We Picked our Best Birthday Cakes for You!

How do you choose your birthday cake? Just for fun, we’ve organized some Food & Drink favourites by astrological sign.

Do you always reach for chocolate cake — the same as when you were seven? Or do you like to switch things up to set the tone for each new year? Whatever your flavour, these no-fail picks (along with perfect pairings) will make all your cake wishes come true!

Lemon Chiffon Birthday Cake

This springtime citrus cake matches all your best qualities, Aries. It's fresh, vibrant and zingy!

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Honey Vanilla Cheesecake

Sweet and creamy cheesecake is a reliable crowd-pleaser — just like everyone's favourite down-to-earth Taurus friend.

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Raspberry & Cream Cheese Ombré Cake

We know it's tough for you to pick just one thing, Gemini so we won't make you! Hope you like this creative multi-shaded ombré layer cake.

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Cream-Soda Icebox Cake

This fluffy, meringue-style cookies-and-cream cake will appeal to your delicate, sensitive side, Cancer. 

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Deep-Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes

Go bold or go home, right Leo? We've achieved a rich chocolate brownie flavour in your very own cupcake — you don't have to share if you don't want to.   

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Mango & Lime Crepe Cake with Lime Caramel

To appeal to a meticulous nature, these handmade crepes are layered with careful attention to detail. We know you're worth it, Virgo.

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Orange, Icewine & Chocolate Layer Cake

This decadent confection is intense and strongly flavoured but also beautifully balanced, just like you, Libra.

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Chocolate Applesauce Layer Cake

This cake is extra special thanks to a sweet, unexpected ingredient. (We know you love a secret, Scorpio.)

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Candy Cane Red Velvet Trifle

Regal, generous and indulgent — and we're not just talking about the dessert, Sagittarian.

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Brown Butter Spice Cake

We picked a classic for you, Capricorn. But this buttery cake is in no way plain. It's warm, spicy and just a little nutty.

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Marmalade Cake

Aquarians need to be surprised with a cake that's every bit as original and inventive as they are!

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Maple Carrot Cake with Maple Butter Icing

You deserve a thoughtful, imaginative choice, Pisces. Did we manage to surprise you, or did you already guess what we'd pick?

Get this carrot cake recipe