• Renee Boje

Aphrodite's Aphrodisiac Dessert Recipes

Updated: Feb 9, 2021

The following edible and topical aphrodisiac recipes were created with gratitude and devotion in honour of the Greek Goddess of Love, Aphrodite. Each decadent blissful sensual dessert and erotic aroma therapy massage oil includes one or more aphrodisiacs which are sacred to Aphrodite. In my previous blog article, Aphrodite and her Plants of Love , I cover what effects each of the aphrodisiacs featured below have as well as share some of their enchanting history. Blessed be!

Stuffed Mint Figs drizzled in Chocolate and Caramel sauce

Mint, Public Domain
Mint, Public Domain

Believe it or not, Mint can actually be beneficial as an aphrodisiac. Mint warms and increases the flow of oxygenated blood to the sexual organs which elevates desire in both men and women and enhances orgasms. Read More

Stuffed Mint Figs drizzled in Caramel Sauce
Stuffed Figs, Public Domain

Stuffed Figs Ingredients:

  • 8 figs (fresh & ripe),

  • 4 tablespoons honey

  • 1/2 cup Tofu ricotta cheese,

  • 4 tablespoons mint leaves (finely chopped),

  • Dark Chocolate shavings, (from your favourite chocolate bar),

  • Caramel sauce (See ingredients below),

Caramel Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Coconut Sugar,

  • 1/2 cup Soy Milk,

  • 1 small package Silken Tofu

  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt,

  • 6 tablespoons Coconut Oil,


Caramel Sauce Directions:

  1. Heat sugar in saucepan over medium until dark brown,

  2. Add Coconut oil and silken tofu, stir for 2 minutes

  3. Allow to boil 1 minute

  4. Stir in sea salt

  5. Remove from heat and set caramel sauce aside at room temperature uncovered while you prepare the figs. (You may pour any remaining caramel sauce into a mason jar with a lid and refrigerate to add to future desserts!)

Fig Directions:

  1. Using a thin, sharp knife, splice the figs down the middle, beginning at the stem at the top. Slice downward and stop before hitting the bottom of the fig.

  2. Grate the chocolate into shavings and set aside in small bowl

  3. In a separate bowl gently stir honey with tofu ricotta cheese

  4. Fill the figs with the honey ricotta mixture and sprinkle with chocolate shavings then drizzle the caramel sauce over the figs and sprinkle lightly with the chopped mint leaves.

Peaches & Cream with Basil infused whipping cream

Like mint, basil is refreshing and stimulating to the mind and the senses of touch, taste and smell. It also has a scent that is sensual and arousing. Similarly to mint, basil improves blood flow to the genitalia, which increases sensitivity and desire. Basil is also an anti anxiety medicine. Read More

Basil, Public Domain
Basil, Public Domain

Sliced Peaches
Peaches, Public Domain

Whipping Cream Ingredients

  • 1 cup Soy Whipping Cream

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh Basil

  • 2-3 Tbs Maple Syrup or Honey

  • 2 Tbs food grade Rose Water or 6

  • drops food grade Rose Oil

Whipping Cream Instructions:

  1. Heat cream over medium in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer.

  2. Immediately remove from heat and stir in basil.

  3. Leave for 30 minutes, uncovered.

  4. Strain cream into a bowl cover and chill in refrigerator for 3 or more hours.

  5. Add honey or maple syrup and rose water or rose essential oil

  6. Whip cream with electric mixer on medium to high speed until whipped to the consistency you desire

Assembly Instructions:

  1. Rinse, slice and peel peaches,

  2. In a sundae glass scoop in layers of whipping cream and peaches

  3. Add a dollop of whipping cream on top and garnish with fresh basil leaf

Baked Pears with Rosemary infused Maple Syrup

Rosemary, Public Domain
Rosemary, Public Domain

Rosemary stimulates our bodies and our minds, both of which are helpful for lovemaking. This sultry herb contains calcium, iron and vitamin B6 all of which contain properties which help create a satisfying sex life. Read More

Baked Pears
Baked Pears, Public Domain
Maple Syrup
Maple Syrum, Public Domain

Rosemary Syrup Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Pure Maple Syrup

  • Fresh Rosemary

  • Pure Vanilla Extract

Rosemary Syrup Instructions:

1. Add all ingredients to a pot and simmer for about 5-10 minutes.

2. Remove from heat and Let the syrup cool for about 10 minutes

3. Strain it into a mason jar and let it cool before serving.

Baked Pear Ingredients:


2 cups Coconut Oil

Baked Pear Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 Farenheit

  2. Peel pears,

  3. Cut pears in half and slice a small bit off of backs of pears (rounded part) so that they lay flat like a boat on pan

  4. Scoop out seeds in centre

  5. Line large heat safe glass pan with baking parchment paper

  6. Place pears inside hollow side up

  7. add 2 tablespoons coconut oil into pear halves

  8. Pour most of maple syrup over pears (save a bit for after baking)

  9. Bake 25 minutes (They should be tender and caramelized on the outside when done)

  10. Let cool a bit, serve warm in small glass bowls

  11. Add remaining maple syrup over top and sprinkle with a pinch of ground cardamom

Strawberry Rhubarb Empanadas dusted in Cinnamon

Cinnamon Powder & bark, Public Domain
Cinnamon, Public Domain

Cinnamon is a warming aphrodisiac. It heats up the body, warms and heals the heart, increases blood flow to the genitals and is a bold flirtatious aphrodisiac! Cinnamon has also been found to increase the sexual appetite. Read More

Strawberry Rhubarb Empanadas
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Dough Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Gluten Free Pastry Flour

  • 1/2 cup Coconut Sugar

  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt

  • 16 tbsp cold Coconut Oil

  • 2 Eggs or Egg Replacer (equivalent of 2 eggs),

  • 4 tbsp cold water

Filling Ingredients :

  • 3 cups Rhubarb chopped into small squares

  • 1 cup sliced Strawberries,

  • 1/2 cup Coconut Sugar

  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice from fresh Lemon

  • Cinnamon to sprinkle on top

Dough Instructions:

  1. Pulse the flour, sugar and salt in a food processor

  2. Add the coconut oil, eggs (or egg replacer) and water until a clumpy dough forms

  3. Lightly sprinkle a cutting board with flour

  4. Knead the dough for a few minutes. Form dough into 2 balls and with a rolling pin flatten into 2 thick discs

  5. Wrap in plastic and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes

Filling Instructions:

  1. In a medium sized pot heat and then simmer the rhubarb, strawberries, sugar and lemon for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Remove from heat and let cool.

Assembly Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven 375° F.

  2. Roll out the dough on a floured surface into a thin sheet. Using a 6-inch cutter,

  3. cut out 8 circles per disc of dough.

  4. Place on a baking sheet lined with baking parchment paper.

  5. Gently place the filling in the middle of each empanada,

  6. Dust the outer rim of the empanada with a brush dipped in water

  7. Press the dough with your fingers to crimp edges together,

  8. Refrigerate the empanadas 30 minutes,

  9. Brush tops of pies with beaten egg wash

  10. Sprinkle with coconut sugar and cinnamon powder,

  11. With small sharp knife carve an x in the centre of each empanada,

  12. Bake empanadas for 20 minutes or until golden brown,

  13. Place on wire rack to cool slightly

  14. You may serve warm with whipping cream on top. They may also be served at room temperature.

  15. Garnish with other aphrodisiac fruits such as sliced figs, pomegranate kernels and dates.

Strawberries dipped in Cardamom Infused Chocolate

Strawberries are rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C which help promote healthy blood flow to the genitals, increasing sensitivity and desire. They also contain many minerals which help boost the sex drive, such as magnesium, potassium and folate.Read More

Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Public Domain
Chocolate Covered Strawberries


  • 12 ounces of Dark Chocolate (chips or from a block)

  • 1 cup (8 ounces) of Soy Whipping Cream alternative

  • 3 tablespoons ground Cardamom

  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract

  • A pinch of Sea Salt

  • Ripe rinsed Strawberries


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the soy whipping cream over medium heat in a small saucepan until it begins to lightly simmer.

  2. Add a pinch of sea salt and stir

  3. Remove from heat,

  4. Add the chocolate, and whisk until it becomes smooth

  5. Pour into a fondue pot heated on low or with a low flame for easy dipping

  6. Use a fondue fork to dip the strawberries into the melted aphrodisiac chocolate

  7. Place dipped strawberries on a platter lined with parchment paper. You may wish to stick a toothpick in each one for easy handling.

  8. If the chocolate begins to harden, you may gently stir in 1 Tbs of Soy Whipping Cream alternative

Chocolate Pomegranate Cheesecake infused with Clavo-Huasca Aphrodisiac Elixir:

Pomegranate by Arjun Kapoor, Public domain
Pomegranate by Arjun Kapoor

Pomegranate ingestion has been known

to improve erections and correct erectile dysfunction. Another study at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University discovered that when taken everyday, pomegranate increased testosterone levels in men and women. An increase in testosterone levels leads to an increase in energy and sexual desire. Read More

Chocolate Cheesecake
Chocolate Cheesecake, Public Domain

Crust Ingredients:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups (180g/6.3 ounces) Dark Chocolate Wafer Crumbs

  • 1/4 cup (57g/2 ounces) Unsalted Butter, melted

Crust Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (163°C).

  2. Grease the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan.

  3. Wrap the outside of the pan in layers of heavy duty aluminum foil. You’ll be placing this pan in a water bath, so be sure the pan has been wrapped from every angle.

  4. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the chocolate wafer crumbs and melted butter.

  5. Pat the mixture firmly into the bottom of the prepared pan.

  6. Bake the crust for 10 minutes.

  7. Set the pan on a wire rack and cool the crust completely.

Cheesecake Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Raw Cashews

  • 1 cup Coconut Cream

  • 8 ounces Tofu Cream Cheese,

  • 1 Tbsp Arrowroot or Cornstarch

  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

  • 2/3 cup Maple Syrup

  • 4 Tbsp melted Coconut Oil

  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt

  • 2 cups (340g/12 ounces) Bittersweet Dark Chocolate, coarsely chopped (optional)

  • 1/4 cup (53g/1 and 7/8 ounces) light brown sugar, packed

  • 3 Tablespoons Cacao Powder

Cheesecake Instructions

  1. In a small bowl add cashews and cover with boiling hot water. Let sit uncovered for 1 hour then strain water though pasta strainer,

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 C) and line loaf pan with baking parchment paper. Set aside,

  3. Add almonds, oats, coconut sugar cacao powder and sea salt to a blender and set on high until nicely blended,

  4. Add melted coconut oil, starting with 4 Tbsp Pulse on low Test with fingers by squeezing a bit of mixture. It should be dough like and not crumbling. If it crumbles you may add more coconut oil,

  5. Pour mixture into lined loaf pan. Use spatula to evenly distribute and pat down where needed,

  6. Bake 15 minutes, turn heat up to 375 F (190 C) and bake for 5-10 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the top shows hints of brown Remove from oven and reduce heat to 325 degrees F (162 C).

  7. Add soaked and drained cashews to a blender with coconut cream, vegan cream cheese, arrowroot starch, vanilla, sugar, maple syrup, coconut oil, cacao powder and sea salt. Blend on high until very creamy and smooth, scraping down sides as needed.

  8. Gently add the chocolate (...if you are using chocolate. This makes a richer cheesecake!)

  9. Pulse for about 30 seconds

  10. Scrape the filling on to the partially baked crust that is inside of the springform pan.

  11. Place the springform pan in a roasting pan Place the roasting pan in the preheated oven and gently pour some hot water into the roasting pan so that the depth is about 1 inch of water surrounding the springform pan inside. Be careful not to get water on the cheesecake

  12. Bake the cheesecake in the water bath for 1 hour, or until the centre of the cake is slightly firm but still jiggles,

  13. Remove the cheesecake from the water bath (keeping it inside the springform pan and place on a wire rack.)

  14. Gently cut around the sides of the cheesecake, to prevent the top from splitting (You may wish to loosen the outer ring of the springform pan

  15. Cool completely (in the pan),

  16. Transfer cheesecake to the fridge to chill for 6 hours

  17. Remove from the pan and serve

Berry & Lemon Myrtle Pavlova

Common Myrtle, Public Domain
Common Myrtle

Myrtle has calming properties and is a good anti-anxiety remedy. The calming effect can also be used as an aphrodisiac as when we are feeling calm and relaxed we are more open to becoming aroused and interested in sexual activities.Read More

Berry Pavlova
Berry Pavlova, Public Domain


  • 2 teaspoons Cornstarch,

  • 1/2 teaspoon Lemon Myrtle (if you can get fresh leaves use 1 leaf)

  • 4 large Eggs (egg whites or use the equivalent of egg replacer),

  • 1 tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract,

  • 1 teaspoon White Vinegar,

  • Your Favourite Berries

  • 1 to 2 Lemons

  • Edible Flowers (optional)

  • 300 ml Soy Whipping Cream alternative (you may use the recipes included in this blog to make your own if you wish.)


  1. Heat oven to 275ºF. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Combine sugar and cornstarch in bowl and set aside.

  3. Beat egg whites in another bowl

  4. Slowly add sugar and cornstarch mix and beat until stiff peaks begin to form,

  5. Add vanilla and vinegar,

  6. Spoon mixture into 12 mounds (about 1/3 cup each), 2 inches apart onto lined baking sheet.

  7. Using the back of a teaspoon create a small indent in each mound

  8. Bake 25 minutes.

  9. Turn off oven. Let stand 15 minutes.

  10. Remove from oven and cool

  11. Add whipping cream to each of the cool mounds and top with fresh berries

  12. Garnish with edible flowers (optional)

Erotic Anointing Oil infused with Iris Flower

Iris Flower, Public Domain
Iris Flower

The root of the Iris Flower is where it's beautiful fragrance is contained. It became such a popular aphrodisiac that it was known as the "Root of Love." Orris Root has anti depressant properties and is soothing for stress and anxiety. Inhaling Orris root helps to bring all of the energy bodies into balance and equilibrium.

Read More


  • Pure Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Olive Oil,

  • Pure Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Almond Oil,

  • Vitamin E Oil,

  • Pure Orris Root Essential Oil

Photo by Chelsea Sapouri, Public Domain


1. In a large mason jar with a lid combine all ingredients and add the essential oil last. (This way you can smell it after adding a bit at a time and see if you want to add more. Because there are so many different brands of essential oils available each one varies in terms of potency so it is best to experiment and create the desired fragrance you are fond of),

2. Label your mason jar and store in cool dark place.

You may now use it anytime you wish! Enjoy!

Cannabis and Rose infused Bhang Lassi

Cannabis Flower by Esteban Lopez, Public Domain
Cannabis Flower by Esteban Lopez

"...cannabinoids in cannabis, can leave users feeling relaxed with increased pleasure and decreased pain. This can lead to increased arousal and make sex even more enjoyable" Read More

Bhang Lassi
Bhang Lassi, Public Domain

Bhang Lassi ingredients:

  • 1/2 oz. Cannabis (I recommend Sativa as this is more stimulating for the desired aphrodisiac effects)

  • 1/2 cup Coconut Oil

  • 2 Cups Soy Whipped Cream Mix (for traditional recipe please use 2 cups whole milk)

  • 1/2 Cup Coconut Sugar

  • 1 can of Extra Fatty Coconut Milk (take the creamy stuff and not the liquid)