7 Creative Aphrodisiac Dessert Recipes to Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day


Come on baby, light my fire… With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you’re probably looking for ways to heat things up in the romance department. Whether fresh sparks are flying with a new special someone, or you are in the market to rekindle things with an old flame, this is no time to skimp on that loving feeling. And what better way to set the mood than with some super stimulating and seductive sweets? Chocolate has forever been a Valentine’s Day staple because of its naturally powerful aphrodisiac effects. Dark chocolate hearts, anyone? But this year, we’ve come up with a list of seven sexy unconventional desserts that will also help to spice up your V day. So if you’re feeling frisky, turn on that stove, heat up that oven, and make magic happen with these passion-provoking sweet treats.


photo: Lindsay Livingston, RD of theleangreenbean.com

Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Chocolate is a given when it comes to selecting foods to spice up your sex life. But this chocolate avocado pudding from the Lean Green Bean is a heart-healthy dessert that kicks up the heat yet another notch with the addition of avocado. Aside from its sensual silky smooth texture, avocado contains vitamin E, which triggers the production of sex hormones that help get you in the mood. Talk about a turn on…


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Toasted Coconut and Caramel Vegan Brownies
These coconut and caramel brownies by Sonima.com are nothing short of an indulgence, so the fact that they’re vegan truly blows our minds. Looking to rekindle the flame this Valentine’s Day without actually turning on the kitchen stove? These little bites are the perfect way to spice things up — quickly. The B vitamin power in the honey helps boost production of the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen. Dates not only enhance sweetness in these treats; the amino acids in this fruit increase endurance in the bedroom. Get the recipe here.


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Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies Recipe

Certain sweet treats can help to set the mood, but just because you’re getting hot and heavy doesn’t mean your dessert has to! These light chocolate chip quinoa cookies created by Amy Palanjian for Momstastic.com once again contain chocolate and cinnamon, a dynamic duo when it comes to getting things escalating behind closed doors. Chocolate triggers pleasure centers in the brain, while spicy cinnamon revs up your core body temperature. Feeling particularly promiscuous? Munch on these cookies with your special someone to fire things up this Valentine’s Day!


photo: Julie Fagan via PBFingers.com

Mango Banana Chia Seed Pudding
Satisfy your cravings (in more ways than one) with this stimulating mango banana chia seed pudding by Peanut Butter Fingers. This Valentine’s Day showstopper features naturally sweet mangoes and banana, which certainly load this erotic treat with more than just potassium. Bananas contain an enzyme called bromelain which amps up the body’s production of tantalizing testosterone. So whip up this pleasurable pudding for dessert tonight, or as a simple afternoon delight.

Cinnamon Dulce Ninjaccino Recipe
Sugar and spice, and everything nice. These words certainly ring true for this cinnamon dulce “ninjaccino” recipe featured on SofiaVergara.com, which marries the perfect pair of ingredients — cinnamon and coffee — in a delicious treat that will undoubtedly turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day. Fiery cinnamon boosts metabolism, thereby warming up the body. The naturally “stimulating” property of caffeine in coffee accelerates blood flow. Together, these effects intensify arousal. Cinnamon and coffee are the remix to ignition in this sexy dessert drink, so sip up!


photo: Danielle Walker, founder of Against All Grain

Strawberry Donuts
Pour some sugar on me! Even though they’re dairy- and gluten-free, these strawberry donuts by Against All Grain will fulfill all of your wildest dessert desires. Historically known to be an aphrodisiac, strawberries take center stage in this sexy, sweet confection. This recipe also uses honey, which naturally enhances the production of sex hormones. And there’s also a rich, mouthwatering chocolate drizzle on top — need we say more? How sweet it is to be loved by you. Get the recipe here.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding
It doesn’t get much sexier than chocolate. A proven aphrodisiac, dark chocolate stimulates our pleasure centers by causing levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine to rise in the brain. So, this mouth-watering chocolate peanut butter pudding created by Garnish and Glaze for Greatist.com is a great way to show your sweetheart just how much you love him or her. Made with ingredients like rich cocoa and supremely smooth peanut butter, this decadent pudding will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. And with relatively low calories and healthy ingredients, you don’t have to worry about your figure if your clothes happen to come off later on…


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Note: PLEASE consult with  your doctor before making any changes to your diet or medications. The material on this site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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