Single Serving Dessert Recipes

Craving something sweet? Over 100 incredible, sweet and delicious single serving dessert recipes. Each dessert recipe for one is tailored to provide all the flavors you desire but without waste or leftovers.
Treating yourself to a great dessert is an indulgence that you deserve. Whether you are looking for a great way to finish a meal or satisfying a craving for something sweet, a dessert is a pleasure that you give to yourself. From the time you decide to make your dessert to when you finish the last spoonful, you have that feeling of pleasure.

a small blueberry cobbler baked in a white dish on a trivet placed on top of a silver tray.

Blueberry Cobbler For One

Easy single serving blueberry cobbler recipe made with a handful of fresh or frozen blueberries and a few simple pantry ingredients.

frozen chocolate bananas

Frozen Chocolate Banana

A frozen chocolate banana makes the perfect treat! Made with just one banana, chocolate and sprinkles for fun. So easy to make and the perfect cure for a sweet craving.

an overhead view of a milkshake with a red straw next to the glass.

Strawberry Milkshake For One

This is the best strawberry milkshake recipe! It’s rich and creamy and can be made with fresh or frozen strawberries. It’s nothing like the fast-food milkshakes, this one is pure strawberry and it’s perfect.

four ladyfingers in a glass jar.

Small Batch Ladyfingers

Ladyfingers are light and airy sweet biscuits that are often used in desserts such as tiramisu but are also lovely little cookies to enjoy with coffee or tea. This easy ladyfingers recipe calls for just 4 ingredients!

a spice cake on a tray next to cinnamon sticks.

Mini Spice Cake

A tender and buttery spice cake packed with the warm flavors of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Easy to make and so much better than any boxed cake mix. This wonderful mini cake is perfect for serving one or two people.

Butter Pecan Ice Cream | One Dish Kitchen

Small Batch Butter Pecan Ice Cream

This fantastic Butter Pecan Ice Cream recipe will soon become your favorite! – No machine needed to make this rich, creamy, egg free, no churn ice cream. This ice cream is easy to make and has the wonderful butter pecan flavor we love.

a banana cream pie in a dessert bowl.

Banana Cream Pie For One

Homemade banana cream pie made with one banana, creamy vanilla pudding and a cookie crust. A deliciously rich single serving banana cream pie recipe.

Strawberry Shortcake For One | One Dish Kitchen

Easy Strawberry Shortcake For One

This Strawberry Shortcake recipe is the perfect size to satisfy a sweet tooth. One homemade buttery shortcake biscuit sliced in half and filled with sweet sliced strawberries and fresh whipped cream. Ready in minutes!

a plate of peanut butter cookies

Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are soft, chewy, and totally irresistible! They’re made with pantry staples and no chilling of the dough is required. Packed with peanut butter flavor, these cookies are so easy to make and can be ready in minutes.

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Small Batch Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookies

Small Batch DoubleTree Cookie Recipe – For the first time, DoubleTree Hotel has released their original chocolate chip cookie recipe and we’ve scaled down the ingredients to bring you a small batch version of these famous cookies!

tiramisu for one | one dish kitchen

Tiramisu For One

Easy Tiramisu recipe made with coffee-dipped ladyfingers (store-bought or homemade) surrounded by a lightly sweetened, creamy, egg-free filling. This wonderful no bake Italian dessert can be ready in minutes!

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Shamrock Shake

A homemade spin on the iconic fast food Shamrock Shake made with vanilla ice cream, milk, mint extract, and green food coloring. So easy to make!

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Guinness Float

A refreshing Guinness float recipe made with Guinness beer and ice cream then topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup. Incredibly delicious!

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Coconut Cream Pie For One

An easy single serving coconut cream pie recipe featuring a rich custard filling and topped with an simple meringue topping. Made with just one egg and plenty of toasted coconut, it’s the perfect dessert for one!

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Small Batch Peanut Butter Balls

These peanut butter balls are reminiscent of classic school lunchroom treats. This no bake dessert is made with just three ingredients and are so easy to make. This small batch yields the perfect amount for one or two people.

Tww Red Velvet Donuts with white frosting drizzeled on top served on a white plate

Small Batch Red Velvet Donuts

Fantastic Small Batch Red Velvet Donuts Recipe – these donuts are the best homemade donuts! Easy to make and topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting. This recipe makes about three to four of the best tasting donuts!

Mini King Cake | One Dish Kitchen

Mini King Cake

Celebrate Mardi Gras with this Mini King Cake recipe. A perfectly sweet, festive, tender and delicious king cake drizzled with icing and topped with colored sugar. Easy to make and the perfect size for serving one or two people.

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Welcome to One Dish Kitchen, I’m Joanie and I’m incredibly happy you’re here! Our aim is to inspire individuals with access to single serving recipes, education, and a supportive community that will enable them to enjoy the preparation of a meal that will nourish both body and soul.
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