08/29/2012 at 06:00 AM EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
surrendered to her sweet tooth on Monday when she picked up cupcakes at Sprinkles in Beverly Hills.
"She was buying a birthday gift for someone special," an onlooker tells PEOPLE.
The Client List
star ordered a dozen cupcakes including three cinnamon sugar, three lemon, three red velvet and three s'more flavored.
Dressed in a white top and black skirt, Hewitt seemed preoccupied on the phone as she placed her order, but was extremely apologetic for her distraction, mouthing that she "absolutely loved" Sprinkles.
– Jen Garcia