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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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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Easy Small Batch Donut Holes

This wonderful donut recipe yields 6 cinnamon sugar donut holes. Easy to make and no yeast needed! This small batch recipe is ideal for satisfying a donut craving. These homemade donut holes can be ready in minutes, no rolling required.

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Small Batch Oatmeal Cookies

This is the best oatmeal cookie recipe! This small batch of soft oatmeal cookies are ones you’ll want to keep in your cookie jar. Filled with oats and raisins, these cookies are buttery and crisp around the edges and soft and chewy in the centers. Better than Grandma’s!

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Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe

This is the best sugar cookie recipe! This small batch recipe is definitely one for your recipe box. These soft, lofthouse style sugar cookies melt in your mouth and are topped with a rich buttercream frosting. 

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Small Batch Flourless Chocolate Cookies

These flourless Chocolate Pecan Cookies are amazing! Rich, chewy, fudge-like, and loaded with pecans. This easy to make small batch recipe yields 5-6 irresistible chocolate pecan cookies. Made with cocoa powder, powdered sugar & chopped pecans. No flour, no butter, no oil needed.

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Small Batch Lace Cookies

Lovely Florentine Lace Cookies – these delicate, crisp lace cookies are easy to make and incredibly delicious! These thin cookies are a holiday favorite and this small batch cookie recipe yields 4-5 cookies.

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Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe

This gingerbread recipe is perfect for the holidays or any time of the year! It’s a small batch recipe that delivers a perfectly spiced small loaf of gingerbread. So easy to make and the perfect amount to serve one or two people.

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Small Batch Microwave Fudge

This is the easiest Microwave Fudge Recipe! All you need are chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and chopped nuts to make this rich single serving dessert. Perfect for gift giving or to satisfy a chocolate craving.

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Easy Keto Fat Bombs – A Small Batch Recipe

Keto Fat Bombs – this small batch fat bombs recipe requires only a few ingredients! Cream cheese, cream, a low carb sweetener, vanilla, and cinnamon. Fat bombs taste just like mini crustless keto cheesecakes and are perfect for anyone following a ketogenic diet.

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Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie For One

This is the BEST chocolate chip cookie recipe! Buttery, crisp edges and a warm, gooey center, this deep dish chocolate chip cookie can be baked in a ramekin and eaten with a spoon or baked on a cookie sheet. It’s so easy to make and is a delightful indulgent treat for one person.

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Pumpkin Cookies – A Small Batch Recipe

Pumpkin Cookies Recipe – these soft sugar cookies look just like mini pumpkin pies! A fun recipe for the holidays. Easy to make sugar cookies topped with an sweet, egg free pumpkin topping. An absolutely delicious small batch cookie recipe.

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Small Batch Pumpkin Bars

This is a wonderful small batch pumpkin bars recipe. Tender pumpkin bars topped with a rich and creamy cream cheese frosting. No need to make a big batch, this small batch recipe gives you the perfect amount to satisfy a sweet craving.

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The Easiest Apple Crisp Recipe

This is the easiest, best tasting Apple Crisp recipe! One apple baked in brown sugar, cinnamon and butter underneath an oat free, buttery topping. It’s the perfect size for a perfect dessert!

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Pecan Pie Recipe For One

This classic single serving pecan pie has all the flavors you love in a pecan pie. With a buttery shortbread crust and a rich, pecan filled filling, this wonderful dessert is perfect by itself or topped with whipped cream.

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