First apple puree

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Apples are ideal first fruits as they are easy to digest and unlikely to cause allergies. It’s a good idea to taste the fruit first yourself to make sure its naturally sweet.

Ingredients

2 sweet eating apples e.g. Pink Lady, Royal Gala or Jazz Apples

4 to 5 tbsp water or pure apple juice

Method

Peel, halve, core and chop the apples. Put into a heavy based saucepan with the water or apple juice. Cover and cook over a low heat for 6 to 8 minutes until really tender.

Puree in a food processor or place in a bowl and use a hand blender. Freeze in individual portions.

You could also steam the apples for 7 to 8 minutes until tender. If steaming you can add some of the boiled water from the bottom of the steamer to thin out the puree.

Prep: 3 minutes

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Cook: 8 minutes

Makes: 4 portions

Suitable for freezing

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