You will need
- Tin foil
- Large baking tray
- Four bricks
- Three pillar candles
- Matches or a lighter
- One small terracotta pot
- One large terracotta pot
- Oven gloves
Using a scissor, cut a square out from a sheet of foil and put to one side – you will need this in a later step.
On either side of a baking tray stack two bricks on top of one other.
In the space in between the two sets of bricks, place the candles and light using a match or a lighter.
The more candles you use, the more heat will be generated. Small tea lights work well, but can burn out very quickly.
Place the small terracotta pot over the candles so the pot sits on the bricks and is stable. Place the tin foil square over the draining hole.
Place the larger terracotta pot over the small terracotta pot, ensuring the pot safely rests on the bricks, et voila: added warmth without the need for a bonfire.
Make sure you use oven gloves when dismantling the outdoor heater, as the pots will get hot.
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