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Here's what you should bake this weekend, according to your zodiac sign

When a busy week comes to a close, there's nothing like some blissful baking to brighten your weekend. Let's be real, though, it's time to spice up the recipes. When in doubt, look to the stars for guidance (or just keep looking at your screen—we looked to the stars for you already).

Aries: Oatmeal chocolate-chip cookies


@glutenfreepalate

What you'll need:
Brown sugar
Butter
Vanilla
Eggs
Quick-cooking oats
All-purpose flour
Baking soda
Salt
Semisweet chocolate chips
Chopped nuts (optional)

For someone who's always out adventuring on new trails or going on early morning beach jogs, you need a cookie that can match your energy. If you ask us, oats are basically granola. Find the recipe here. 

Taurus: Lavender scones


@msemiliejean

What you'll need:

All-purpose flour
Sugar
Baking powder
Salt
Lemon zest
Dried culinary lavender
Butter
Buttermilk
Egg
Vanilla extract

You need a dessert that can keep up with your intense binge-reading *and* tea with the girls this weekend. Find the recipe here

Gemini: Snickerdoodles


@30daysblog

What you'll need:

Butter
Shortening
Sugar
Egg
Vanilla extract
All-purpose flour
Cream of tartar
Baking soda
Salt
Cinnamon + sugar (for dusting)

From movie night with the besties on Saturday to lunch with the swim team on Sunday, only a total crowd-pleaser (*ahem* snickerdoodles) will do the trick. Find the recipe here.

Cancer: Peanut butter brownies


@celebratingsweets

What you'll need:
Cocoa powder
Sugar
All-purpose flour
Salt
Butter
Sugar
Egg
Water
Vanilla extract
Chocolate chips
Peanut butter chips
Peanut butter

You know your BFF like no one else, so you could tell this week was *not* the vibe for her. Cheer her up with these ooey-gooey brownies. Find the recipe here

Leo: Lemon loaf


@halfbakedharvest

What you'll need:
Eggs
Sugar
Sour cream
Lemon zest
Lemon juice
Lemon extract
Oil
All-purpose flour
Baking powder
Salt

Since you add zest to every conversation, it's only fitting that you bake a zesty lemon loaf this weekend. Find the recipe here.

Virgo: Chocolate souffle


@herbsandflour

What you'll need:
Heavy cream
M
ilk
Egg
Sugar
Vanilla
Butter
Chocolate
Cream of tartar

For the girl who's always looking for a challenge, you should def take on the chocolate souffle this weekend. We have faith in you! Find the recipe here

Libra: Blackberry and almond coffee cake


Baker's Royale

What you'll need:
All-purpose flour
Almond flour
Baking soda
Baking powder
Salt
Butter
Sugar
Eggs
Sour cream
Vanilla extract
Blackberries
Water
Cornstarch

You love a good balance, so why not experiment with the balance between blackberry and almond in this cake that we're *definitely* counting as a breakfast food. Find the recipe here.

Scorpio: Chocolate chip Oreo cookies


@saltandbaker

What you'll need:
Butter
Sugar
Brown sugar
Eggs
Vanilla extract
All-purpose flour
Cornstarch
Baking soda
Baking powder
Salt
Chocolate chips
Oreos

You love a good surprise, which makes these cookies right up your alley. A delish chocolate chip cookie with an Oreo in the middle? It's the gift that keeps on giving. Find the recipe here.

Sagittarius: Matcha cookies


@janicelee.co

What you'll need:
Brown sugar
Butter
Egg
Vanilla extract
Matcha powder
All-purpose flour
Baking powder
Salt

This weekend, you need a cookie that can keep up with your day of thrifting, painting and volunteering at the local animal shelter. Leave it to the matcha cookies to fuel your day. Find the recipe here

Capricorn: Challah


@bakerstble

What you'll need:
Water
Instant dry yeast
Honey
Oil
All-purpose flour

Salt

Only someone with your patience has the time to tackle bread-making this weekend. Let your dough do its thing, and you won't be disappointed. Find the recipe here

Aquarius: Earl Grey chocolate tart


Bake School

What you'll need:
Graham crackers
Sugar
Butter
Half-and-half
Loose-leaf Earl Grey tea
Dark chocolate
Vanilla extract
Salt
Whipping cream
Mascarpone cheese

For an innovative spirit like yours, we figured a combo like Earl Grey tea and chocolate would be just the thing to bring some flavor to your weekend. Find the recipe here

Pisces: Heart-shaped strawberry hand pies


@pastelle.pastelle

What you'll need:
Pie crust
Strawberry pie filling
Lemon zest
Egg
Sugar

You're probably visiting friends or family this weekend, so share even more love with these cute (and easy!) hand pies. Find the recipe here.

Can't get enough time in the kitchen? Find more delish recipe roundups here:
🍴5 easy recipes you can *actually* make yourself
🍴How to make Insta-worthy coffee at home
🍴4 protein-packed breakfasts to wake up your brain

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Slider image: @janicelee.co

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by Riley Yates | 5/20/2022
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