This Roasted Banana + Cinnamon Baby Food Puree recipe is a great first puree for baby! We roast the bananas to bring out their deep rich flavor and when paired with a dash of bold cinnamon, this puree will be baby’s (and your) favorite! Great baby food for 4 months and up – stage 1 baby food. 

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REASONS TO LOVE THIS Roasted Banana + Cinnamon BABY FOOD RECIPE:

  • easy to make – 2-ingredients
  • healthy – full of nutrients for growing baby
  • delicious – full of flavor
  • baby food for 4 months and up – stage 1 baby food
  • great with your favorite homemade baby cereal
  • freezer-friendly
  • smooth and creamy 

SUPER TIP FOR THIS Roasted Banana + Cinnamon BABY FOOD RECIPE:

This roasted banana puree is great mixed with plain yogurt, ricotta cheese or canned coconut milk for baby and over vanilla bean ice cream for you! To help avoid the banana puree becoming brown, make sure you freeze immediately after pureeing.

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Get the recipe: Roasted Bananas + Cinnamon Baby Food Puree

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Ingredients 

  • 5 bananas
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup water broth, breast milk or formula

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silicon mat.
  • Peel and cut the bananas in half lengthwise.
  • Place the bananas on baking sheet and roast for 12 minutes or until they just start to turn brown.
  • Let cool slightly.
  • Transfer the bananas and cinnamon to a blender or food processor and puree for 1-2 minutes or until smooth, adding liquid in 1/4 cup increments until you reach your desired consistency.

Notes

Age: from about 4 months and up
Yield: 25 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freezer – can be frozen for up to 4 months (this and this are my favorite freezer storage containers).
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Super Tip: This roasted banana puree is great mixed with plain yogurt, ricotta cheese or canned coconut milk for baby and over vanilla bean ice cream for you! To help avoid the banana puree becoming brown, make sure you freeze immediately after pureeing.

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