We are in the midst of spooky season, full of fright, fear and sweet treats! With so many treats to choose from, it can be hard to decide what to bake first. But sometimes it’s written in the stars: Thanks to your zodiac sign, all you have to do is stock up on ingredients, get your spookiest costume on and get baking. Call your goblins and ghoul-friends, because they won’t be able to resist these spooky yet tasty Halloween bakes.
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Aries (March 21 - April 19) — Halloween Brownies
If you are an Aries, you are known for being courageous, passionate and confident which is why we think you will love these Halloween brownies. They are decadently rich and fudgy and topped with an ooey gooey marshmallow spiderweb and candy spider. For an extra Aries touch, add edible red luster dust to represent your zodiac sign’s colour.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20) — Pumpkin Creme Brulee
Although creme brulee can be an intimidating dessert to bake, a Taurus will be up to the task since they are patient, practical and love to work with their hands! This pumpkin creme brulee is sure to satisfy your pumpkin cravings while celebrating all things Halloween this year. If you can’t get enough pumpkin, try out this pumpkin spice affogato.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20) — Halloween Sugar Cookies
The best part about making sugar cookies for any holiday is that they can be any shape you like. Geminis are known to be curious, adaptable and have the ability to learn quickly which is why we think these Halloween sugar cookies have Gemini written all over them. Geminis are also known to sometimes be inconsistent, which is great for these cookies because we are certain no two sugar cookies will be the same. Looking for some Halloween cookie cutters for your sugar cookies? Check out these Halloween cookie cutters that will spook your friends.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22) — Treasure Map Cookies
Cancers be challenging to get to know, so it feels like you need a treasure map to understand them. But fear not, once a Cancer drops their walls they are extremely loyal and empathetic, so it will really feel like you found treasure. We also think Cancers will love this Halloween bake because they love helping loved ones, and this treat can be shared with their friends and family!
Leo (July 23 - August 22) — Spooky S'mores Bars
These spooky s’mores bars are topped off with torched marshmallow meringue which is perfect for the fire sign Leo. Leos will get to show off their creative and humorous side while making this spooky treat which can also double as a sweet activity for little Leos. These s’mores bars are comforting and will give you feelings of being around a warm campfire, just like hanging out with Leos who are passionate, generous and warm-hearted.
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Virgo (August 23 - September 22) — Make-Ahead Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles
A make-ahead treat is perfect for an analytical, hardworking and practical Virgo. Known for their attention to detail, Virgos will make sure every aspect of this Halloween dessert is perfect: from the creamy pumpkin filling to the sweet lady fingers and the crunchy Skor bits. The fact that this dessert is make-ahead will leave Virgos with enough time to carve a killer pumpkin to put on display as friends enjoy their sweet treats!
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Libra (September 23 - October 22) — No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Brain
Although Libras are known for their peaceful and fair nature, we think they will get a kick out of making this creepy strawberry cheesecake brain! They are represented by the colour pink which is seen a lot in this bake, thanks to the strawberry syrup. Although this is technically a no-bake recipe, it was too spooky not to include in this list.
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Scorpio (October 23 - November 21) — Gory White Chocolate Truffles
Scorpios are represented by the colour red, which is why these gory white chocolate truffles with a cherry surprise inside makes the perfect Halloween treat. These truffles are the ideal bake for Halloween enthusiasts who like a little bit of a scare, just like the passionate Scorpio whose birthday falls right near Halloween.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21) — Spooky and Savoury Ghost Hand Pies
Not all Halloween bakes need to be sweet, which is why we love Molly Yeh‘s spooky and savoury ghost hand pies for Sagittarius. Because they are generous, idealistic and have a great sense of humor, we think a Sagittarius will love baking these savoury treats. Plus a Sagittarius loves freedom, travel and being outdoors so they will appreciate the fact that these hand pies are easy to pack for a lunch. Looking for a sweet hand pie? Try these easy air fryer apple hand pies!
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19) — Wicked Cupcakes
Something wicked this way comes with these wicked cupcakes that Capricorns will love baking! Capricorns love tradition so we think they’ll love these cupcakes inspired by a classic Halloween fave — witches! Capricorns also like quality craftsmanship which is why we think they will put extra love and care into decorating these witchy cupcakes.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18) — Candy-Filled Pumpkin Pail Cake
An Aquarius is full of surprises and delights, just like this candy-filled pumpkin pail cake! An Aquarius dislikes dull or boring situations and that certainly won’t be the case if they make this fun-tastic cake! The cake (which is pumpkin spice flavoured) is made by sandwiching two Bundt cakes together and filling the centre with any candy your heart desires. We have a feeling the Aquarius friends in your life will have just as much eating the cake as they did making it!
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Pisces (February 19 - March 20) — Mummy Mini Chocolate Cupcakes
Being compassionate and artistic are common qualities of a Pisces, which is why we think they are going to love baking these mummy mini chocolate cupcakes. A classic Swiss buttercream tops these mini chocolate cupcakes which Pisces can pipe into as many different mummies as they desire!