This is a really bright idea.
I was reading Food Network Magazine and came across an article about making votive candles from hallowed out oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes. I had some lemons and limes in the house so I decided to give it a try.
I didn't follow the instructions exactly, I simply gave them a slight twist.
Here's what I did:
- Sliced a lemon and lime in half
- Cut a thin slice off the bottom of each half so they would stand up straight
- Juiced each side of the lemon and lime
- Placed a tea light candle inside each citrus shell
I think these lemon and lime votive candles would produce a nice centerpiece when: