Spiced Pumpkin Cake

Perfect for using up your pumpkin carving leftovers, this cake is moist, warm and hearty. Topped with a cream cheese frosting and three layers of sponge, it makes a great crowd pleaser. Serves 12. Cake ingredients 220g soft, unsalted butter 270g strong white bread flour 440g soft dark brown sugar 350g pumpkin purée 4 eggs…

Apple purée

Apples are a great first taste for babies as they are sweet and light, making them easy to digest. The best apples to use are Braeburn, Sweet Delicious Red Delicious. If you want to give your purée an extra taste, you could add a little cinnamon to give it some warmth.  This recipe is suitable…

Parsnip purée

Parsnips are naturally sweet and a great autumn/winter root vegetable, making them a great first taste for babies. This recipe is suitable for 4 months+ and is a great option for spoon fed weaning. Makes approximately 3 portions. Suitable for freezing. Ingredients 1 large parsnip Breast or formula milk Method Preheat the over to 200…

Carrot puree

Carrots are a great first taste as they are naturally sweet. This recipe is suitable for 4 months+ and is a great option for spoon fed weaning. Makes approximately 3 portions. Suitable for freezing.   Ingredients 1 large carrot Breast or formula milk Method Peel and chop the carrot into slices then boil for 6-8…

Roasted butternut squash puree

A great first taste for your little one to try aged 6 months+. Butternut squash is naturally sweet and roasting it gives an even better flavour – a great option for spoon fed weaning. Makes approximately 8 portions. Suitable for freezing. Ingredients 1 butternut squash Breast or formula milk Method Preheat the oven to 200…

Baby Eton Mess

A really simple recipe for a tasty baby dessert that’s great for weaning and toddlers. Ingredients 1 strawberry 1 small baby yoghurt 1 biscotti/ baby biscuit Method Chop a strawberry up into baby bite size pieces Pour a small baby yoghurt or fromage frais over the top Crumble a small baby biscotti up, scatter and…