Food trends have been rapidly changing over the years. Many are after making food “Instagrammable”, so that it can be noticed by the many, generating thousands of likes and comments. Recently, most food types have been rainbow-colored all the way from bagels and lattes to grilled cheese. For those starting to get rainbow food fatigue, a new food trend that shoots above the rainbows all the way to space is the new talk on social media. It goes by the name galaxy food.
What is galaxy food you ask? Galaxy foods have currently taken over Instagram with over 2000 posts related to this new food trend. The galactic space-inspired foods are gaining popularity fast and word is more to their captivating looks is the fact that they taste pretty good.
How it all started
Heather Baird, a professional baker created her Black Velvet Nebula Cake from an inspiration drawn from the book about the Hubble Space Telescope. This was followed by social media booming with similar post uploads of galaxy foods.
Here are some of the few desserts inspired by the galaxy!
To get galaxy cupcakes, mix four different colored frosting’s in a piping bag preferably red, blue, black, and purple. Squeeze the mix on top of each of your cupcakes.
These cookies are cooked ordinarily and decorated with black, purple, blue, white, and pink icing to bring out the galaxy look.
Galaxy Cake Pops
Melt different colored candies to a bowl and make sure you don’t mix them too much. Dip your cake pops in the mix while twirling them and add edible glitter to make this awesome pops.
After giving your macarons a resting period, apply the colored galaxy jelly. Preheat and after the macaron shells cool peel them off gently and fill the shells with jelly.
Once your donuts are cooked, mix some icing sugar, milk vanilla extract, food color and sprinkles. Dip the donuts in the mix and sprinkle gold and silver stars on them.
This is an ordinary milkshake with a mixture of purple, pink, and blue that blend nicely bringing out a bubblegum-like milkshake with a galaxy finishing.
These captivating galaxy treats are definitely worth the try. With food trends changing fast we all want to explore the different options available. Galaxy foods are no doubt an absolutely magical trend you can’t get enough of.