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Homemade Baby Food Recipes: Apple & Prune Puree

Prunes are the number one source of antioxidants for babies and they also help keep things moving along, so if your baby is prone to constipation, a couple cubes of this a day should help keep them regular!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Baby Food
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 ounces


  • 8 Organic Fuji Apples
  • 20 Organic Prunes dried plums
  • 8-10 oz water for a thicker puree, use less water


  • Wash the apples. Cut in half and remove seeds and stems.
  • Cut each half into 4-6 pieces
  • Remove pits from prunes (or - timesaver: get pitted prunes!)
  • Put apples, prunes, and water into a large pot.
  • Cover and turn the burner on high.
  • Cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour everything into a blender, puree until smooth.
  • Pour into ice cube trays and allow it to cool. Cover/wrap, and freeze.
  • Thaw in the fridge the night before use, or thaw by putting the ice cube in a bowl over a bowl of hot water on the counter to defrost.


Spice up your baby's food! Add a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, or allspice to this recipe!
1 ice cube = 1 oz of food
Adapted from BabyLove