Celebrate the flavors of the fall in an easy peasy custard recipe. With just 4 simple ingredients, you can whip up a healthy and tasty meal (or call it dessert!) for your baby and the entire family. Sweet potatoes, apples, milk and eggs combine to create a dish that is truly full of Fall flavor. When you add in a pinch or two of pumpkin pie or apple pie spice, this humble custard really bursts forth with warm deliciousness. This custard recipe is suitable for babies 8 months of age and older due to the use of milk and eggs. Please be sure to ask your pediatrician about offering your baby eggs and milk (in a baked good, not as a drink) as recommendations for introducing allergenic foods have been changing. It is now thought that holding off on introducing allergenic foods (eggs, dairy, wheat, peanuts etc..) is not necessary; waiting to introduce these foods has not been proven to stop a food allergy from developing.
- 1/4 cup of applesauce
- 1/4 cup of sweet potato
- 1/4 cup of whole milk (you may substitute rice, soy or nut milk if desired)
- 1 whole egg
- pumpkin or apple pie spice (just a pinch or 2)
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Step 2: Whisk together all ingredients and pour into ramekins (may fill only 2 ramekins)/
Step 3: Bake for 15-25 minutes depending on size and depth of ramekin – please watch the baking process so burning does not occur!
Mash for baby and mix in yogurt or another fruit sauce such as blueberry or peach.
Will not puree well but will freeze well.