Colorful food has been all the rage lately, from rainbow grilled cheese to rainbow donuts. While we love tasting *all* the colors of ROYGBIV (and throwing a rainbow-themed party?!), it’s fun to mix things up. Enter galaxy-inspired desserts. These intergalactic treats are putting rainbow recipes to shame with their extraterrestrial (and super glittery) style. Get ready to reach for the stars with these 11 seriously yummy star-studded treats. To sugar infinity and beyond!

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Vegan Galaxy Donuts by @sobeautifullyraw 💜 Simple Donut Recipe: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup raw cane sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp nutmeg pinch of cinnamon 1/2 cup soy milk 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract with seeds 1 tbsp ground flaxseed mixed with 3 tbsp water 1/4 cup vegan margarine 1. Preheat the oven to 180 Celsius and grease a donut tray. 2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. 3. Mix together the soy milk and apple cider vinegar and let it sit for a few minutes until it thickens. 4. In a small saucepan, melt the soy milk, vanilla, flaxseed (the egg replacer) and margarine over a low heat until the butter has just melted (Do not let it boil/simmer) 5. Combine both wet and dry ingredients until a soft dough forms. 6. Using a teaspoon, spoon the mixture evenly into the donut holes, flattening out with your finger for best results. 7. Bake for 12 minutes. They are done once they have firmed up and a toothpick comes out clean (they don't need to 'brown') 8. Pop them out of the moulds and then allow to cool completely before icing. GALAXY ICING: 2-3 tbsp melted coconut oil 2-3 tbsp soy milk 1 2/3 - 2 cups powdered sugar Vegan natural food dye (Red and Blue) 1. Whisk together the melted coconut oil and soy milk and slowly begin to whisk in the powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency. Adjust liquids if you need to. 2. To achieve the 'galaxy' effect: (This is quite hard to explain, but if you've ever done marbling as a kid using coloured dye it is essentially the same thing) 3. Using small separate bowls I worked with a little bit of icing at a time and I simply dispersed drops of vegan friendly food dye around the white icing, swirling with a spoon. Adjust the colours/saturation as you'd like. 4. Simply dip and twirl a donut halfway into the icing and gently slide it out and you'll get that 'galaxy effect' ;) 5. Dusted with vegan edible food glitter. (Icing instructions in the comments below) Inspired by @h.rebel ✨ #bestofvegan

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1. Galaxy Donuts: *Donut* miss out on these delicious bites. Nom on one of these bad boys when you wake up and you will be left seeing stars.


2. Galaxy Macarons: Looking for a sweet treat for your garden dinner parties this summer? Whip up these scrumptious cookies and fill them with your favorite summer fruit jelly. (via Avocado and Ales).

3. Gemstone + Galaxy Cake: Science lovers, this one’s for you! Combining earthy stones with scattered stars makes for a gorgeous cake you will definitely want for your next birthday.


4. Galaxy Candy Apples: Forget about caramel apples! These glitter globes are a must-try. Get creative with a little edible glitter to make this childhood favorite. (via Some of This and That)


5. Galaxy Bark: Swirls, stars and sprinkles? Yes, please! This fun trio combined with a little chocolate is an ideal dessert for sharing with your friends. (via Life With the Crust Cut Off)


6. Vintage Confections Galaxy Lollipops ($30): Lollipops are not just for kids. Grab one of these colorful planetary pops for a long-lasting sweet.


7. Galaxy Cookies: Cookie decorating is an art, but these bite-sized stars are something you can definitely master. Whip up a batch of these for a fun group baking project for you and your friends. (via Sweetambs)


8. Zodiac Constellation Cake: Bakers, step back. This one is all about the horoscope devotees. Seeing your future written in the stars sometimes can be a little difficult, but this cake will show you all about the zodiac constellations. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

9. Starry Night Cupcakes: Sharing is caring and these yummy cupcakes are perfect for that. Make these night sky stunners for your next full moon party or backyard BBQ.


10. Galaxy Ice Cream: Summer means heat, even at night. So why not cool down with this colorful frozen dessert that is topped off with some stardust sprinkles. (via Some of This and That)


11. Black Velvet Nebula Cake: This dessert is all about getting creative with your inner artist. Pick up a sponge and get painting the spiral shapes of the galaxy to make this nebular cake. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

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