Citrus Candle Cups

Feb. 20, 2013
Citrus Candle Cups

Warm, sweet and fragrant, these carved orange lanterns are sure to win smiles from family and friends alike!

 

What you’ll need for each candle cup:

1 orange (flat-bottomed tangerine is best)

Paring knife

Grapefruit spoon

Razor knife

1 tea light

Optional: Coarse salt (to use as bed of faux snow)

 

To do:

Slice the top off of the orange with a paring knife. Scoop out the fruit using a grapefruit spoon. Cut star, heart and/or flower shapes out of the peel with a razor knife. Add a tea light in the pierced orange cup. Optional: Display orange candle cups on a plate that’s layered with a coat of coarse salt to add snow-like sparkle.

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