Rice Pudding with Peach
• 1 fresh ripe peach (approximately 110g, stone removed)
• 30g uncooked risotto rice
• 60 ml (4tbsp) of baby’s usual milk*
*This can be expressed breast milk or baby’s usual milk made up according to the instructions on pack.Utensils
Making rice pudding for babies is simple, easy, and doesn’t take very long either. It’s also a great way to introduce them to new tastes and textures. In this recipe, soft risotto rice is combined with baby’s usual milk* and the delicious taste of ripe peach. All it takes is the right ingredients and a saucepan, and within no time at all you’ll have a lovely baby rice pudding.
This baby rice pudding recipe is designed for children eight months or older (what we term as ‘Stage 3’). It combines a common family food, rice, with a fruit they’re likely to come across time and time again. The taste of peach makes the rice pudding more exciting, while the texture of the food is ideal for babies who are beginning to chew. It’s easy to introduce your little one to fruit as part of a warm rice pudding recipe.
This dish is served warm, helping your child get used to different temperatures in their food. In fact, it’s one of our favourite rice recipes for babies. Read the recipe to find out how to make it.
Remember: recipes from previous stages are still suitable for your growing child.
1. Wash, peel and finely dice the stoned peach.
2. Place the diced peach, rice and milk into a saucepan with 100ml water. Heat gently and bring to the boil, then simmer for 15-20 minutes until the rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Do not add any sugar.
To increase your baby’s milk consumption, replace the water with baby’s usual milk. Always test the temperature of the food before serving it.
Rice Pudding with Peach Good to Know
To make a variation on this rice pudding for babies, you could swap the ripe peach for another soft fruit that can be cooked, such as apple or pear. Just finely dice your fruit and make sure it has been peeled and any stones or pips removed.