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Pair any Star Trek series with the perfect dessert

In the future we will all have dessert. Even in the 32nd century, “cake is forever”, as Sylvia Tilly and Michael Burnham prove discovery Episode “People of the Earth”. And the best part about dessert in the future of the Federation? No need to take it as a guilty pleasure. On the company, discovery, Cerritos, Travelleror defiantYou can have any dessert you want, no judgments.

As part of Star’s Summer of Sweet Revenge, we took a close look at each one star trek TV series and determined which dessert goes best with each show. Whether you opt for sugar-free and/or gluten-free versions of these sweet treats is entirely up to you! And of course, if you combine desserts, no one needs to know. Except for Q. Q always knows what dessert you’re having and probably wants some too.

On to the list!

Star Trek: The Original Series: Cheesecake

“Journey to Babylon”

The classic 1960s range that introduced the star trek Phenomenon is rarely accused of being too subtle. Star Trek: The Original Series wears it thick, in a way that is both rich and sweet. A giant piece of cheesecake goes well with almost every single episode of TOS, but goes particularly well with some of the comedy hits like “A Piece of the Action” or “The Trouble With Tribbles.” Even a good cheesecake has layers, and even the dumbest of classics star trekthe same goes for.

Star Trek: The Animated Series: Cotton candy

Captain Kirk (William Shatner) stands next to a giant pink tribble occupying the captain's chair on the Enterprise's bridge.

“More Tribbles, More Troubles”

In 1973, the Saturday morning cartoon version of star trek, theoretically aimed at children. Although TAS maintains the high-concept philosophy of the classic series, the series has a fun mirror quality. It’s cute and breezy and certainly something kids can enjoy like a ride at the carnival. For all these reasons, cotton candy is obviously the perfect combination for Star Trek: The Animated Series; It’s delicious and makes you feel like a kid again.

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Chocolate sundae

Deanna Troi leans over while eating a chocolate sundae in Ten Forward.  Riker sits across from her, his back to the camera.

In honor of Deanna Troi, The next generation demands something decadent and chocolaty. There The next generation is many things at the same time – a continuation of The original series as well as the basis for two other shows – a dessert containing different flavors seems appropriate. A chocolate sundae is not just chocolate; They have the ice cream and even a cherry on top. From Troi to Geordi, you can imagine the entire TNG crew enjoying a chocolate sundae, especially from one of those cozy serving cups from Ten Forward.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Creme brulee

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - "balance"


Some would say Deep Space Nine is an acquired taste; and sometimes the same can be said about crème brûlée. Those of us who’ve had creme brulee know it’s one of the most delicious things on the planet, and the fact that people aren’t ordering it anymore is just their loss. It’s the picky eater’s dessert, and DS9 is that star trek Series that demands attention and patience from the viewer. You can’t casually eat creme brulee. It’s an active process, and there’s this whole thing where you use your spoon to get it started. watching and loving Deep Space Nine is the same. You don’t just look at DS9 casually! It’s a whole process.

Star Trek: Voyager: Chocolate Souffle

Neelix and Tuvok stand next to each other.  Both are wearing aprons and both are smiling.

In which Traveller In the episode “Riddles”, Tuvok makes a dessert called Tera Nut Soufflé, which is later enhanced with chocolate by Seven of Nine. Neelix also learned how to make this dessert, which means there’s something special about the idea of ​​creating a sweet souffle Traveller Crew do quite a lot together. This makes a chocolate souffle the perfect dessert for Traveller. Although souffles are difficult to make, a chocolate souffle will get you home every time.

Star Trek: Enterprise: Strawberry Shortcake

T'Pol, Trip and Archer are seated together at a dining table.  Trip and Archer both smile, but T'Pol has a neutral expression on his face.

“Carbon Creek”

There’s something about the early 22nd century Star Trek: Enterprise this feels like a nice outdoor picnic. Maybe it’s the sweetness of Dr. Phlox. Maybe it’s Hoshi’s unwavering kindness. Maybe it’s because you can imagine Faith of the Heart taking place outside in a park. Whatever the reason, a strawberry shortcake feels right company. It’s healthy, down-to-earth and delicious. Best of all, if you think you don’t like it, you’re probably wrong.

Star Trek: Discovery: Hummingbird Cake

Star Trek: Discovery - "people of the earth"

“people of the earth”

You knew this one was coming. When Tilly and Burnham say “cake is forever,” they’re talking about hummingbird cake. What is a hummingbird cake you ask? It’s a layered cake with bananas, pineapple, and pecans. It’s a notoriously difficult cake to make, and some say it tastes like a holiday cake. Because of its multiple layers and bold flavor combinations, and because Tilly loves it, hummingbird cake is perfect for discovery. The cake is totally unlike any other cake; It has many layers, and anyone who says they don’t like it hasn’t tried it.

Star Trek: Picard: Red velvet cake

A worldwide Picard preview: The end is the beginning

“The end is the beginning”

Red velvet cake is notoriously rich. It’s the kind of cake you want when you’re serious about a big dessert, which is why it’s perfect for that Star Trek: Picard. This series is filling drama with equal parts sweet and savory details. Also in Picard In season 1 we learned that Agnes Jurati loves red velvet. Without Jurati, the universe would be in big trouble after Season 2 of Picard. Red velvet is delicious and feels more than a little dangerous. Just like Jean Luc. Like Raffi. Like seven. Like Jurati. Like soji. Like Elnor. Like Rios. You understand it! That La Sirena Crew is the red velvet of the final frontier.

Star Trek: Lower Decks: Pumpkin pie

Star Trek: Lower Decks - "Three ships"

OK, Lower decks tends to start airing new episodes in summer, usually around August. That wouldn’t make you see it as a fall-related show, and yet it usually ends around Halloween, just before Thanksgiving. Pumpkin pie is so associated with family and gratitude that it seems perfect for that Lower decks. this is that star trek Series celebrating all versions of star trek no matter what, and brings every iteration of the franchise to the table simultaneously. Well, because it is the most grateful TrekPumpkin pie seems perfect.

Pumpkin pie is great too, and we can easily imagine Boimler loving it.

Star Trek: Child Prodigy: Cupcakes

Star Trek: Child Prodigy - "Starstruck"

“Star Truck”

Cupcakes are a staple at children’s birthday parties for good reason. They are small, tasty and easy to eat. Wonder is an accessible version of star trek that allows young people to explore the vast final frontier without overpowering anyone. Cupcakes are the same – compact and a great way for people to try different flavors. Wonder contains countless star trek Ideas and storylines all designed to give the uninitiated a taste. So it’s cupcakes!

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Cookies

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - "children of the comet"

“Children of the Comet”

Back to an episodic format, Strange New Worlds offers an almost self-contained story every week. Some of these episodes are also very different from each other! Like all star trek, the diversity of ideas and stories is what makes the format so appealing. For this reason, it is logical to choose cookies for pairing Strange New Worlds. What cookies you ask? That’s up to you. One week, Strange New Worlds could give you an oatmeal (“Children of the Comet”), and pretty soon, just around the corner (“Spock Amok”), you’ll have a double-stacked Oreo. A selection of different biscuits is what Strange New Worlds everything is about.

But if you want to integrate some cookies with all others star trek Series, that works too. hit it!

Ryan Britt (he/she) is the 2022 non-fiction author Phasers on Stun! How the making and remaking of Star Trek changed the world. He is an editor at Fatherly and his writing is a regular contributor to Inverse and Den of Geek! Ryan is also the author of the 2015 collection of essays, Luke Skywalker Can’t Read. He resides in Portland, Maine with his wife and daughter. He is currently writing a non-fiction book about Dune entitled The Spice Must Flow, due out in 2023 by Plume/Dutton (Penguin Random House).

Star Trek: Discovery is currently streaming exclusively on Paramount+ in the US. Internationally, the series is available in Australia, Latin America and Scandinavia on Paramount+, as well as on Pluto TV in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK, via the Pluto TV Sci-Fi Channel. In Canada, it airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi channel and streams on Crave. Star Trek: Discovery is distributed by Paramount Global Distribution Group.

Star Trek: Picard streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the United States while being distributed by Paramount Global Distribution Group on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories. In Canada, it airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi channel and streams on Crave.

Star Trek: Lower Decks streams exclusively in the United States and Latin America on Paramount+, on Amazon Prime Video in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan, India and more, and in Canada on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and on Crave .

Currently streaming exclusively on Paramount+ in the US and Australia, Star Trek: Prodigy is coming soon to Paramount+ in Latin America and Scandinavia, as well as Nickelodeon’s international channels, available in 180 countries worldwide. In Canada, it airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi channel and streams on Crave. Prodigy is distributed by Paramount Global Distribution Group.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the US, Latin America, Australia and Scandinavia. The series airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi channel and streams on Crave in Canada. Additional international availability will be announced at a later date. The series is distributed by Paramount Global Content Distribution.