Apple and Ginger Puree

Yummy, sweet puree with a hint of ginger for baby. Taken from my Flavour-led Weaning Cookbook, this recipe is excellent for combating coughs, settling nausea and for tasting simply delicious! Watch the video to see more potential health benefits of this simple puree.


Makes 10 ice-cubes. Total prep and cooking time – less than 10 minutes


  • 2 sweet Gala apples (or any other sweet variety) – washed, peeled, cored, cubed
  • ¼ tsp minced ginger


Place the apples, 4-5 tablespoons of water and ginger in a saucepan and stir. Simmer (covered) on low heat for 6–8 minutes until the apples are tender. Pop into a food processor (or use a handheld blender) and blend until super smooth, adding extra cooled boiled water to thin the puree if necessary.

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~ TIP ~ Swap the ginger for a large pinch of ground cinnamon for a yummy apple and cinnamon puree.

This puree recipe forms part of my one-week feeding plan for weaning babies from 6 months. To follow my feeding plan, or for more puree recipes, read One-Week Feeding Plan: Safely Introduce Baby-Friendly Herbs and Spices for further details.

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