Space is cool, which means the solar eclipse on August 21 is basically the coolest. While it may not be a nighttime phenomenon, we’ve rounded up some of the best galaxy-inspired recipes on the web. Because the sun is a star and the moon is, well, the moon, and that is reason alone to celebrate this event in the form of beautiful, dark and purple desserts. And since it’s been 40 years since the last solar eclipse took place, you won’t have another excuse to indulge like this in a while.
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Galaxy Color-Changing Lemonade Slushie
Keeping in line with the theme of summer sun, nothing is more refreshing than lemonade. Throw in some crushed ice and now you’ve got a real thirst quester (which won’t be necessary when the moon is covering the sun. JK). Get the recipe.
Galaxy Ice Cream Sandwiches
A flavor combination so balanced and delicious, it’s out of this world. Get the recipe.
Blast off with these ooey, gooey, rich, and chewy bars that are rich in flavor and personality. Get the recipe.
Once you pop, the sun don’t stop. Or something like that. Get the recipe.
Galaxy Cake Roll
It’s not even the sun’s birthday, but you’re going to lick the icing off. Space Rihanna would be so proud. Get the recipe.
You’re going to need that mid-afternoon caffeine fix to get outside and see this thing. Be sure to sip in moderation, though. The jitters will ruin your experience. Get the recipe.
Galaxy Ice Cream
I scream, you scream, we all scream for purple, pink, and blue ice cream. With silver sprinkles that resemble stars, of course. Get the recipe.