Another trip around the sun is definitely a cause for celebration. However, sometimes choosing which birthday cake to celebrate another year with can be the hardest part of planning a celebration. Well, thanks to your zodiac sign, it’s written in the stars! From classic strawberries and cream cakes to exciting pinata cakes, here is what birthday cake you should be making based on your zodiac sign.
Aries (March 21 - April 19) — Red Velvet Cake
Aries are confident, enthusiastic and passionate which makes the ever-so-popular and decadent red velvet cake perfect for their birthday. Plus, red is the symbolic colour of the Aries zodiac which makes it better. Aries’ also like a good challenge so they will love trying to achieve that perfect red velvet colour when baking this cake.
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Taurus (April 20 - May 20) — Strawberries and Cream Sponge Cake
This classic strawberries and cream sponge cake is practical and reliable just like a Taurus. Food Network Canada favourite Anna Olson (who happens to be a Taurus!) layers this version of a strawberries and cream cake with whipped cream and strawberries stirred with jam to give it an elegant look that is sure to impress a crowd at any birthday party.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20) — Lemon Meringue Cake
A light and fluffy cake covered with cloud-like meringue frosting and filled with tangy lemon curd is perfect for a Gemini. This air sign is known to have two personalities in one, just like this cake. Sweet at first from that beautiful meringue frosting and then you get that zesty lemon kick. Geminis (who are represented by the colour yellow) are naturally curious so they will love this cake twist on the classic popular pie.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22) — Lemon and Berry Icebox Cake
Cancer birthdays fall in the hot summer months, so this refreshing no-bake icebox cake is perfect for this water sign. People with the Cancer zodiac sign tend to like art and home-based hobbies so there is a chance they will want to lend a hand when it comes to making their own birthday cake. Cancers love a good meal with friends and family so this will be the perfect cake to share with their loved ones.
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Leo (July 23 - August 22) — Carrot Cake With Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting
This fire sign is warm-hearted, cheerful and a show stopper just like Molly Yeh‘s Carrot Cake With Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting. Leo’s also happen to be represented by the colour orange, just like this gorgeous and spice-filled cake! Your Leo friends love being treated like royalty and they will definitely feel like it after blowing out the candles on this cake.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22) — Bee-utifully Sweet Spring Honey Cake
Virgos are loyal and hardworking busy bees which is why this bee-utiful sweet honey cake with an apricot filling is the one they should be enjoying on their birthday. As animal lovers, Virgos will also love the addition of these adorable marzipan bumblebees all over the cake. They will be buzzing with birthday excitement!
Libra (September 23 - October 22) — Strawberry-Lime Stuffed Cupcakes
Represented by the colours pink and green (like strawberries and limes), Libras are social creatures. That is why cupcakes are the ideal birthday treat for this air sign. Stuffed with a whole strawberry and topped with zesty lime icing these cupcakes provide a sweet surprise, just like Libras who are cooperative and gracious.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21) — Black Forest Cake
Scorpios are known to be true friends, and this Black Forest Cake for Two is the right cake to share with your true Scorpio friend. The flavours are powerful and passionate like a Scorpio, and the classic cherry sauce that is featured in every bite represents Scorpio’s symbolic colour: red!
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Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21) — Angel Food Cake
Light and airy like the spirit of the Sagittarius in your life, this Angel Food Cake will be a hit. They love to travel, be outdoors and be free so there’s a chance they won’t be blowing out the candles from the comfort of their home. But as long as they have their close friends by their side as they celebrate, this fire sign with a great sense of humour will be happy.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19) — Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Capricorns are represented by the colours brown and black so this chocolate olive oil cake is an ideal birthday cake. They are responsible and disciplined so they will love sharing this rich cake with their family while listening to their favourite music. Plus, since their birthdays fall around the holidays they will probably appreciate the break from all the peppermint and gingerbread.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18) — Shag Cake
Unique just like an Aquarius, this colourful shag cake will look perfect at your Aquarius friend’s birthday party. It is filled with a burst of flavour thanks to the blueberries baked into the cake to represent the symbolic blue colour of the Aquarius zodiac sign. Aquarius’ are original and love having fun with friends so there is a chance they will add a ’70s theme to their birthday party to go with this impressive cake.
Pisces (February 19 - March 20) — Candy-Filled Piñata Cake
Candy will flow out of this exciting pinata cake which is perfect for the artistic water sign, Pisces. They are very musical so they will be singing along with the happy birthday chorus, and will love the bright colours of the pastel rainbow layers. The best part is that you can fill this cake with your Pisces friend’s favourite candy whether it be chocolate, gummy bears or jelly beans!