Cocktail stick / kebab skewer / dowelling / plastic rod
Drill a hole into one of the circular blobs on the sprue, the same diameter as your candle.
Superglue candle in place, trim to length and cut from sprue.
Drill a very small hole in the top of the candle and superglue a length of thin fuse wire.
Cut wire to length. Drill a small hole in the base and add a small loop of medium fuse wire for a handle.
Paint in a suitable colour, then add dribbles of undiluted paint down the sides.