Baby’s First Porridge: Apple and Peach

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This may not look appealing but my 5 month old loooooooves this.
Use any fruit you like! I posted my Apple and Pear version earlier this week. 
This can be freezed as it thaws and reheats nicely. I’d needed add a few drops of cooled boiled water when reheating to thin it slightly. 
The consistency can be easily thinned with a little cooled boiled water or thickened with more oat cereal. Each baby’s preference on consistency can differ. Tweak this to suit your baby. 
You can cook the oat cereal and fruit all at once but I find it goes too gluggy. 
I make batches of oat cereal at a time to prevent needing to blitz the oats first each time. See my Oat Cereal recipe here.
This made 6 small containers worth of porridge. 
Baby's First Porridge: Pear and Apple
Serves 6
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
  1. 40g rolled oats or oat cereal
  2. 3 apples cored, peeled and chopped roughly
  3. 3 peaches cored, peeled and chopped roughly
  4. 4 tmx measuring cups of warm water
  1. Place oats into bowl.
  2. Blitz for 30 seconds on speed 9.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Add fruit and water to bowl.
  5. Cook for 10 minutes, speed 2 at 100 degrees.
  6. Once done, add oats.
  7. Mix on speed 6 for 30 seconds to combine well and cook the oat cereal through using the heat of the fruit.
  8. Spoon into containers, cool then pop into the freezer.
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By |2014-05-08T03:02:52+00:00February 6th, 2014|Categories: Baby, Breakfast|2 Comments

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Peta is a mum to three gorgeous and very energetic young boys. She loves everyday food that is achievable for a busy family, and has a passion for involving children in cooking.


  1. fyona January 31, 2015 at 8:20 pm - Reply

    OMG!!! Just made this for my 22week wee man and he ate 2 bowls -and my 8 year old having a bowl too!!! Fantastic easy recipe- Thank you, thank you, thank you

  2. Ashleigh May 1, 2015 at 2:57 am - Reply

    Thank you for all of your beautiful, thoughtful and nutritious recipes for our little ones. I’m scrolling through them now.

    One thing i just wanted to let you know, the link above to your oat cereal recipe doesn’t seem to be working? I’ve tried it a couple of times. Anyway, thanks again. My 8.5month old little girl also thanks you too!

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