This term originated in the mean streets of Chippenham.
When you finish a can of Beer or Cider, and then fill it with a flammable substance (like deodorant) and set it on fire. The flame will rise from the hole in the top and resemble a candle.
They are the primary source of heat and light in the ghetto to keep your bros and bitches warm.
holy shit, that ghetto candle is insane