Chocolate candles inspire lots of oooh’s and aaaah’s as well as many questions. If we don’t answer yours here, contact us!

Can I eat the wick?

Please do not eat the wick. The wick is paraffin-coated cotton. After singing, wishing and blowing, there is only a nub of wick left to remove. Wait a moment before plucking it out or eating around it. Paraffin is FDA approved (and often used to coat fruit).

Why are there 3 (original/tall) candles to a set?

For the granting of three wishes, to celebrate and acknowledge Past, Present and Future, and to facilitate gifting! Delight everyone, no matter the age or occasion!

How long does each candle burn? Will chocolate melt all over my cake?

The flame lasts about 55 seconds (noted on package) – plenty of time to sing, but not enough time to dance around the house. We recommend lighting when the celebrant is photo ready. If the wick is not blown out, the flame will self-extinguish. The chocolate gets tacky on top but does not melt into a puddle.

Why can’t I order a single balloon/number candle?

Between packing supplies, labor, transportation, and other costs, we’re seeking an optimal solution for you, for us, and for the planet. Order extras now so all your future parties are awesome.

When will my order ship?

This is tricky. Because chocolate. And hot weather. Approximately April 15 - October 15, we ship Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (for orders placed by 2:00 pm ET). 2-day FedEx is the only option. Approximately October 15 - April 15, we ship Monday thru Friday, with additional carrier options. This is a work in progress and we welcome your feedback.

Is there a shelf life?

The candles are premium chocolate, marked with an “Enjoy by” date noted in the product description, and on the wrapper.

Are they vegan? Kosher? Made in a nut-free facility?

We wish we could say yes, but for now Let Them Eat Candles are manufactured in a non-Kosher facility using equipment that also processes Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Milk, Egg, Wheat, Dairy and Soy products. 

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