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What’s Your Cupcake Personality?

Do you prefer to indulge in a decadent red velvet cupcake or prefer a chewy carrot cupcake as a treat? Find out what your personal favorite means.

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Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis, the founding sisters of Georgetown Cupcake and stars of the TLC series DC Cupcakes, have discovered that these tiny treats can offer a lighthearted glimpse into personality type. Check out what your favorite says about you.

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Vanilla Squared

Your personality: Traditional

The analysis: “This cupcake is for
those who want something sweet but don’t want to get too crazy,” Sophie
says. (If you choose chocolate frosting,
you’re more open to risk taking.)

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Chocolate Squared

Your personality: Intense

The analysis: “This is for people who are serious and focused,” Katherine says. “The double-chocolate combo is usually preferred by deep thinkers.” (Vanilla frosting lovers are slightly less intense.)

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Your personality: Practical

The analysis: “A carrot cake lover makes decisions from a commonsense standpoint,” Sophie says. “Here you’re getting vegetables with your treat.”

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Peanut Butter Fudge

Your personality: Adventurous

The analysis: “Choosing a rich, messy, over-the-top flavor shows you jump into new activities feetfirst,” Sophie says. “There’s no hesitation or worrying.”

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Lemon Berry

Your personality: Spunky

The analysis: “We’ve found that
people drawn to bright frostings and
flavors tend to embrace life in the most colorful way,” says Katherine. “They’re always fun to be around.”

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Red Velvet

Your personality: Romantic

The analysis: “This is the first choice
for anyone in a lovey-dovey mood,” says Katherine. “From the deep red hue to
the little heart on top, it’s the one you
buy to share with a special someone.”

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Your personality: Ambitious
The analysis: “A lot of successful businessmen and -women get the mocha,” Katherine says. The lure of caffeine certainly speaks to a go-getter type.

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Salted Caramel

Your personality: Impulsive
The analysis: Torn between salty and sweet? “People will debate, then all of a sudden just go for it,” Katherine explains.

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Your personality: Outgoing
The analysis: “Coconut’s definitely for extroverts,” Sophie says. “Probably because it’s such a strong, fun, and festive flavor.”

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