Baby Recipe Apple Elderberry Puree

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Total time: 45 min

For about 20 baby portions:


Elderberries, like all wild fruits, are rich in valuable ingredients Besides magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, they contain the vitamins panthothenic acid, B1, B2, provitamin A and a lot of vitamin C. Favorable for baby nutrition is the low acidity: babies hardly get sore from elderberries. Unfortunately, elderberries are rarely available in stores. But now they ripen everywhere in fields and forests.

But never eat the berries raw: this leads to nausea and vomiting.

Rinse berries, drain well and pluck from the stems. (Be careful, the berries stain strongly). Peel apples, cut into eighths and remove core. Immediately mix with the juice of one lemon. Place elderberries, apple pieces and apple juice in a saucepan, bring to a gentle boil and simmer over low heat for a good 5 minutes. Puree.

Freeze the completely cooled puree in portions in ice cube trays. When the puree is frozen, you can pack the cubes together in a bag. This way you will always have smallest portions ready to thaw.

Cereal porridge (made of 20 g cereal flakes, 0.1 liter of water, 2 fruit portions and 1 tablespoon of butter) or as a dessert.

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