How to make a Candle in Minecraft

Anmol David
A group of candles in Minecraft.Mojang

Candles are some of the prettiest items in Minecraft. However, many players may be confused as to how they can craft a candle in the game due to its fairly recent addition to Minecraft. Here’s a guide on how to make candles in Minecraft.

Minecraft candles are a great light source as well as a beautiful item to have in your house or base. They make the place feel homely and give off a warm glow of light when burned. One of the best things about the candle block is that it can be dyed, thereby allowing you to have light in different colors.

Article continues after ad

While not the brightest light source in the game, candles can be used as blocks together in a group of four. These groups of candles together have a light of level 12, the highest in the game. So since they’re so useful and pretty to look at, here’s how you can make a candle in Minecraft.

Recipe for a candle in Minecraft.Mojang
The Candle is a beautiful light source to decorate your base.

Steps to craft a Candle in Minecraft

You need a piece of String and a Honeycomb to make a Candle in Minecraft. You can get String as drops from spiders, mining cobwebs, as a fishing reward, or as a gift from a cat. Honeycombs, on the other hand, can be obtained from a beehive. You’ll also require a crafting table for the process.

Sign up to Charlie INTEL for free and receive:
Fewer Ads|Dark Mode|Deals in Gaming, TV and Movies, and Tech
Article continues after ad

Now that you know where to get the ingredients, here’s how to craft a candle in Minecraft.

  1. Place a piece of String in a crafting table slot.
  2. Place a Honeycomb right underneath it.
  3. A candle will appear in the slot on the right.

How to dye a candle in Minecraft

Here’s how you can dye a candle in Minecraft:

  1. Place a candle in any slot on a crafting table.
  2. Select a dye color and place that dye in a slot as well.
  3. This will result in a dyed candle being crafted.

That’s all you need to know in order to make a candle in Minecraft. For more on the blocky sandbox title from Mojang Studios, refer to our guides below:

How to get a saddle in Minecraft |  How to make a lectern in Minecraft |  How to grow mushrooms in Minecraft | How to make a compass in Minecraft | How to change Minecraft username | How to make a bed in Minecraft | How to dye leather armor in Minecraft | How to cure a Zombie villager in Minecraft

Article continues after ad

Related Topics

About The Author

Anmol is an Evergreen Writer for CharlieIntel. After graduating in Journalism from Amity University (Noida), Anmol worked as an Esports and Minecraft writer for Sportskeeda before joining CharlieIntel in July 2023. In his spare time, the New Delhi resident can either be found sweating in Rainbow Six Siege or Modern Warfare II, or soaring across the vast worlds of open-world RPGs. You can contact Anmol at [email protected].