn’t, a scented candle always adds to the atmosphere and makes a great decoration to boot.

1. Yankee Candle Belgian Waffles

Are waffles on the menu? This small Yankee Candle smells of waffle batter, melted butter and a dash of cinnamon. Plus, there’s a whipped cream top note, which is the first thing you smell when you light this jar candle. It’s like having a decadent breakfast without the calories. This candle has a burn time of 20 to 30 hours.

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2. Village Candle Warm Buttered Bread

Imagine staying at a gorgeous bed and breakfast above a bakery in a small French village. Every morning you wake up to the smell of freshly baked baguettes. That might never be your reality, but you can live it every day with the Village Candle Warm Buttered Bread scent. Boasting a burn time of up to 170 hours, this candle can scent your brunches for years to come.

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3. Village Candle Lemon Pound Cake

The bright and sunny scent of lemon has been a favorite of candle makers for years. It fits many occasions, but add in a slightly buttery, pound cake smell and you’ve got a candle that’s ideal for brunch. This particular version has notes of vanilla cupcake, lemon and hazelnut. Village Candle makes all their scents in the USA and this particular jar has a burn time of up to 170 hours.

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4. Village Candle Maple Butter

Get all the goodness of brunch without the work thanks to the Maple Butter Village Candle . This scented candle features notes of maple, vanilla, butter, honey and sugar. It also boasts dual wicks to provide a consistent fragrance release, longer burn time and less soot. This is an ideal scent for winter mornings and breakfast in bed. Alternatively, it would make a great gift for the hostess in your life.

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5. Yankee Candle Grilled Peaches & Vanilla

A slightly fruitier option, the Yankee Candle Grilled Peaches & Vanilla is a subtle scent that will make your mouth water. It boasts notes of caramelized brown sugar, golden honey, juicy peaches and vanilla cream. As an added bonus, this candle has a hand-straightened wick and a burn time of up to 150 hours. Keep in mind that this candle is part of the Sunday Brunch Collection, so if peaches and vanilla isn’t your scent of choice, there’s likely another Yankee Candle that’s ideal for your brunch setting.

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