This past Sunday, February 22nd Japan celebrated its 27th annual Cat Day, a national holiday alternatively (and awesomely) referred to as “Nyan Nyan Nyan Day.” People in Japan often celebrate this cat-tastic day by posting photos and videos of their cats for each other to enjoy and, of course, singing the praises of Maru, still one of the world’s all-time cutest cats. Japanese food and craft blogger Caroline celebrated by baking and decorating these six incredibly kawaii kitty-shaped éclairs. They’re each so adorable, we aren’t sure how she was able to eat them.
So, I’ve finally finished all the “base” gems in the Steven Universe dessert project. My next job is to combine them all to make a dessert for all the Crystal Gem-involved fusions! Before I do that, I wanted to round up all the SU desserts so far.
Steven’s “Fry Bits” Funnel Cake with Peach Jam
Steven’s dessert is across between fry bits and donuts: funnel cake! Add a peach jam, and anyone you eat this with will become your jam bud.
Pearl’s White Peach and Lavender Swan Choux
For Pearl I did a lavender and white peach cream puff. It’s elegant and light, plus it mirrors the peach flavors of Steven and Rose as a nod to her loyalty. RECIPE HERE.
Amethyst’s Purple Berry Donuts
A lil’ purple donut for my favorite lil’ purple gem! These are yeast donuts with blackberry glaze. RECIPE HERE.
Ruby’s Strawberry Pink Peppercorn Flambé
Ruby’s dessert is a strawberry pink peppercorn flambe with strawberry meringues. It may not be an ETERNAL flame, but it’ll give you a good 20 seconds of fiery goodness. RECIPE HERE.
Sapphire’s Blueberry Quark Sundae
No one’s more chill than Sapphire, so she gets a frozen dessert. Quark ice cream with blueberry meringues and sugared berries. Bubble sugar for garnish. RECIPE HERE.
Rose’s Quartz’s Rosé and Peach Parfait
A giant parfait for a giant lady. This parfait consists of layers of whipped cream, white chocolate crisped rice bits, peach mousse, and rosé wine jelly. Topped with meringue cookie roses with a hint of rose flavor! RECIPE HERE.
Peridot’s Key Lime Triangles
These angry little slices of pie consist of a creamy key lime cream on an almond sablé base. Chocolate garnish. RECIPE HERE.