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The Cupcake Flavor You Should Eat, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Let astrology decide if you should treat yourself to a triple chocolate or coconut cupcake.

What's a celebration without a little something sweet? Whether you're getting together with friends for a birthday or you're treating yourself just because, cupcakes always feel special. And since they're pint-sized, they come in endless flavors. But that can also make it hard to pick! So, we spoke with professional astrologer Liz Roby to find the best cupcake flavor for each zodiac sign. Keep reading to find out if you'll most enjoy decadent chocolate caramel or fragrant lavender honey.

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Aries: Mochaccino Cupcakes

coffee flavored cupcake
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Aries have an adventurous spirit and love trying new things. You also tend to have a sweet tooth, so you'll enjoy a cupcake that's rich and savory.

"Aries, being ruled by the fiery Mars, tend to crave bold and spicy flavors in their desserts, such as a coffee-infused chocolate cake," says Roby. A mochaccino cupcake is the perfect sweet treat to enjoy any time of day (even for breakfast since you're such an early riser).

Taurus: Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Plate of cheesecake cupcakes topped with blueberry sauce
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Taurus has high standards and excellent taste in food. You love indulging in the finer things in life, so you'll look for a cupcake that is a bit more involved than your standard recipe.

"Taurus, governed by Venus, adores rich and luxurious sweets like a decadent cheesecake," Roby explains. Go for these mini cheesecakes, and top them off with fresh blueberry sauce for an added touch of sweetness.

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Gemini: Mimosa Cupcakes

delicious orange flavored cupcake
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Outgoing and social Geminis know what's trendy and love to experiment with different flavors and ingredients.

"Gemini, ruled by Mercury, seeks variety and excitement, opting for playful desserts like a mimosa-flavored cupcake," Roby says. Try a combination of flavors like raspberry and strawberry for sweetness, or mix a dash of fruit-flavored liqueur into the frosting for an extra kick.

Cancer: Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

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Cancers like sweets that remind them of their favorite family recipes. You tend to go for the tried-and-true classics, but that doesn't mean you'll settle for boring flavors.

"Cancer, ruled by the moon, often turns to nostalgic comfort foods with familiar flavors," Roby explains. A strawberry lemon cupcake is a modern twist on childhood flavors. It's a little sweet, a little tart, and is the perfect treat to share with friends and family.

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Leo: Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes

Pineapple Upside cupcakes
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You have a pretty wild personality, and you like your food to be that way, too. Leos love to make a statement, so you usually go for unexpected and unique flavors.

"Leos, ruled by the radiant sun, appreciate grandeur and glamor, thus, they would fancy a luscious and flamboyant cupcake packed with flavor," says Roby. A fun twist on an old classic, a rum-infused pineapple upside-down cupcake is sure to be a hit.

Virgo: Lavender-Honey Cupcakes

Lavender-Honey Cupcakes
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Virgos are all about balance and moderation, so the best cupcake flavor for you is light and refreshing. And while you do like to indulge from time to time, you don't have a huge sweet tooth.

"Virgos, ruled by Mercury, prefer subtle and refined flavors, gravitating towards a light lavender-honey cupcake," Roby explains. It'll be just the dose of sweetness you need to get back to tackling your to-do list.

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Libra: Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

Homemade butterscotch cupcakes
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Libras are always looking on the bright side, so it's no surprise that you treat yourself any chance you get.

"Libras, under the influence of Venus, enjoy harmonious and aesthetically pleasing desserts, like a beautifully crafted mix of caramel and chocolate," Roby says. You want to have your cake and eat it too, and these chocolate caramel cupcakes with bourbon salted caramel are the perfect match for you!

Scorpio: Death-by-Chocolate Cupcakes

freshly baked, homemade, chocolate cupcakes in paper cake cases on a circular, black, metal wire cooling rack. The cup cakes have been decorated with swirls of chocolate piped icing and chocolate pieces.
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Scorpio energy is all about intensity, passion, and sensuality. You indulge in your guilty pleasures whenever you can and need a cupcake that's sinfully delicious.

"Scorpios, ruled by Pluto, have a tendency towards intense and complex flavors like a death-by-chocolate cupcake" Roby says. You definitely have a sweet tooth, so you'll want to go all out with your dessert, and these chocolate cupcakes are perfect for a choc-o-holic like you!

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Sagittarius: S'mores Cupcakes

S'mores cupcake on a round wooden tray
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Sagittarians love to explore the world, so you're anything but a picky eater. You also enjoy foods that remind you of your travels.

"Sagittarians, governed by Jupiter, are adventurous and experimental; they would take pleasure in a creative fusion dessert such as a s'mores cupcake," Roby says. They'll bring to mind camping trips and nights spent toasting marshmallows with friends.

Capricorn: Tiramisu Cupcakes

Cupcakes tiramisu with coffee syrup.Cupcakes tiramisu with coffee syrup.
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Capricorns are the culinary experts of the zodiac, which means you can be pretty hard to please when it comes to food. You're very refined and detail-oriented, so you'll always go for classic flavors.

"Capricorns, ruled by Saturn, appreciate traditional and classic desserts, like a tiramisu cupcake," says Roby. You'll feel like you're dining in your favorite white-tablecloth Italian restaurant.

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Aquarius: Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

Mini party cakes in wafer ice cream cones topped with butter cream soft cheese frosting and colorful chocolate sprinkles, fun dessert
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You're a curious person who likes to be adventurous in the kitchen. You're free-spirited and love to express yourself, so you'll go for a cupcake flavor that is vibrant and colorful just like you.

"Aquarians, under the influence of Uranus, are unique and unconventional, so they would appreciate an innovative dessert like an ice cream cone cupcake," says Roby. This creative twist on an old birthday classic is easy to make but definitely unexpected.

Pisces: Coconut Cream Pie Cupcakes

Two almond cupcakes with toasted coconut topping on a blue table.
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Pisces are the daydreamers and creatives of the zodiac, so you love romanticizing your life any chance you get.

"Pisces, governed by Neptune, tend to have a dreamy and whimsical taste, so they would be delighted by a fairy-tale-like coconut cream pie cupcake," says Roby. This cupcake is sweet and sentimental, just like you, and it also has tropical flavors that remind you of the beach—your favorite place.

Lauren Ash
Lauren Ash is a profession astrologer, culture expert, and lifestyle writer based in St. Louis. Read more
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