Chocolate Avocado Cake Recipe

Chocolate Avocado Cake RecipeWe are thrilled to share this recipe, which dares to combine two of our favorite aphrodisiacs. Chocolate cake is, of course, a classic and baking it in a bundt pan helps ensure even cooking and moistness. Read more

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Dark Chocolate Bark From The Oaks at Ojai

The Oaks at Ojai Dark Chocolate BarkThis recipe comes to us from The Oaks at Ojai, an oasis of health and wellness in Southern California. The Oaks prides itself on creating calorie-conscious but full-flavored cuisine. This Dark Chocolate Bark recipe, a perfect example of that philosophy, is also one of the sexiest homemade chocolates we’ve tried. Made from a base of premium, dark chocolate, it combines decadent richness with a medley of raw nuts and dried fruits. Read more

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Nestlé Toll House Redux–The Aphrodisiac Cookie Bar Recipe

Aphrodisiac cookie bar recipeChildhood never got sweeter than a chocolate chip cookie. And one of our favorite childhood flavors was the good old Nestlé Toll House cookie bar, the classic cookie recipe spread into a pan and baked like brownies. We’ve decided to bring that favorite back but with a distinctly adult twist. From the Life of Reiley Test Kitchen to your kitchen, we’ve reduced the flour to make way for aphrodisiac oats, added the fruit of temptation in the form of applesauce, libido-boosting walnuts and, best of all, traded in those semi-sweet morsels for the sophisticated bite of dark chocolate chunks. This aphrodisiac cookie bar recipe is sure to bring back some old memories and make some new ones! Read more


recipe for chipotle bacon chocolate chip cookies

bacon chocolate chip cookiesrecipe by Tina Casaceli of Milk & Cookies Bakery

excerpted from Romancing the Stove: the unabridged guide to aphrodisiac foods

We love a good cookie–and Tina makes some of the best cookies we’ve ever tasted. This one is a decadent, bacon-laden variation on the classic chocolate chip. Read more


carl’s chocolate-chunk cookies recipe

Chocolate Chunk Cookies This recipe comes to us from one of our favorite members of the culinary community, Joe Yonan. It was the first thing we made from his new cookbook, Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook, which is the only cookbook to make our Holiday gift guide this year. Although the book is all about veggies, even Joe agrees that life is much more sexy when you add in chocolate chunk cookies! Read more