Single Serving Dessert Recipes

Craving something sweet? Over 70 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.

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Peanut Butter Pie For One

Easy peanut butter pie recipe with a buttery graham cracker crust. This decadent and indulgent creamy peanut butter pie is made with just a few ingredients. It’s a single serving dessert that’s the perfect cure for a sweet craving.

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How To Make A Small Pie Crust

Easy, buttery pie crust recipe! If you’re cooking for one, you may not want to bake a standard sized pie, this single serving pie crust recipe is perfect to use when you’re craving a pie for one.

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Small Batch Apple Butter

This homemade apple butter is made in a slow cooker. It’s perfectly spiced and so easy to make. This small batch apple butter recipe comes with step-by-step instructions. It’s wonderful to spread on toast, to use in a recipe, or to give as a gift.

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“Quarter” Pound Cake

A classic pound cake recipe transformed into a “quarter” pound cake! Baked in a small baking dish this buttery, tender and golden mini cake recipe yields the perfect amount for one or two people.

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Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

If you’re a fan of chocolate and peanut butter, you will absolutely love these Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies. They’re also known as Peanut Butter Blossoms and they’re heavenly. This small batch cookie recipe will yield 6 Peanut Butter Blossom cookies.

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Apple Galette For One

This is the easiest Apple Galette recipe! This single serving dessert features chopped apples spooned into the center of an easy to make flour crust then topped with a mix of sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. There’s no need for any special dish. A galette is rustic, simple, and incredibly delicious!

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Soft Ginger Cookies

These big, soft ginger cookies are perfectly spiced and incredibly delicious. They have a melt in your mouth texture and are rolled in sugar before baking for a slight crunch. Easy to make, this small batch recipe yields 4 spectacular molasses ginger cookies.

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Cherry Pie Filling – A Small Batch Recipe

Small Batch Cherry Pie Filling Recipe – this wonderful recipe yields the perfect amount of cherry pie filling for a mini cherry pie. Cooks in minutes and can be made with fresh or frozen cherries. Enjoy as a pie filling, over pancakes, or even as a yogurt or ice cream topping.

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Icebox Cake For One

This is the best single serving icebox cake recipe! So easy to make and the perfect size for one person. It’s a light, no-bake cake made with a sweet cream filling and berries layered over graham crackers.

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Small Batch Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is so easy to make and this incredible small batch lemon curd recipe requires just 5 ingredients! Enjoy this sweet, tart, velvety smooth cream on just about everything – from desserts to pancakes to baked goods. Ready in minutes!

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Small Batch Shortbread Cookie Recipe

The buttery flavor and light texture makes them the perfect cookie to enjoy with coffee or tea. An added bonus is that they require very few ingredients and can be baked rather quickly.

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Bananas Foster For One

Bananas Foster is a decadent rum-laced dessert made with sliced bananas, brown sugar, and butter. This famous New Orleans dessert is typically served over ice cream and tastes absolutely amazing! This single serving recipe features steps for making Bananas Foster with a perfect flambé and also without the flame.

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Mini Banana Upside Down Cake

This incredible Banana Upside Down Cake is the perfect dessert to make if you have 1 banana to use. Caramelized bananas top a buttery, easy to make “quarter” pound cake. This mini upside down cake is the perfect size for one or two people. If you like bananas, you will absolutely LOVE this cake!

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Small Batch Lemon Bars

This is the best lemon bars recipe! Made with a buttery shortbread crust, this small batch recipe yields 3 to 4 small lemon bars – a wonderful amount for anyone cooking for one. The classic lemon filling is the perfect balance of tart and sweet. These bars are so easy to make too!

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Chocolate Rice Pudding For One

Chocolate Rice Pudding Recipe – chocolate and cocoa powder turn traditional rice pudding into the most incredibly delicious dessert! This easy to make “rice pudding for one” is rich, creamy, and filled with chocolate. Similar to the Filipino rice dish, Champorado and can be ready in under 30 minutes!

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake For One

An easy to make Pineapple Upside Down Cake made from scratch. This classic dessert features a tender, buttery cake with a perfectly caramelized pineapple slice and a cherry. This single serving treat is baked in a ramekin and is the perfect dessert for one.

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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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