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Apricot Baby Food

Learn how to make easy homemade Apricot Baby Food, with both puree and BLW options. Find storage tips and baby food combinations, too.

– Apricots: Look for ripe, fresh apricots without blemishes. Apricots can be very (very tart), so the fresher, more local the better.  – Unsalted butter

Ingredients Needed:

If you have the option, choose local, very fresh apricots if possible. Halve the apricots and remove the pits. Slice into 1-inch slices.

Step 1.

Add the butter to a skillet over medium heat. When melted, add the apricot slices and stir gently to coat.

Step 2.

Cook for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the fruit is soft but still holding together. Remove from heat. Let cool slightly and serve BLW-style.

Step 3.

Or, add fruit to a blender and blend until smooth, adding 1-2 tablespoons water, formula, or breastmilk until you reach the desired consistency.

Step 4.

Store the puree or slices in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days, or freeze the baby food for longer term.

Step 5.

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If the puree is very tart after blending, add a ripe banana or 1 cup applesauce to help even out the flavors.