The Donut You Should Order, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
WILL YOU BE CLASSIC GLAZED? OR SWEET STRAWBERRY-FROSTED? LET ASTROLOGY DECIDE.
Donuts are one of life's little luxuries. There's just something about pairing the perfect donut with your favorite coffee order that hits the spot every time. From classic glazed to jelly to Boston cream, it's hard to go wrong with one of these tasty treats. But lately, it seems like more and more donut shops are opening with over-the-top flavors and fillings. If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by all the choices, we've consulted Best Life's resident astrologer to help pair up each zodiac sign with their perfect flavor. Keep scrolling to find out which donut you should be ordering.
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Lauren Ash is a St. Louis-based astrologer and lifestyle writer. Ash is the resident astrologer for Best Life, Glam, and Sanctuary Astrology. Follow Lauren on Twitter and Instagram or subscribe to her blog for monthly horoscopes.
Aries: Baked Apple Cider Donut
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People born under the sign of Aries are bright and over-the-top folks who love to be the center of attention. As the first sign of the zodiac and the self-proclaimed leader of the signs, you're early to rise and tackle the day. You're known for being daring and fun, so you need a treat with just as much personality. This is why a baked apple cider donut is a good fit. The classic cake donut base is hearty enough to fill you up and keep you going all day long, while the cinnamon-sugar topping is the perfect mix of sweet and spicy.
Taurus: Jelly Donut
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Taurus is the sign that symbolizes indulgence and luxury—so you're always up to treat yourself. You work hard and focus on your goals, but you also understand the importance of enjoying the fruits of your labor. Some people might think your stubborn ways make you incapable of dealing with change, but really you just know something good when you see (or taste!) it. There are few donut variations more classic and tasty than a jelly donut. The center is a perfect pair to the light and airy dough, and with so many different fillings to experiment with, you'll never run out of ways to add a little fun to your day.
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Gemini: Donut Holes
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Geminis are known for their love of trying new things. You're a naturally curious person who has an active mind and a desire to learn. While other signs cringe at the thought of change, you're the first to volunteer for a new adventure. A bag of donut holes is the perfect way for you to try a variety of flavors at once without purchasing a full baker's dozen. Not only that, but these portable pastries are the perfect sweet treat to share with your many friends.
Cancer: Lemon Blueberry Donut
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Cancers are known for loving comfort and predictability. You're a bit of an introverted homebody who likes to recharge after a long and stressful day by cozying up with your favorite things. You're also less likely than others to try something new. If you do switch it up, though, you'd prefer to do so with a dose of nostalgia. A sweet and tangy lemon blueberry donut is the ideal mix of classic flavors and tasty trends. The old-fashioned sour cream base will remind you of your favorite childhood memories, while the blueberry lemon topping adds a surprising burst of flavor.
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Leo: Strawberry-Frosted Donut
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Leos are feisty and colorful folks who never miss a chance to steal the spotlight. You naturally attract attention with your over-the-top personality, friendly conversational skills, and the fact that you're always the first one on the dance floor. Bursting with sweet strawberry flavor and covered in colorful sprinkles, it's hard not to notice how a strawberry-frosted donut stands out among the rest. You're sure to appreciate its presentation, and it doesn't hurt that it tastes as good as it looks!
Virgo: Chocolate Maple Donut
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There's a lot you're looking to get done in life, Virgo, and nothing can deter you from your path. You like to start your day off with something more balanced and usually rotate between the same few staples to keep things simple. It's not because you're boring, but rather because you value efficiency and practicality. You probably won't treat yourself to a donut often, so when you do, it has to be the most decadent one on the menu—like a chocolate maple donut. This seasonal favorite will also remind you of all things autumn and sweater weather, which is the perfect way to celebrate your birthday season.
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Libra: Devil's Food Cake Donut
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You might expect the balanced scales of the zodiac to choose a traditional donut flavor, but Libra also loves to be a bit sinful once in a while. You tend to spend your time playing peacemaker, and while you're good at it, you need to put yourself first more often. After all, what's the point in being good if you don't let your wild side out to play? Have a bit of cheeky fun with your next order and grab yourself a devil's food cake donut. This rich and chocolatey cake donut will hit the spot and leave you looking to go back for seconds (or maybe even thirds)!
Scorpio: Boston Cream Donut
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Scorpio is no stranger to the intensity of life. You're known for being the dark and mysterious sign, and even though not everyone can deal with your boldness, you never let it bring your mood down. Secretive on the outside, but passionate and sweet on the inside, the Boston cream donut is your match made in donut heaven. Just like you, this humble treat looks unsuspecting, but you're in for a surprise when you bite in and find the light and creamy center.
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Optimistic and adventurous, people born under the sign of Sagittarius love to put themselves in new and exciting situations. You're always looking to challenge yourself, learn more, and expand your mind by immersing yourself in new cultures. You find a lot of joy in being a student of life, and as such, you have a taste for all things unique and unusual. Your perfect donut flavor will be just as quirky as you are—and the cruller checks all those boxes. This deep-fried donut has a crispy exterior and a fun spiral design that is sure to catch your eye and delight your taste buds.
Capricorn: Classic Glazed Donut
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Capricorns are known for being the most reliable and dedicated members of the zodiac. When you give your word to someone, they know they can trust you. It's this reputation as a responsible friend and coworker that will ultimately get you far in life. And just like Capricorns, original glazed donuts never fail to deliver. Not only is this old favorite delicious for any occasion, but it's also one of the most popular donut flavors around, so you'll be able to find it wherever your ambition may take you.
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People born under the sign of Aquarius are fun-loving, intelligent, and easy-going. You prefer to go against the grain, which also makes you the rebel of the zodiac. So it shouldn't shock anyone that your donut of choice isn't technically a donut at all but rather a beignet. Still, these delicious regional treats have all the same key elements that you crave in a donut. The deep-fried fritters are served piping hot and generously dosed with powdered sugar. And the real fun begins when you get to mix and match your fillings to create a truly unique treat. Sweet or savory or both—beignets can do it all.
Pisces: Toasted Coconut Donut
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Pisces are known for being emotionally aware, kind-hearted, and sensitive. As a water sign, you're a dreamer and a lover with the kind of personality that makes you popular and fun to be around. You'll need a donut that parallels your pleasantness while also honoring your independent and artistic streak. Toasted coconut donuts are light and fluffy, with a crunchy topping that's a match made in heaven for Pisces. Plus, these tropical flavors will remind you of long walks on the beach and the salty sea air. How's that for a little taste of paradise?