Date nights are essential for any relationship. They allow you and your partner to have some fun, unwind and reconnect with one another. Whether your next date night is at home or you and bae are hitting the town, make sure to save room at dinner and end the night with one of these delicious desserts. They will certainly help spice up your night!
1. Watermelon Sorbet
Thanks to an amino acid called citrulline, which is amazing for the cardiovascular system and also helps relax the blood vessels that increase sex drive, watermelon is the perfect sweet treat to get you and bae in the mood. Try out this watermelon sorbet recipe to spice up your next date night.
2. Chocolate anything!
Whether you and your partner enjoy some tasty hot chocolate on a chilly night or a slice of chocolate cake, it will definitely get the blood flowing if you know what I mean. Not only is chocolate (cacao) packed with tons of antioxidants, it also contains chemicals that stimulate sexual arousal. Forget the calories and get your hands on a chocolate dessert like this chocolate mousse to get you and your partner going.
3. Maple Roasted Figs
Figs are strangely considered an aphrodisiac due to their sensual appearance and flavour. They have also been called “the true forbidden fruit”. Oh my! Get your hands on some figs and whip up this super quick and yummy dessert with your partner. You won’t be disappointed.
4. Italian Pignoli Cookies
The key ingredient in these bad boys is pine nuts. Yep. Pine nuts are full of zinc, which is a crucial mineral in boosting and maintaining male potency. Bake your man some of these Italian pignoli cookies and you will both be happy campers.
5. Red Wine Poached Pears
We all know that red wine is one of the most powerful aphrodisiacs. However, instead of having a glass or two at dinner, get romantic and enjoy these red wine poached pears on your next date night.
6. Banana and Walnut Loaf
Who doesn’t love a homely and warm dessert on date night? This banana and walnut loaf will hit the spot for you and your partner. Even better, bananas and walnuts are both great aphrodisiacs. Bananas are believed to increase a man’s sex drive and walnuts are a symbol of fertility and also help with hormone production.
7. Saffron Pear Cake
Saffron is a spice known to increase sexual desire in both men and women. With that being said, this saffron pear cake is guaranteed to turn up the heat on your next date night (in more ways than one). Wink wink.
8. Cacao and Maca Smoothie
We’ve already covered the amazing aphrodisiac qualities of cacao, but did you know that maca is also known for boosting your sex drive! This delish and healthy cacao and maca smoothie will become your new fave dessert.
9. Pomegranate Brownies With Cacao Nibs and Sea Salt
Pomegranates are a powerful superfood, full of antioxidants which assist with blood flow to all areas of the body. Studies have also suggested that pomegranates may help with erectile dysfunction. There you go fellas. Get your dose of sweet and salty with this dessert next date night.
10. Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
This aphrodisiac’s power is all in the aroma baby! Instead of lighting a vanilla scented candle to drive your partner crazy, why not enjoy some vanilla bean ice cream together? The more the better, darlings!
11. Pumpkin Bread With Maple Icing
Pumpkin, otherwise known as “the aphrodisiac squash”, has many libido-boosting nutrients such as vitamins E, B, C, D, K and minerals such as calcium and potassium. Make this tasty dessert next date night if you’re after a bit of a sensual boost.
12. Cinnamon Blondies
Considered one of the most effective natural aphrodisiacs, cinnamon warms up the body which increases both physical and sexual appetite. Make these cinnamon blondies to spice up your next date night escapades.
13. Almond Dessert Bar
Just like walnuts, almonds are a symbol of fertility and are great for reproductive health. Thank you selenium and zinc! Try this almond dessert bar next date night to get things going with bae.
14. Spiced Ginger Pudding With Toffee Sauce
Ginger is another natural aphrodisiac that increases blood flow in sexual organs. Hello! Enjoy this spiced ginger pudding next date night and see where the night takes you. Pssst it’ll be the bedroom.
15. Strawberries and Cream
Strawberries are a simple and mouth-watering dessert that’ll surely spice things up with your boo. Packed with vitamin C, these babies will increase your production of sex hormones and your libido. This dessert is quick, affordable and oh so juicy!