Steamed Cherry Puree for Babies

Recipe adapted from Natural Baby Food: Over 150 Wholesome, Nutritious Recipes for Your Baby and Toddler by Dr. Sonali Ruder. You'll need a steamer basket and blender or food processor to puree the cherries. Adjust the number of cherries to the amount of puree you'd like to make.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 24 cherries pitted


  • Place the cherries in a steamer basket over boiling water. Steam 3 minutes or until tender.
  • Transfer cherries to blender or food processor and blend until smooth. If using a blender, cover open top with a towel instead of the blender lid to insure that hot liquid won't spray out.
  • Let cool and serve.