This Peach Baby Food Puree recipe is so delicious that you will not want to share it with your baby! Smooth and creamy, this homemade baby puree delivers a rich taste featuring naturally sweetened peaches and flecks of vanilla bean.
Peaches pack a powerful punch when it comes to nutrients for your baby.
- As a good source of vitamins C and A, peaches are a great immune-booster.
- They contain lutein, which supports eye health.
- Have phosphorus, which is crucial for building healthy bones and teeth.
- They are a good source of potassium, an important electrolyte that helps to regulate heartbeat.
- High in antioxidants which help reduce the risk of certain cancers.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 ounces
Age: 6+ months
- 3 fresh peaches or 1-12 ounce bag frozen peaches, do not thaw frozen peaches – use frozen
- 1/4 cup of water
- 1/8 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
- pinch nutmeg (optional)
- Prep: If using fresh peaches, peel and pit the peaches.
Cook: In a medium saucepan, add the peaches and water, and cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes (fresh peaches) – 10 minutes (frozen peaches).
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.
- 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.
- Blend: starting on low and increasing to high speed, puree the peaches until smooth and creamy.
- Eat: serve to your baby or freeze for later.
Age: 6+ months
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.