In case you didn’t know, we, human beings, have something called a dessert stomach. It doesn’t matter how full you get from dinner, there’s always room for dessert. Sometimes we might not know what we’re in the mood for, especially with all the options in a big city like Melbourne, but fear not! The stars can help you narrow down your search.
To help you navigate the Instagrammable and drool-worthy variety of Melbourne’s dessert scene, we used our astrological qualifications to find out which dessert you need to try based on your zodiac sign. You’re in for a treat!
The Whoopie Mac at the Meatball & Wine Bar
You need a dessert that will give you a challenge. Something that will test how big your dessert stomach really is. When the Whoopie Mac from Meatball & Wine Bar is placed in front of you, you know it’s on. A huge scoop of ice cream sandwiched between two, large cookies makes any other ice cream sandwich look weak. Your competitive and determined spirit will help you finish every last bite. We don’t even expect you to share.
Kakigori at Supernormal Canteen
Taurus, you appreciate the frosty things in life. Snow, snowflakes, icy poles, snowflake icy poles—the list goes on. Well we've just found Melbourne's best frozen dessert, and it's the outrageous kakigori from Supernormal Canteen in St Kilda. Watch the guys shave wafers of ice with an imported ice-shacing machine (no joke), then soak up those sweet sweet toppings. No-one else doing this thing in Melbourne, no sir.
Yo-Chi’s Frozen Yogurt
Gemini, there’s no denying that you’re indecisive. It’s hard for you to settle on what you want for dinner, let alone dessert—which is why Yo-Chi’s frozen yoghurt is perfect for you! Mix and match froyo flavours when you can’t settle on just one. In the mood for chocolate? Fill ‘er up. But also craving a fruity flavour? Swirl in some acai berry. And when it comes to toppings, go all out. Get creative and express yo’self—you’re good at that.
Campfire Cake at Grand Trailer Park Taverna
Cancer, you’re highly imaginative so when you’re craving something sweet, salty, creamy or crunchy, you think, why not have it all in one? The Campfire Cake at Grand Trailer Park Taverna is calling your name. It’s a peanut butter maple syrup sponge cake filled with peanut butter parfait and popcorn. It’s a crowd pleaser, just like you. This is a massive cake and you love to share, so get your group of friends together and feast on this one-of-a-kind Melbourne dessert.
Nutella Doughnuts at Lui Bar
Leo, you know what you want. You crave a dessert that’s no-shits, get to the point, satisfy your dessert belly right now. That’s why you need Nutella doughnuts at Lui Bar. Warm, sugary doughnuts drizzled and filled with Nutella is simple, yet bold. You appreciate that. So dig in with that passionate and fearless personality and don’t hold back. Nomzzz.
Belgian Couverture Cheesecake from Proof is in the Pudding
You know the perfect cheesecake when you see one. And it exists in the form of the Belgian couverture cheesecake at Proof is in the Pudding. It’s a chocolate and vanilla swirl cheesecake with a crumbly biscuit base. Better yet, this personal-sized masterpiece is intricately decorated with even more chocolate, and—as Virgos are hard workers—you value the detail that went into this beautiful creation. Let us know if it tastes as good as it looks!
Cookie Dough Doughnut Sandwich at Bistro Morgan
As a Libra, you crave balance in your life. That’s why the cookie dough doughnut sandwich at Bistro Morgan is perfect for you. You get the comfort and warmth of a doughnut combined with the sweet, irresistible cookie dough all in one. This is a trendy treat that you havveee to snap a picture of #forthegram because you need those likes. Libras are people pleasers, so if you’re wanting to win over someone’s heart, take them with you to indulge on this heavenly creation. It’s a win-win situation for your taste buds and the social butterfly in you.
Churros Taco at Cantina St. Kilda
Scorpio, you’re resourceful. So you can respect the creativity and ingenuity behind the game-changing ice cream churros tacos at Cantina St. Kilda. Cinnamon spiced churros combined with salted caramel ice cream is an attractive dessert that will leave you feeling some type of way. You embrace a challenge. So even when you’re full from dinner, you’ll make room for something this tempting.
Party Waffle from Tutto
You’re always down for a party, Sag! That’s why you need to head to Tutto’s for a party waffle complete with Oreos, strawberries, marshmallows, whipped cream and chocolate sauce. Holyyyy yum. It’s a fun and adventurous treat that gives you your much-valued freedom to add or take away toppings. You might get impatient watching them make this thing, but damn, you’ll be satisfied once you have it. Use that sugar rush to continue the party all night long.
Dessert Pizza from A25
Capricorn, you want the best of the best. And that means a dessert pizza from A25. This ideal pie is whipped together with Nutella, strawberries, and vanilla ice cream sprinkled with coconut dust. We’re jealous that you have self-control because you’re going to savour every last bite while the rest of us inhale our dessert pizza in a blink of an eye. If you’re not going to finish it, send it our way!
Monster Shakes at Twisted Sista
Aquarius, you march to the beat of your own drum. If you’re in the mood for a monster shake, you’re gonna get one. You’re creative, so you love the detail that goes into making one of these bad boys at Twisted Sista. You also appreciate the freedom of being able to create your own “twist” on a shake if there’s something you prefer or can’t have. An Aquarius’ forward thinking personality matches perfectly with this shake. Why settle for anything less?
Gelato from Messina
Pisces, you’re the type of person who would be very happy watching Netflix in bed with a pint of ice cream. But sometimes you crave something a little more rich and creamy—like gelato! Messina is the perfect place for you to grab a scoop (or five) of your favourite flavour. Best of all, you don’t even have to move from your bed. They deliver! So you can click “yes” when it asks, “Are you still watching Riverdale?” because Netflix and chill just got an upgrade with Australia's best gelato, as voted by the Good Food Guide.
Now you know which dessert to get, have you ever wondered which dog you should get based on your star sign? Find out here.
Image credit: Meatball & Wine Bar | Griffin Simm