Contact Us

Homemade Glowing Kryptonite Candy Looks Super, Man

You know how every few years ANOTHER meteor crash lands on Earth to replenish the DCU’s ever-dwindling supply of kryptonite, igniting a race between all the heroes and villains to obtain the shards for Superman’s aid/destruction? Imagine how much higher the stakes would be if the stuff was delicious and glowed under UV light! Instructables by user BrittLiv dared to dream such a dream and has loosed a recipe for edible, glowing Superman-cide for the world to share.Tapping the UV glowing power of vitamin B2/riboflavin, the chemical and biological engineering student cooked up some rock candy infused with science (and mint oil, and green food coloring) using aluminum foil molds to create just the right crystalline shape. Of course, cooks can’t count on the candy’s glow for too long, as light is essentially riboflavin’s kryptonite and dulls its powers over time.

Cap Candy produced its own light-up kryptonite candy back in 2006 (likely to coincide with the release of Superman Returns), but it relied on a flashlight base to make with the glowage. Sounds kind of like a Lex Luthor solution to me.

My favorite thing about BrittLiv’s recipe is its flexibility. All anyone really needs to do to flesh out the entire spectrum of kryptonite colors is change up the flavor and coloring ingredients. Orange kryptonite, anyone?

[Via Neatorama]

Recommended For You

Around the Web

More From ComicsAlliance

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for ComicsAlliance quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!