10 Delicious Plum Recipes For Your Baby

Plum Recipes For Your Baby

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Are you planning to wean your baby? Have you started your baby on solid foods and now want to introduce new food choices like fruits?

If your doctor has given approval to start your baby on new foods, plum can be a great fruit to introduce. Read on to know some delicious and healthy plum recipes for baby that are perfect to feed your little one.

Here are 10 delicious plum baby food recipes that your little one will surely savour and relish!

1. Plum Puree:

Plum Puree

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Water – Room temperature and ice cold

How to:

  • To make plum puree for baby, firstly wash the plums and let dry. Add water in a pan and let it boil. Add the plums and let them stay in the boiling water for about 45 minutes.
  • In the meanwhile, put ice water in another pan and keep aside.
  • Using a spoon, remove the plums from the water and immediately put in the ice cold water. Use your fingers or a knife to peel off the skin.
  • Slice the plums from the middle and remove the seeds. Puree the plum in a blender or mash it till soft. You can add water or a bit of breast or formula milk to make it creamy.

[ Read: Grapefruit For Babies ]

2. Plum Puree With Plain Yogurt:

Plum Puree With Plain Yogurt

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Plain yogurt

How to:

  • Make plum puree using fresh plums as shown in previous recipe.
  • In a serving bowl, add plain yogurt and plum puree. Mix well and serve.

3. Oats Porridge With Plums:

Oats Porridge With Plums

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You need:

  • Oats
  • Milk
  • Fresh plums
  • Water

How to:

  • In a pan, add the milk and oats and cook according to porridge instructions on packet. Remove and keep aside.
  • In the meanwhile, boil water in a pan and add the plums. After about 45 seconds, take them out using a spoon. Place them in chilled water and remove the peel.
  • Once cool, mash the plums using your fingers.
  • Add the mashed plum to the oats porridge. A tasty plum recipe for baby!

4. Baked Plums With Cinnamon:

Baked Plums With Cinnamon

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Apple juice

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 200 degree C.
  • Slice plums in half and remove the seed. Place them in an oven-safe dish.
  • Add some apple juice and sprinkle some cinnamon powder over the top.
  • Cover the dish and bake for about 25 minutes or till the plums turn tender.
  • Once cool, remove the skin and mash using your fingers.

5. Roasted Plums With Yogurt:

Roasted Plums With Yogurt

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Yogurt
  • Vanilla pod or essence
  • Unsalted butter
  • Pure maple syrup

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 190 degree C.
  • Slice plums in half and remove the seed. Place them in an oven-safe dish with the cut portion on the top.
  • Place a small piece of the vanilla pod on each plum piece. Also add a little butter and a drop of maple syrup on each piece.
  • Place in the oven and roast for about 30 minutes or till the plums turn tender.
  • Once cool, remove skin, mash and serve as a puree mixed with yogurt.

[ Read: How To Make Tomato Puree For Baby ]

6. Frozen Plum Puree:

Frozen Plum Puree

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Water

How to:

  • Cut plums in half and remove seed.
  • In a pan, add water. Place the plums in the pan with the cut portion facing the water. Let it simmer on low to medium heat till plums turn tender.
  • Once cool, remove skin.
  • Add the plums and the water to a blender and make a puree. Add more water to get a liquidy consistency. Place into ice tray and freeze the baby plum puree.

7. Plum Jam:

Plum Jam

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Sugar (optional)
  • Ground allspice (optional)
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Water

How to:

  • Cut the plums in half and remove seeds. Place in a pan and add water and sugar. Let it boil till the plums are soft.
  • Remove from heat and puree. Add the puree back to the pan and add allspice and cinnamon. Cook on low heat till it becomes thick like jam. Remove and let it cool before storing.

[ Read: Strawberry Recipes For Babies ]

8. Plums And Bananas With Oats:

Plums And Bananas With Oats

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Banana
  • Rolled oats or baby oatmeal

How to:

  • Add the plums, banana and oats in a food processor and blend till smooth. Add oats if you want to make it thicker.

9. Warm Pureed Plum With Banana Cream:

Warm Pureed Plum With Banana Cream

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You need:

  • Fresh plums
  • Banana
  • Water

How to:

  • Put the plums in a pan and add water. Let it boil till the plums turn tender. Remove from water and blend to a puree. Remove.
  • Puree the banana in the blender. Place it in a bowl. Place a smaller portion of plum puree at the center of the banana puree.

10. Plum, Peach, Nectarine, Apricot And Thyme Puree:

Plum, Peach, Nectarine, Apricot And Thyme Puree

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You need:

  • Plums, peach, nectarine, apricot and thyme

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degree C.
  • Cut the fruits and remove seeds. Place in an oven-safe dish with cut portion facing down. Pour cold water over the fruits. Bake for about 40 minutes or till fruits are tender.
  • Once cool, remove the skin. Place fruits in a blender, add thyme and puree.

[ Read: Peach Recipes For Babies ]

These delicious plum recipes for babies are perfect for your baby from the sixth month on. Make sure you speak to your baby’s doctor before introducing something new.

Did you make any special plum recipes for your baby? At what age did you introduce plums to your baby?

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