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How Many Yankee Candle Scents Are There? Let’s Find Out!

  • Written By Candace 
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Do you love Yankee candles? How many Yankee Candle scents there are? Then you are going to want to read this blog post!

You may find that there is a scent for every occasion in your life with the wide variety of scents they offer.

We also discuss what makes them so popular and why people love them so much. Read on below for more information!

Yankee Candle scents are one of the most popular candle styles in the industry. The candles are designed to emulate popular scents, and often boast a strong, distinctive scent.

The candles are sold in large jars, often in bulk, and are used to burn for a long period of time. The jars are designed to be filled with wax and melted so that the scent fills the room.

They are one of the most successful candle companies of all time, with over 300 scents currently available on their website!

The Top 17 Yankee Classic Candle Scents

  1. Apple Cinnamon Pancake: a warm apple and cinnamon scent with notes of maple syrup, buttery vanilla pancakes, moist clover honey.
  2. Banana Nut Bread: an intoxicating blend of banana’s natural sweetness on a bed of rich brown sugar & nutty walnuts topped with slices of ripe pear.
  3. Beach Cabana (2017): the refreshing aroma conjures up memories from your favorite coastal getaway; ocean mist meets lush green leaves bathed in salty sea air-kissed by golden sunbeams to create this unforgettable fragrance that is reminiscent of summer days spent exploring all there is to see at the shoreline.
  4. Bergamot Citrus Basil: bergamot adds sunny brightness while hints basil leaves infuse a green freshness.
  5. Black Raspberry Vanilla: a mouthwatering dessert of warm black raspberry sauce melded with creamy vanilla ice cream on a freshly baked, white cake base and topped with buttery shortbread crumbs.
  6. Blueberry Cobbler: blueberries tossed in lemon juice & sugar, sitting atop an all-butter crust filled with juicy berries bursting under the pressure of tiny points of sugary sweetness.
  7. Brown Sugar And Fig: A simply irresistible scent of ripe figs dipped in brown sugar kissed by soft notes of tonka bean finished off by subtle hints of sandalwood to create this aromatic olfactory delight that is sure to have your taste buds begging for more!
  8. Cucumber Melon: A mouth-watering fresh blend of cool, crisp cucumbers and sweet honeydew melons.
  9. Cuppa Cocoa: The irresistible aroma of a steaming mug of rich chocolatey cocoa with marshmallow creme swirled throughout reminds us all that sometimes it’s warm comfort we crave more than anything else, especially on those cold winter days.
  10. Early Autumn Breeze: Cool air carries the scent of dried leaves and hay bales mixed in with tender notes of pumpkin pie spice as smoke from distant chimneys signals an end to summer fun!
  11. Fireside Marshmallows: Toasted vanilla marshmallows over an open flame – what could be cozier? Especially when you add the aroma of creamy milk chocolate.
  12. Frosted Cranberry Swirl: Sweet cranberries with a delectable twist of vanilla & cinnamon sugar are sprinkled atop freshly baked gingerbread cake before it’s frosted, cooled, and sliced for your enjoyment!
  13. Ginger Peach Tea: The refreshing taste you crave when winter weather gets too cold…or anytime you need an excuse to curl up on the couch in front of a blazing fire.
  14. Iced Pineapple Coconut: A healthier alternative to ice cream that will satisfy your sweet tooth without all those calories – indulge guilt-free and enjoy this pineapple coconut delight any time you want!
  15. Red Velvet Cake: A decadent slice of red velvet cake paired with a rich cream cheese frosting; just like you remember!
  16. Cranberry Vanilla Bean Noel: The comforting aroma of cranberries blended with holiday favorites – vanilla bean pods, fresh-cut pine trees & delicate winter spices.
  17. Peppermint Bark White Chocolate: Rich white chocolate swirled with peppermint bark candy pieces for an all-time favorite that will take care of those sweet tooth cravings instantly!

Best Yankee Candle scents for outdoorsy types

Blackberry Sage & Cedarwood:

A sweet, fruity aroma with a woodsy twist. The top notes of blackberries and sage intertwine to make this the perfect scent for those who love nature!

Eucalyptus Mint:

An invigorating blend that is as soothing on your skin as it is in your nose. It’s also refreshing after an indulgent evening meal or just before bedtime.

Pomegranate Noir:

A sophisticated fragrance blending red pomegranates with deep plum tones and subtle hints of vanilla musk. This one has a little bit of everything you could want from Yankee Candle but doesn’t have any floral overtones which makes it more masculine than many other scents.

Hand-Picked Flowers:

A floral fragrance that is as sweet and innocent as a bouquet of flowers. This scent also has notes of spice, apple blossom, carrot seed & geranium.

Sandalwood Vanilla:

Warm woodsy blend with creamy vanilla undertones for the perfect relaxing atmosphere. 

Crisp Morning Air:

Like opening your windows on a crisp morning to let in some fresh air! Crisp Morning Air captures the essence of walking through nature after an early snowfall or waking up to refreshing raindrops outside your window. It’s reminiscent of how winter should smell if it were serene and stress-free!

Best Yankee Candle scents for vacation vibes:

  • Cinnamon Stick
  • Island Margarita
  • Beach Walk
  • Plumeria Blossom
  • Sea Salt and Driftwood

Best Yankee Candle scents for your dorm room:

  • Vanilla Bean Noel
  • Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin Pie
  • Winter Woods and Fir Balsam
  • Frosted Cranberry Cookie Jar (Seasonal)
  • Sunny Citrus Cottage (Seasonal)
  • Ocean Blue Agave Breeze (Seasonal)

Yankee Scents for the Season

Best Yankee Candle scents for warm weather:

  • Summer Berries (the scent is a blend of sweet berries, fresh apples, and crisp melons)
  • Pineapple Coconut Smoothie (it has the tropical scent of pineapple with creamy coconut milk)
  • Pink Sands Beach House (this candle smells like freshly made lemonade on an island vacation)
  • New England Oatmeal Stout Beer (the aroma of this fragrance will take you back to your happier college days in autumn when football games were earlier in the day and weekend activities always included hanging out at the local pub or tavern). This scent includes notes such as bourbon, oak wood, dark roasted malts; gingerbread cookies baking; brown sugar melting into maple syrup
  • Honey Lavender (this fragrance is a combination of honey and lavender)

Yankee Candle Scents for Autumn:

  • Pumpkin Spice Latte (it smells like pumpkin pie with the aroma of the coffee, hot cocoa, cinnamon sugar and nutmeg)
  • Apple Pie Bakery (Apple Pie Bakery offers baked apple goodness in every sip. The scent will take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane while filling your home with fresh apples mixed with warm notes of buttery crusts and spices – including cinnamon, ginger, allspice). This fan favorite has been around for decades because it truly does smell like an old fashioned American bakery just as we remember from our childhood! It includes scents such as classic and topped with decadent foam)
  • Cinnamon Stick (This fragrance is a blend of spicy cinnamon and coffee beans that touches the senses while it fills your home. It gently blends together to create an inviting aroma).
  • Vanilla Spice Latte (our newest fall scent, we are so excited to share this one with you! A rich vanilla base mixed with steaming espresso for a comforting latte experience)
  • Apple Crisp Kitchen (the crisp apple and sugars combined in our favorite pie fill your kitchen instantly!)

Yankee Candle Scents for Summer:

  • Cucumber Melon Breeze (a refreshing mix of cucumbers blended into the perfect balance between green tea, watermelon, honeydew melon & juicy kiwi. This fragrance is light, yet still manages to be refreshing)
  • Island Margarita (This scent brings the perfect mix of tart lime and sweet pineapple with a hint of salt air).

Yankee Candle Scents for Spring:

  • Cherry Blossom & Lemon Tea (The smell of tea blossoms in pink cherry blossom trees mixed with fresh lemon will leave you refreshed!)
  • Cucumber Melon Breeze (a refreshing mix of cucumbers blended into the perfect balance between green tea, watermelon, honeydew melon & juicy kiwi. This fragrance is light, yet still manages to be refreshing)

Yankee Candle scents are a way to evoke memories, emotions, and feelings.


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