The Zodiac Cake Calendar

The stars have aligned! We have the perfect Duncan Hines® treat for you based on your star sign! Scroll down to discover your ideal dessert and get ready to indulge in something as amazing as you 🍰 ✨ 🤤

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

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About the sign: Traditional, reliable.

Nothing says “tradition” quite like a Duncan Hines Red Velvet cake. It’s tried, it’s true, and it’s in the stars for you! Take a bite out of everyone’s favorite classic and embrace a cake that never fails to show up.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray donut pan with cooking spray.

Step 2:

Combine cake mix, eggs, butter and milk in large bowl and whisk until smooth.

Step 3:

Spoon mixture into a piping bag or a zippered plastic bag with the corner cut off.

Step 4:

Pipe into cake pan (don't overfill!). Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 5:

Remove from pan immediately and cool completely on wire rack.

Step 6:

To frost, heat frosting in microwave 15 seconds (feel free to add a little milk or water for different consistencies). Dip top of donuts in frosting and decorate with sprinkles.

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

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About the sign: Eccentric, free spirit.

You are a dreamer, a spur-of-the-moment maker who never fails to strut their stuff or show off their flair and you know what? We are here for it – and so is Duncan Hines’ Pineapple Supreme cake, the undeniable match for your undeniable spunk, star sign and all.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Step 2:

Blend cake mix, pineapple, water, eggs and oil in large bowl with an electric mixer on low speed until moistened, about 30 seconds. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour in cake pan.

Step 3:

Divide batter into muffin cups. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

Step 4:

Frost cake and decorate with remaining coconut flakes, maraschino cherries, pineapple and paper umbrellas.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

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About the sign: Intuitive, creative.

It doesn’t matter if you’re writing the next big novel, painting pictures of famous places or just doodling in the corner of a notebook; you are a creator. You can take an ordinary, everyday object and turn it into art. Or, you could take our Blue Velvet Cake and turn it into a masterpiece. Either way, we can’t wait to see what you do next.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare the cake mix as directed on the back of the package.

Step 2:

Fill the baking cake pan until 2/3 full. Bake 13-15 minutes then cool the cake completely.

Step 3:
Spread the frosting on the and place fresh fruit on top of the frosting.

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

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About the sign: Bold, determined.

Be daring. Be unpredictable. Be you! After all, when you get an idea, a task or an ask, you get it done. That’s why you’re our Lemon Supreme Cake, an unabashed taste bud blast worthy of writing home about.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350°F. In two 8" pans, prepare, bake and cool cake according to package directions.

Step 2:

Blend together pudding and pie filling, water and lemon juice; chill.

Step 3:

Split each cake into two layers. Spread pudding mixture between the two split layers.

Step 4:

Spread frosting between the two filled layers, and on the sides and top.

Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

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About the sign: Practical, stable.

When you face an obstacle or problem, you’re able to analyze the situation and find the superior solution. So, when someone says “cake,” you say “Duncan Hines Fudge Marble,” because, and let’s be honest here, why wouldn’t you? It just makes sense. 

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pans.

Step 2:

Set aside cocoa packet from mix. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 2 minutes. Measure 1 cup batter. Place in small bowl; stir in contents of reserved cocoa packet.

Step 3:

Spoon half the yellow batter in each loaf pan. Spoon half the chocolate batter on top of yellow batter in each pan. Run knife through batters to marble.

Step 4:

Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Carefully loosen cakes from pans. Invert onto cooling racks. Cool completely. Cut cakes into slices.

Gemini (April 20 – May 20)

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About the sign: Indecisive, inquisitive.

You are one curious cat. You like to try a little bit of everything and, naturally, when someone asks you what kind of sweet you want, your mind goes in a million different directions. But there’s one treat that never fails: the chocolate chip cookie. Plus, you can make them so many different ways!

Directions:

Step 1:

Microwave, following instructions on box.

Step 2:

Enjoy!

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

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About the sign: Domestic, nurturing.

Peace, love and Duncan Hines mug cake brownies. If there was one, single mantra for you to live by, that would be it. Thankfully, it’s written in the stars, so now you can! Chances are, you’re making enough to share with the whole neighborhood. Not because you have to, but because you care.

Directions:

Step 1:

Microwave, following instructions on box.

Step 2:

Enjoy!

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

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About the sign: Vivacious, life of the party.

Ladies and gentlemen, the life of the party has arrived! Every time you walk into a room, the room lights up. It only makes sense that your star sign would align with Duncan Hines Confetti Cupcake. Just like you, they’re constant crowd pleasers that never fail to disappoint.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350°F for metal pans.

Step 2:

Place cupcake liners in two 12-cup cupcake pans.

Step 3:

Blend dry mix, water, oil and eggs in a large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds).

Step 4:

Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into cups, filling each ½ full.

Step 5:

Bake 21-24 minutes. Cupcakes are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Step 6:

Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Be careful to let cool completely before frosting.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

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About the sign: Modest, reliable.

When a friend is in need, when a family member calls for a helping hand, you are there- no questions asked (and you never ask for anything in return). Basically, you’re a Duncan Hines French Vanilla Virgo because you’re always available to brighten someone’s day.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 375ºF.

Step 2:

Mix together cake mix, oil and eggs in a large bowl.


Step 3:

Pour mix into cake pan.

Step 4:

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow cake to cool for 2 minutes before removing to cool completely.

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

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About the sign: Peaceful, balanced.

You “omm” like a pro, yoga like a yogi and still manage to live life to the fullest. That’s why, you Libra you, Duncan Hines Classic Yellow Cake is your perfect star sign sweet supplement. It’s always good and it always hits the spot.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 10-inch Bundt® or tube pan.

Step 2:

Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil in large bowl.

Step 3:

Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.

Step 4:

Bake 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Step 5:

Cool cake on wire rack 25 minutes. Remove cake from pan and cool completely.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

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About the sign: Mysterious, intense.

If you could put a leather jacket on a cake, this would be the one. Since we’re sure you own one already, we won’t go through the trouble of finding you one that fits (laugh-cry emoji). Embrace your inner-rebel and ramp things up with Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake to curate the tastiest (and ~coolest~) star sign experience.

Directions:

Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cake pan.

Step 2:

Combine cake mix, eggs, butter, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl with wooden spoon until blended.

Step 3:

Bake for 12-15 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack and frost as desired.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

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About the sign: Adventurous, optimistic.

When adventure calls, you answer. ‘Cause you’re a non-stop explorer, a perpetual trip taker, from new places to new faces to new foods, there’s no step too daring for you to take. Hence, the Duncan Hines Tres Leches cake, a stellar sweet for every Sagittarius in search of something a little off the beaten path.

Directions:

Step 1:

Bake cake according to package directions in a 13x9 pan. In medium bowl mix the three milks until well blended. While cake is still warm, poke holes in cake about 3/4 in apart using the end of a wooden spoon.

Step 2:

Pour milk mixture over warm cake and cool to room temperature. Top with Reddi-wip® and refrigerate at least 4 hours. Not a cake you want to eat warm. The longer it sits in the refrigerator the better.

Step 3:

Enjoy!

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