14 Healthy Plum Baby Food Recipes

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Plum may be a good fruit to introduce to your baby if your doctor has agreed to start your little one on new foods. Plums are an excellent fruit for everyone because they are low in cholesterol, high in fiber, sodium free as well as rich in vitamin A and C. Besides, the powerful anti-oxidants found in them help protect your body against serious diseases such as cancer. Moreover, the soluble fiber (pectin) found in plums help reduce the cholesterol levels of the body. Plums also help with constipation. Read this post at VKool.com to know some delicious plum baby food recipes.

14 Healthy Plum Baby Food Recipes, Cook It Right Now

1. Plum Puree

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Plum baby food recipes are not only easy to make but also delicious and healthy. Click To Tweet


  • Water – Room temperature plus ice cold
  • Fresh plums


  1. First of all, wash the plums and allow it to dry. Next, add water in one pan and bring it to a boil.
  2. Then, add the plums and allow them to stay in that boiling water for around 45 minutes.
  3. In the meanwhile, in another pan, put ice water and set aside.
  4. After this, take the plums out of the water with the help of a spoon and immediately place in that ice cold water. Now peel off the skin using a knife or your fingers.
  5. Slice these plums from the middle and then remove their seeds.
  6. Mash the plum till soft or puree it in a blender. In order to make it creamy, you can add a bit of formula or breast milk or water.

2. Baked Plums With Cinnamon

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Here are detailed instructions to make this plum baby food. This recipe is best for baby from the sixth months on.


  • 4 plums
  • Cinnamon
  • Apple juice


  1. Preheat your oven to 400ºF.
  2. Next, halve the plums and remove the pits. Then, place them in an oven-proof, small dish.
  3. Add apple juice (some tbsp) and now sprinkle that cinnamon over the top.
  4. Cover and bake in your oven for about 20-25 minutes, until these plums are tender.
  5. Cool, remove its skins (if desired).
  6. Finally, puree or mash it.

Read on: 28 Health And Beauty Advantages Of Cinnamon

3. Creamy Plum Popsicles

This recipe is suitable for the seventh months on.


  • ½ cup of fresh plums, pitted, peeled, and chopped
  • 1/3 cup of pureed peach
  • 2/3 cup of homemade yogurt
  • Drop vanilla essence


  1. First of all, combine all these ingredients in one bowl.
  2. Next, spoon into the popsicle moulds and then freeze until firm.
  3. Simply crush that frozen mixture in one bowl and serve using a spoon if your little one is too young in order to handle popsicles.

4. Plum Puree With Plain Yogurt

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This is also one of the best healthy plum baby food recipes you should try.


  • Fresh plums
  • Plain yogurt


  1. The first step is to make a plum puree with fresh plums as indicated in the initial recipe.
  2. Then, add plum puree and plain yogurt in a serving bowl.
  3. Finally, mix well and serve.

Read on: 11 Healthy Fruit Smoothie Recipes Using Yogurt For Summer

5. Plum And Pork With Potato Gnocchi


  • 1 cup of pork loin
  • ½ cup of ripe plums, skin plus stone removed
  • A small pinch of dried sage
  • 3/8 cup of apple juice

For the potato gnocchi:

  • 1 1/2 cups of potato, peeled and sliced
  • 1/8 cup of flour


  1. First, pour this apple juice into one small saucepan and next simmer these plums until they are tender.
  2. Drain these plums and reserve the juice. Then, puree them and add some of the juice to make a smooth sauce.
  3. At the same time, cook the pork.
  4. Then, drain the pork and now stir it into this plum sauce, together with the sage.
  5. In order to prepare the gnocchi, you simmer these potatoes in water until the fork tender.
  6. Drain, and then puree these potatoes in one food processor.
  7. Gradually add the flour, until this mixture is smooth plus a little sticky. Roll this potato mixture out on one floured surface and create it into one ‘sausage’, around ½-inch thick.
  8. Now cut this ‘sausage’ into 1-inch lengths and press it across the prongs of one fork to shape each piece. After this, roll it.
  9. Bring a water saucepan to the boil. Thereafter, drop in the gnocchi about 3-4 minutes.
  10. Finally, serve with the plum sauce and pork, together with steamed veggies (preferably carrots).

6. Oats Porridge With Plums

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This is a hearty plum recipe for your baby! How to make this plum baby food? Here are easy steps for you to follow:


  • Milk
  • Oats
  • Fresh plums
  • Water


  1. Add the oats and milk in a pan, and cook as per porridge instructions on the packet. Then, remove and set aside.
  2. Boil water in one pan at the same time and later add the plums. Take them out with a spoon after about 45 seconds. Now put them in chilled water and then remove the peel.
  3. Mash the plums with your fingers once cool.
  4. Finally, add the mashed plum to that oats porridge.

7. Roasted Plums With Yogurt

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  • Yogurt
  • Fresh plums
  • Unsalted butter
  • Vanilla pod or essence
  • Pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 190 ºC.
  2. Next, slice the plums in half and then remove the seed.
  3. Now place them in one oven-safe dish using the cut portion on its top.
  4. Put a small vanilla pod piece on each plum piece. You can also add one drop of maple syrup and a little butter on each piece.
  5. Place in that oven and now roast for about half an hour or till the plums are tender.
  6. Remove skin and mash once cool.
  7. Lastly, serve as one puree mixed with yogurt.

8. Frozen Plum Puree

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  • Fresh plums
  • Water


  1. The first step is to cut the plums in half and later remove the seed.
  2. Add water in a pan. In the pan, place the plums with its cut portion that face the water. Allow it to simmer on low – medium heat until plums turn tender.
  3. Remove skin once cool.
  4. To a blender add the water and the plums and make a puree.
  5. Add more water if needed to obtain a liquid consistency.
  6. Then, place into the ice tray and now freeze this plum puree.

9. Plum Jam

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This is also one of the easiest plum baby food recipes.


  • Fresh plums
  • Ground allspice (optional)
  • Sugar (optional)
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Water


  1. Cut these plums in half and next remove seeds. Then, place it in a pan and add sugar and water. Allow it to boil until the plums are soft.
  2. Remove from the heat and puree.
  3. Then, add your puree back to that pan and add cinnamon and allspice.
  4. Now cook on low heat until it turns thick like jam.
  5. Lastly, remove and keep it to cool before storing.

10. Warm Pureed Plum And Banana Cream

This is a healthy plum baby food.


  • Banana
  • Fresh plums
  • Water


  1. In a pan, place the plums and add water. Allow it to boil till the plums become tender.
  2. Remove from the water and then blend to a puree.
  3. Puree this banana in your blender. After this, place it in one bowl.
  4. Now, at banana puree’s central, place one smaller portion of the plum puree.

Read on: 20 Easy And Healthy Smoothie Recipes With Banana For Breakfast

11. Bananas And Plums With Oats

bananas and plums with oats


  • Fresh plums
  • Banana
  • Baby oatmeal or rolled oats


  1. In a food processor, add the plums, oats, and banana and then blend until smooth.
  2. Add oats if desired to make it thicker.

12. Plum, Peach, Apricot, Nectarine And Thyme Puree

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  • Plums
  •  Peach
  • Nectarine
  •  Apricot and thyme


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºC.
  2. Cut all the fruits and remove the seeds.
  3. Now place in one oven-safe dish with the cut portion facing down. Then, pour cold water over these fruits.
  4. After this, bake for around 40 minutes or till the fruits are tender.
  5. Remove the skin once cool. Place fruits in one blender, add thyme and finally, puree.

13. Plum Chicken

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  • 1 chicken breast
  • 3 plums


  1. The first step is to peel, pit plus cut the plums into dices
  2. Then, cut the chicken breast into dices
  3. Now add plums and chicken to a saucepan and also add a cup of water
  4. Simmer until this chicken is cooked totally.
  5. Puree, mash or chop as needed for the texture preferences of your baby.

Read on: 10 Health And Nutritional Advantages Of Chicken For Everyone

14. Peach And Plum Purple


  • 4 peach, pitted and halved
  • 3 beets, washed and peeled
  • 6 plums, pitted and halved
  • Apple juice (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Place all the ingredients into one baking pan and now cook for around 20 – 30 minutes or until the fruit is soft and the skin has wrinkled and puckered.
  3. While it is still hot, you mash using a fork or puree it, you can add apple juice if needed to thin the puree.
  4. Once pureed or mashed, serve to your baby.
  5. You can put the excess in the ice cube tray and then freeze for later. You can preserve it in the fridge for up to two months.
  6. Finally, serve to your little one.

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These delicious plum baby food recipes are perfect for your little one from the 6 months+. Remember to consult with your pediatrician prior to introducing your little one to new recipes and foods. Did you make any plum recipes for your little one? Now share your experience with other moms in the comment section.

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