Porridge with fruity compote
With thanks to Organix
A thoroughly fruity breakfast that the whole family can enjoy. Make sure you purée or mash the porridge and compote to the right texture for your little one. For little ones over 6 months this recipe can be served with a dollop of full-fat yoghurt for a tasty change.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10–30 minutes
Servings: Makes 6–8 servings
Stage: 7+ months
Can be frozen
For the compote:
1 medium apple, peeled, cored and diced
1 pear, peeled, cored and diced
3 large dates, cut into raisin-sized pieces
large handful of mixed dried fruit
grated zest and juice of 1 orange
pinch of ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of grated nutmeg
For the porridge:
55g (2oz/¼ cup) oats (gluten free if required)
250ml (8fl oz/1 cup) full-fat milk
½ tsp vanilla extract
- Put all the compote ingredients into a pan and cook over a low-medium heat until the fruits are tender, about 20 minutes. Top tip: stick the cloves into a piece of orange peel to prevent them from getting lost in the mixture.
- Remove the orange peel and cloves.
- For the porridge, combine the oats, milk and vanilla in a pan and stir over a medium heat until smooth and thick, about 10 minutes.
- Purée or mash the compote to the right texture for your little one, then serve the porridge with the warm winter fruit compote spooned on top.
This recipe is from The Organix Baby and Toddler Cookbook. For more yummy recipes buy the book here.
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