The Best Ice Cream Flavor For You, According To Your Zodiac Sign

Got a taste for ice cream, but can't quite bring yourself to decide on a flavor? Sure, you can run to the grocery store and buy some good-old reliable Neapolitan, but then you'll just end up with three flavors, two of which you probably didn't want. Or, you could take your chances and head to the nearest McDonald's for your frozen dessert fix, but there's a chance the ice cream machine will be broken. Again. 

But, before you give up and choose to go without dessert (NEVER!), let us suggest a highly unscientific — but fun — way to decide what kind of ice cream is right for you: star signs. When you were born can be the way to decide what perfectly yummy treat would taste best, based on the characteristics of your astrological sign. Keep scrolling to figure out which ice cream flavor is right for you, based on the zodiac, and then enjoy!

Aries: Something bold

Aries: March 21 – April 19

People born under the first zodiac sign are known for their leadership, courage, and daring personalities (via And that means the adventurous Aries eater is looking for new, bold flavors — even in their ice cream. And what better flavor profile than a bacon-flavored ice cream, like the Maple & Bacon Streusel from Salt & Straw. The flavors of salty bacon, sweet cream, and smooth as silk maple blend together to taste like the best waffle cone ever.

Taurus: Comfort food

Taurus: April 20 – May 20

Don't get in between a Taurus and their love of comfort, says To a Taurus, the finer things in life aren't actually things. Nope. They're the feelings that items invoke. And what's more comforting than classic chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream? Not much. The chewy texture of cookie dough mixed together with the velvety-rich taste of vanilla ice cream is a classic flavor profile for a reason.

Gemini: Birthday treat

Gemini: May 21 – June 20

Double-trouble Geminis often get a bad rep. But just as twins are the symbol for Gemini, those born under this fated star sign are often twice as much fun as anyone else, per Lovers of life and laughter, and the absolute best when it comes to quippy chitchat, what better flavor for a Gemini than birthday cake ice cream? After all, every day is someone's birthday, enough of a reason to party for any Gemini.

Cancer: Superhero flavor

Cancer: June 21 – July 22

The motto for most Cancers is likely, "home is where the heart is." Those born during this time seem to love quality moments spent with their family and friends, says, no matter if it's a Thanksgiving dinner or going for a walk around the neighborhood. Which is why the nostalgic Superman ice cream is the perfect frozen treat for this sign. When a Cancer enjoys this flavor, they can reminisce about their favorite summer memories with family and friends.

Leo: Cheery cherries

Leo: July 23 – August 22

You can't miss a Leo: They love being the center of attention, per Creative, vivacious, and incredibly talented, the same-old every day ice cream is not an option for a fun-loving Leo. The cheery flavor of cherry is a great pick, especially something like Jeni's Goat Cheese With Red Cherries (per the official website) that features creamy, smooth goat cheese and sumptuous, tart cherries for a sophisticated cherry cheesecake-like treat.

Virgo: Fully loaded

Virgo: August 23 – September 22

Ever-efficient Virgos love digging into a good to-do list (per, so they need an ice cream that ticks all the boxes: A little sweet, a little creamy, a tiny bit salty, and always indulgent. The way Virgo's see it, why bother with ice cream if you're not going to go all out? The pragmatic Virgo should choose an option like rocky road – the perfect mix of velvety chocolate ice cream with soft marshmallows and crunchy nuts. 

Libra: Perfect combo

Libra: September 23 – October 22

The balanced Libra loves a good, old-fashioned partnership, says, so they'll always appreciate a thoughtful pairing, like hamburgers with french fries, nachos with cheese, and popcorn with butter. That's precisely why peanut butter and chocolate ice cream is perfect for Libras — you can't think of one without the other.

Scorpio: Keep it simple

Scorpio: October 23 – November 21

The aptly named Scorpio, otherwise known as the scorpion, is able to cut through all of the extra nonsense of the world with the precision of a stinger, says Known for their willingness to get to the point, a pragmatic Scorpio will appreciate the simple beauty of an exquisitely made vanilla ice cream. Why stray away from the basics, if they're done well? 

Sagittarius: Calm and cool

Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21

A Sagittarius knows exactly what they need from life: to experience everything. Known as the archer, a Sagittarius needs to discover where the arrow goes after it's released from the bow (via Which makes lavender ice cream the perfect choice for the Sagittarius in search of calming refreshment along their lifelong quest. After all, according to the language of flowers, herb lavender symbolizes devotion, purity, and calmness (via 1-800-Flowers).

Capricorn: Minty fresh

Capricorn: December 22 – January 19

Determined and ambitious, the steadfast Capricorn looks at the path ahead with grit and determination, says The symbol of Capricorn, the tenacious mountain goat, is known for its ability to find its footing on uncertain terrain. The perfect ice cream for the upwardly mobile Capricorn: Mint ice cream, of course. In feng shui, mint is thought to help people achieve their heart's desire, via The Plant Aide, so it's perfect for the Capricorn with big dreams.

Aquarius: Alternative flavors

Aquarius: January 20 – February 18

Ever optimistic and hopeful, the Aquarius genuinely wants to make the world a better place, per But the person born under this sign isn't your normal go-getter. Aquarians want a better world, not just for themselves but for everyone, including people that they'll never meet. The modern Aquarius is a big picture type thinker, so they will likely most appreciate oat milk or other dairy-free ice creams that can be enjoyed knowing it's making a difference.

Pisces: Sweet and smooth

Pisces: February 19 – March 20

The Pisces symbol is that of two fish, swimming after each other in an endless serene circle, which is perfect to embody the soulful Pisces, according to Inwardly-focused yet highly empathic, the Pisces crowd can spend hours thinking about the world and their place in it. Which makes green tea ice cream the refreshing yet thoughtful choice for dessert. After all, according to Russh, monks drink green tea to help calm the spirit.