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Baby Pear-Plum Combination Puree

This same method can be used for other fruit combinations when making homemade baby food.

Source: Martha Stewart Living Television


  • 1 1/2 pounds pears, washed, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 pounds ripe plums, pitted and quartered


  1. Simmer pears and plums, covered, in a large saucepan with 1/3 cup water until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain; reserve cooking liquid. Transfer fruit to a blender. Working in small batches, blend until smooth. Add up to 1/3 cup boiled and cooled water if needed. Pass mixture through a fine sieve for the smoothest texture. Fill 1/4-cup plastic containers or ice-cube trays with puree.

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