Apricot Purée for baby

Apricots are a really good source of fibre, which can be super helpful if your little one is prone to constipation. 

They also contain vitamin C and iron, two nutrients that are really important from 6 months of age and perfectly paired together as vitamin C helps the iron go where it’s needed in the body.

Apricot Puree

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 5
Calories 49 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 100 g dried apricots
  • 150 ml water
  • pinch ground ginger
  • pinch cinnamon
  • breastmilk formula, milk or water as needed

Instructions
 

  • Chop the apricots in small pieces.
  • Place the apricots and water in a small saucepan and bring to the boil
  • reduce heat and simmer until tender – about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and blend with a food blender or food processor, until smooth.
  • If you are concerned that the purée is too thick, you can add breastmilk, formula milk or whole milk (note this is an allergen) to get the right consistency.
  • Add a little cinnamon and ginger to enhance the flavour.

Notes

Nutrition per 20g serving: 49 Kcal and 0.14g Fat
Any allergens present: milk (if added)
Age suitability: 6 months+
Keyword apricot puree

With thanks to Maria Pavlidou for her help in designing this recipe.

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