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Candle Science Clean Scents
Safer Scents For The Home

CandleScience Clean Scents™ are free from carcinogens, reproductive toxins, and other potentially hazardous chemicals often found in fragrance. Choose Clean Scents and create safer home fragrance products you and your customers can enjoy with confidence.

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Now Phthalate-Free!

REVISION NOTICE: It is our policy to notify customers if any part of a fragrance was changed for any reason.

As of January 15, 2019 our Banana Nut Bread was revised to meet our stringent safety standards of being Phthalate-free. The original strength and fragrance characteristics have been preserved. To see details of the previous version, click here.

Our nostalgic Banana Nut Bread fragrance captures the mouth-watering bakery aromas of a homemade classic. Top notes of toasted walnut and ripe banana combine with nutmeg and sugar for a blend that’s perfectly nutty and sweet. Vanilla and cake base notes enrich the sweetness in this toasty scent.

Capture the aroma of freshly baked banana nut bread still warm from the oven in your handmade candles and wax melts. This gourmand fragrance makes any space feel warm and cozy. This scent can be used in lotions and melt and pour soaps for a unique twist to your handmade bath and body care products.

This fragrance oil is infused with natural essential oils, including cinnamon leaf, nutmeg, orange, and lemon.

Note Profile:
Top: Banana, Walnut, Lemon Peel
Middle: Nutmeg, Sugar
Base: Tonka Bean, Butter, Vanilla

Suggested Colors: Brown, Ivory, Honeycomb
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Note: Bottles filled by weight, levels may vary.

Candle Safe Yes Usage: 3-10%
Soap Safe Yes Usage: 2-3%
Lotion Safe Yes Usage: 1-2%
Vanillin Content 0%
Soy Performance
Flashpoint 160 °F
Phthalate Free Yes
Prop 65 Warning Required No
Diffuser Base Compatible Yes; Up to 25%

*Usage amounts are recommendations only. Individual usage amounts can vary based on your desired fragrance strength, wax type, soap base, or lotion base. See IFRA certificate for max usage levels.


Average Rating:

(based upon 44 reviews)

This smells amazing

Out of the bottle is smells closer to a banana candy. I tried it in a few candles anyway, and man did this smell good. It has great cold and hot throw!


CT 10/10 HT 10/10. I cant express enough how wonderful this Fragrance is and just how great of a seller it has been for me. My customers can not get enough!!

Emily Knutson

The Banana Nut Bread is so amazing, the hot throw is 100%. My family loves it.

banana nut bread

The best smelling scent!! This is my favorite and has sold out! It smells strong and amazing!

Owner / Artisan

100% will purchase this fragrance again! The second I opened the bottle every member of the house asked if I was baking banana nut bread! As a matter of fact, I just want to eat it.

Angela Ramsey
Don't judge it without pouring first!!

Out of the bottle this smells like banana medicine. I used a perfume paper to test it before hand and it mellowed out. In the candle it's perfect. Great HT and CT. I get more baked goods than banana but that's just how banana bread is. It's very buttery and makes your mouth water. Great hot throw. It smells like I'm baking.

Candles only fragrance

I love CS banana nut bread fragrance in my 444 wax candles. Customers love it so I thought I'd make a soap with it. Unfortunately, even though there is no vanillin content, it discolored gray and the scent is almost gone. Just didn't survive the high pH. Bummer. I still recommend for candles and will be candle favorite for me.



We tried the Banana Nut Bread as a sample - there is some banana fragrance in the bottle, but when made into soy candle tins it loses what little banana scent it has and it smells more like baked goods. Not horrible, but maybe mix with something else.

Crafty Cat
Don't judge by the bottle!

I bought a small sample to try in CP soap, sniffing from the bottle, I was disappointed, but I decided to try it out in my banana puree soap and I was so surprised it completely changed it my soap turn out smelling so warm and comforting. Will buy again.


Smells so good!

Strong Scent

This is a great scent too test, I'm new to candle making and felt like I couldn't get a great Hot/scent throw . It's awesome!

A good foodie scent

Used in 464 soy wax with a 10% fragrance load.

When I first opened the bottle, I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about it. It had a very imitation banana scent to it, and I think the CT still has a bit of that imitation scent, too. But! The HT is wonderful and fills up a room really well. We burned it in our kitchen and all of us immediately started craving banana nut bread!

Doesn't Smell like Banana Nut Bread. Smell like Banana Laffy Taffy

Smells artificial does not smell like a real banana or bread smell more like BANANA LAFFY TAFFY. I Will not buy this again.


High quality scent

There is a noticable difference in fragrance between a Walmart brand candle and a candle you purchase from a specialty candle store. Something about the scent that you can't put your finger on, but you just know when you smell it - almost like a "rustic" scent. This banana nut bread fragrance oil has it. I love banana nut bread scented candles and fragrance oils. I have smelled many. I have previously purchased banana nut bread oils from other vendors, and although they smelled nice and I was satisfied at the time, when I received this one, it was a complete game changer. Of all the amazing scents here from CS, this is in my top 3!


This is my all-time favorite scent I've tried so far! Every time I burn this candle, I get so many compliments. It is the perfect combination of banana and spices ! It brings such a 'home' feel to every room I burn it in.

Rebecca K.
I Love It, Others Don't

I really like this scent. It reminds me of fall and delicious baked treats. Other people I showed it too didn't enjoy it as much, stated it was a little strong and sweet for them.


This scent is so amazing , loved it from the first smell

Banana Nut Bread Scent

Definitely one of my most favorite Scents. Amazing to have in dinning area or kitchen. Love , Love, Love it!

Cindy Cruz

So delicious!

Dancing Orchid Soapworks
customer favorite

smells fantastic in my soy candles. customers love it

Sold out!

I used Golden 444 in the 8oz jelly jars and the Banana Nut Bread sold out on my second day of sales. I Melted at 185 added fragrance at 140 and I let cure 24 hrs, any imperfections I fix with a heat gun.

Cynthia Bernabel
Owner/candle maker

Would someone anyone PLEASE TELL ME WHAT WAX AN WICK COMBINATION WILL THROW THE BANANA NUT BREAD??? This is ticking me off big time. I'm tempted to blend the candle science and peak candle Banana Nut Bread scents to see if I can finally get a kick butt banana nut bread scent.


Smelt too much like artificial banana and nutmeg


If you have customers who love to buy foodie candles make sure you add this to your line!
This has great cold as well as hot through in 464 soy.
I bought this on a whim and made a few to try to sell to some pretty picky customers and they all loved it. Even those who did not like foodie smelling candles loved it.


Excellent stand alone fragrance oil. I use it in 444. Smells so good I will use it again.

Owl & Willow Artisan

I accidentally put 5% of fragrance and still got a great hot and cold throw, I also gave my aunt who makes banana bread every year for Christmas after her husband passed away. She has it in her room and loves the smell and look that she doesn’t want to burn it . I was so satisfied with this fragrance. Very personal.

Soyful candle scents
As Advertised!

There is no mistaking this fragrance oil for anything but banana bread fresh out of the oven. Strong hot throw and amazing cold throw. Not your average middle-of-the-road indeterminate bakery scent- the banana and nut fragrances are very distinct. This is a true banana scent- it's not overly sweet or cloying.

Maria M
Love!!! 💜

I absolutely love this! It is a thicker oil and it blends VERY well with soy. It has such a good hot and cold throw. And it smells just like banana bread! Mine and my customers favorite by far!


This one smells just like my wife’s banana bread it’s awesome I think think this one is more true than the other brand I was using

So good!

I LOVE the smell!! So goooood!


I originally got this fragrance as a sample. Before I even put tags on this candle my family and neighbors bought it! I am now stocking up on this fragrance! It smells exactly as stated in the title. It is absolutely delicious smelling!

Maysi's Gypsy Candles

This is one of my best sellers! I love this one so much I made it for myself and have had to reorder it twice now. Need to buy bigger quantities of it now. Everyone loves it.


One of my top sellers by far.

Not Overwhelmingly Bakery

I am easily overwhelmed by scents that are supposed to be baked goods, but I really love banana nut bread and wanted to give it a try. It has a ripe banana scent (I agree that it can come off as candy-smelling) and you can tell it is a banana dessert. My brain hops from banana pudding to banana bread, and since I love both this works well for me. The HT is fabulous and the CT is just enough to scent the immediate area around the candle.

Jill C.

Love this one in 464!


The FO smells amazing! Still testing the HT but CT is amazing!


"The original strength and fragrance characteristics have been preserved."

No. No they have not.

Big Bear
By far my favorite!!

I absolutely love this fragrance!! I’ve tried banana nut bread from 2 other companies and CS has the best. I can smell my banana nut bread soy candle 2 rooms away!! Everyone wants to eat them. The cold and hot throw are both A+!! Please don’t ever change this!! It’s perfect!!

Definitely banana

I wouldn't say this is banana but bread. Im getting no nutty, or bread undertones. Im definitely getting banana. I would describe it more as banana Taffy. It has a sort of artificial smell, like candy does. Not a bad scent. Just not but bread.

Awesome all around

I enjoy it you can definitely smell the banana and it's perfectly balanced out by the nuttiness great for body products and candles


Great fragrance in my 464 soy wax!!!

Gina Inscore

Definitely one of my favorites! I make it with the Golden Wax 464 and it's smells lovely! Just like banana nut bread!