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We all know Tink loves his popsicles. They’ve appeared over many episodes and a whole room on the Afternoon Delight was filled with them at one point. So today we’re making Tink’s flavor of choice cherry, but with a creamy yogurt swirl.

Be on the lookout over the next month for Karma’s and Xianna’s popsicle recipes.

This recipe is only 5 ingredients, and outside of the freezing only takes about 5 minutes to make (if you’re using frozen or pre-pitted cherries).

First we puree the cherries with 2 tablespoon of the honey and a pinch of salt. The final texture can be as smooth or as chunky as you want.

Then, mix the yogurt, another pinch of salt, the remaining 4 tablespoons honey, and vanilla extract or paste, if using. We’re using nonfat Greek yogurt and a little bit of both vanilla extract and vanilla bean paste.

Next we pour half of the cherry mix between the molds. Layer the yogurt mix on top, and then the rest of the cherry mix.

To swirl the mixes together take a butter knife, a thin spoon, a chopstick, a popsicle stick, or anything thin and flat and stick it into the popsicle mold. Move it up and down in a sort of zig-zag pattern. Do it only a few times for chunky layers, or really go at it for a finely marbled popsicle.

And then freeze! After 4 or so hours, depending on your freezer and mold size/shape, your popsicles will be ready.

Cherry Froyo Popsicles [makes 8-12 popsicles, depending on mold size]

3 cups fresh or frozen cherries; pits and stems removed
6 tablespoons honey
3 cups Greek yogurt (any %fat)
2 pinches salt
2 teaspoons vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste; optional

Puree the cherries with 2 tablespoons honey and a pinch of salt.

In a separate container combine the yogurt, remaining 4 tablespoons honey, a small pinch of salt, and vanilla, if using.

Divide cherry mix between popsicle molds. Top with the yogurt mix. Use a spoon, butter knife, or stick to gently swirl the two mixes together.

Place in the freezer and allow to fully freeze, about 4 to 6 hours.

The Falling Star first appeared in Prologue 1 when Felton Mox orders one for Karma. It’s clear, very strong, and served with a cherry. Our version of the drink features pisco (a type of brandy made in Peru and Chile) with dry vermouth and bitters for depth, a bit of simple syrup to cut the bitterness, and, of course, a cherry. This drink is strong and definitely made for sipping.

Trivia Time: the name “Falling Star” also shows up in Prologue 2, but it’s given the same description as the Sparkling Star. We’re not saying our wonderful game master and Tabletop Leader made a mistake, but… wait… yes we are.



While they’re much more expensive than grocery store ‘maraschino’ cherries, we highly recommend grabbing a jar of Luxardo brand maraschinos. The difference between the two is night and day. The Luxardo cherries are slightly sour, not as cloyingly sweet, and taste like real cherries.


Falling Star [serves 1]  
2 ounces Pisco
1 ounce dry vermouth
1/2 ounce simple syrup
Dash of orange bitters
Garnish: Luxardo maraschino cherry

Shake well over ice. Serve in a rocks glass. Garnish. 


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