1 ripe pear (approximately 180g)
- Handheld blender or food processor
- Wash, peel, core and dice the pear.
- Place the pear and water in a small pan and simmer for about 15 minutes, until the fruit is very soft. Stir occasionally.
- Blend the pear with enough cooking water to make a smooth mixture, using a handheld blender or food processor. Serve warm.
You can vary the consistency of your pear purée baby food by simply adding a little more or less water. Why not try dessert apples, peaches, guava, plum, mango or apricot as delicious alternatives? Cool any leftovers and transfer to ice cube trays and freeze to provide convenient portions for future use.
Good to know
Pears are a delicious weaning food. To save time, build up a store of frozen fruit purée portions in your freezer. Choose 2-3 of your baby’s favourite fruits; that way you will always be ready with a delicious dessert at mealtimes or fruit purée to add to cereal for breakfast.
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