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Small gray bowl filled with a peach puree for baby.

Get the recipe: Peach Baby Puree (Stage One)

5 stars (8 ratings)
Smooth and creamy, this homemade Peach Baby Puree delivers big on taste with naturally sweetened peaches and flecks of vanilla bean.

Ingredients 

  • 3 fresh peaches or 1-12 ounce bag frozen peaches, do not thaw frozen peaches - use frozen
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1/2 vanilla bean pod (optional)
  • pinch nutmeg (optional)

Instructions 

  • Prep: If using fresh peaches, peel and pit the peaches.
    Cutting board with peaches, vanilla bean and cloves.
  • Cook: In a medium saucepan, add the peaches and water, cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes (fresh peaches) - 10 minutes (frozen peaches).
    Small silver saucepan full of frozen peaches for baby food.
  • Vanilla Bean: Meanwhile, cut the vanilla bean pod in half and then slice open lengthwise. Take the back of your knife or spoon and scrape out all of the vanilla bean, reserve a big pinch.
  • Add Spices: right before the peaches are done cooking, add in the vanilla and nutmeg (or any other spices you prefer) and stir until incorporated. Cook for 1 more minute.
    Small silver saucepan full of simmer peaches.
  • Transfer: Using a slotted spoon, transfer the peaches to a blender or food processor, leaving all excess water in the saucepan. You do not want to add any additional liquids or the puree might be too thin.
    Blender full of cooked peaches.
  • Blend: starting on low and increasing to high speed, puree the peaches until smooth and creamy.
    Blender full of pureed peaches for baby.
  • Eat: serve to baby or freeze for later.
    Small gray bowl filled with a peach puree for baby.

Notes

Age: from 4-6 months and up
Yield: 12 ounces
Storage: Fridge – store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 4 months.
Adding Spices: you can also add in a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, pumpkin pie mix or allspice into this puree before blending. 
 

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