The Steampunk Cookbook: Candied Lemon

It is, of course, a Steampunk lemon.

Here’s another recipe from our upcoming Steampunk Cookbook!

Energy Source: Candied Lemon

“You had me at ‘candied’.”

-Professor Higglesworth

This is one of our great secrets, and we’re only sharing it with you because we love you.  Also because we appreciate that you read our blog!

Candied lemon: it’s cheaper than energy drinks, it’s healthier, and it’ll wake you up better and longer, AND it tastes great, AND it’s even a classy, 19th-century style dish which will impress your friends, and make your foes wish they WERE your friends so that they could have some, too.

Yield: 2 dozen slices

Skill Level: 1

½ cup/125 ml honey

1 lemon

¼ cup/59 ml sugar


Preheat the oven the oven to 250°F/121°C

Carefully wash the lemon and cut it into thin slices. Place the lemon slices onto a plate.

With a barbeque brush, brush honey on both sides of each slice.

Place on a cookie sheet and sprinkle sugar on top.

Bake for 2-3 minutes, then brush another thin layer of honey on top and eat.

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