Homemade peach and plum baby food recipes

Published by 
Jess Miller
Last updated: 
July 23, 2014
Peaches and Plum fruits

Peaches and plums are both stone fruit. Sharing this similarity it is little surprise that they combine so nicely to make delicious baby meals. Below you will find some delicious baby food recipes featuring peaches and plums that, if nothing else, will definitely give you some great ideas for future recipes.

Remember, always consult with your pediatrician before introducing your baby to new foods and recipes.

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Peach and plum baby puree

The simplest peach and plum baby recipe in terms of ingredients. Simply mixing the two fruits together will leave your baby with a delicious meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 peach (pitted and halved)
  • 1 plum (pitted and halved)

Directions:

  1. Place peach and plum halves into the microwave for 1 minute.
  2. (Caution: burn hazard) Remove peach and plum halves from the microwave and leave to cool before peeling the skin.
  3. Puree peach and Plum halves in a blender (or puree appliance of choice).
  4. Serve to your baby as is or freeze for later.

Bonus Tip: You can make this recipe even more wholesome by adding 1/4 cup of great milk or baby formula.

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Peach and plum baby smoothie

Smoothies are a delicious and simple way to sneak extra nutrients into your babies diet. If your baby hates whole and textured foods, simply hide them in a creamy and delicious smoothie.

Ingredients:

  • 1 peach (peeled, pitted and quartered)
  • 1 Plum (peeled, pitted and quartered
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup breast milk (or formula or plain milk)

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Serve to your baby. Yep. that simple.
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Baked peach and plum baby compote

It's amazing how baking Peaches and plums can change their flavor so dramatically. Fortunately, this change in flavor can only be described as delicious and many babies agree.

Ingredients:

  • 3 peach (pitted and halved)
  • 3 Plums (pitted and halved)
  • (optional) 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • (Optional) 1 dash of pure vanilla essence

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. Place the peaches into a baking pan (sprinkle on your optional ingredients here).
  3. Bake in the oven for 25 - 40 minutes or until the peaches and plums are soft and skin has wrinkled.
  4. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  5. Mash with a fork or puree according to your babes preferred food consistency
  6. Serve warm

Bonus Tip: You can make this recipe even more wholesome by adding 1/4 cup of great milk or baby formula.

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Peach and plum purple

The addition of beetroot to this recipe not only provides your baby with essential nutrients but also gives the baby food a lovely purple color

Ingredients:

  • 4 peach (pitted and halved)
  • 6 plums (pitted and halved)
  • 3 beets (washed and peeled)
  • Apple juice (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Place all ingredients in a baking pan and cook for 20 - 30 minutes or until fruit is soft and skin has puckered and wrinkled.
  3. While still hot, mash with a fork or puree to your babes proffered consistency (add apple juice if you need to thin the puree).
  4. Once mashed or pureed serve to your baby. Place excess in ice cube tray and freeze for later. Freezes for up to 2 months.
  5. Serve to your baby as is or freeze for later.

Adapted from this recipe.

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Peach and plum baby oatmeal

A tasty and simple solution to what your baby can have for breakfast. Simply prepare this recipe the night before and it will be cooked and waiting for when you wake up in the morning. This recipe requires a crock pot.

Ingredients:

  • 2 small peaches (peeled, pitted, sliced)
  • 4 plums (Peeled, pitted, sliced)
  • 3 cups steel cut oats
  • 8 cups of breast milk (or formula or just milk)
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla essence
  • (optional)1 tablespoon cinnamon

Directions:

  1. For smaller chunks of fruit, place peaches and plums into a food processor and pulse until your babies preferred chunkiness is reached. (skip this step if your baby loves chunky baby food)
  2. Brush a crockpot with olive oil (to make cleaning easier) and combine all ingredients. Cook on low heat for 8 hours.
  3. Remove oatmeal mix and either mash or puree, adding extra breast milk as needed.
  4. Serve warm.
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Peach plum and raisins

A simple and delicious baby dish.

Ingredients:

  • 2 peaches (pitted and halved)
  • 2 plums (pitted and halved)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (can be substituted for sultanas)

Directions:

  1. Soak raisins overnight in a bowl of filtered water to make the raisins plump and juicy.
  2. Place your plum and peach halves in the microwave and cook for 1 minute on high.
  3. (Caution: burn hazard) Remove peach and plum halves from the microwave and leave to cool before carefully peeling the skin.
  4. Place all ingredients in a blender until your babies desired consistency is reached.
  5. Serve warm.
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Peach and banana teething soother popsicle

Hot and bothered baby? Popsicle time. Teething, grouchy baby? Popsicle time. Happy baby? Popsicle time. There is never a bad time for a popsicle.

Depending on the size of your popsicle mold this will make up to 8 popsicles.

Ingredients:

  • 1 fresh peach (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 plum
  • 1 cup yogurt (all natural)
  • 1/2 cup apple juice

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender (or puree appliance of choice).
  2. Blend until a smooth consistency is reached.
  3. Pour the mixture into your popsicle molds.
  4. Freeze overnight.
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Peach and plum baby bonanza

Looking for a tasty way to add the highly nutritious quinoa to your babies diet?

Ingredients:

  • 1 peach (peeled, pitted and diced)
  • 1 plum (peeled pitted and diced)
  • 1/2 cup of white quinoa
  • apple juice (unsweetened)

Directions:

  1. Cook the quinoa following the directions on the box but substitute water for apple juice.
  2. Add peach and plum and cooked quinoa to the food processor (or pureeing appliance of choice).
  3. Blend until desired consistency is reached.
  4. (Optional) Add filtered water if the puree is too thick.
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Do you know any homemade baby food recipes prominently featuring peach and plums? If you have a recipe or modification you would love to share, leave it below.

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