Easy single serving recipes that are perfect for those learning how to cook. These recipes are ideal for teachers teaching students remotely or in the classroom. They are also wonderful for parents and caregivers to use to teach children how to cook.
Learn to Cook with Easy Recipes
Here at One Dish Kitchen, we focus on creating single serving recipes. Through our new Recipes for Beginners section, we hope to make learning to cook easy and empowering.
Beginners of all ages can learn culinary skills with recipes that are simple to make.
Teaching Students to Cook
For teachers, whether through homeschooling, remote teaching, or in-class teaching, we have a few tips to help get the students started:
Review with your student the cooking task first.
Walk through the recipe, discuss what equipment is needed and safe practices.
Give them the space they need to try following the recipe on their own. If they start to struggle, step in to help.
Kitchen Safety Rules
Easy Breakfast Recipes
This big, bakery style Blueberry Muffin is loaded with plump, sweet blueberries and can be baked in a ramekin. It’s got a tender texture and wonderful buttery flavor. If you love blueberries, you’ll be glad to know that you’re likely to find juicy blueberries in every single bite!
How To Make Pancakes for One - this easy recipe includes a step by step VIDEO showing how to make a stack of three soft, fluffy pancakes. These pancakes taste great on their own, but are also perfect for add-ins like chocolate chips or mashed banana.
Enjoy with your favorite toppings: butter, syrup, fruit, and more.
These Cheesy Baked Eggs are are a great way to start the day! In this easy to make, single serving baked eggs recipe, two eggs are mixed with cream or milk, blended with cheese and seasonings and baked in a ramekin. This low carb, delicious breakfast can be ready in under 20 minutes.
These drop biscuits are so easy to make and are the best tasting, soft and buttery biscuits! Ready in 20 minutes, this small batch recipe delivers the perfect number of biscuits to serve one or two people. Easy step by step instructions included in the recipe.
Easy Dessert Recipes
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.
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!
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.
This two ingredient chocolate cake recipe is truly amazing! Just an egg and melted chocolate are the only ingredients you need to make this decadent treat. This single serving flourless chocolate cake will crave your most intense chocolate craving and it's so easy to make too!
Easy Dinner Recipes
Pizza Monkey Bread, a fun twist on traditional pepperoni pizza! Easy to make, this savory monkey bread is made with refrigerated biscuit dough, cheese, and pepperoni all baked in a small baking dish. Recipe makes enough to serve one or two people. Step-by-step video can be found in the recipe.