How to make a banana compote: ideal recipe for babies

The compotes and fruit porridge they are a deliciously nutritious option when the baby goes from breastfeeding to solid feeding, although it is true that breastfeeding becomes the primary option, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).

In fact, as regards their own fruit compotes, we must bear in mind that at the beginning it is not possible to elaborate them with all the fruits, since at the beginning it is very important to choose only those that are unlikely to cause allergic reactions, especially when it is passed to complementary feeding from 6 months.

As we already mentioned on another occasion, it is advisable at first not to mix them, so always start with one of them, and leave a margin of between 3 to 4 days to give the next fruit. For example, you can start with the applesauce at the beginning, after a few days try the pear compote, and finally finish with the banana compote (since the bananastands out as one of the recommended fruits in this regard).

Precisely for this reason, on this occasion we propose a wonderful banana compote recipe, which stands out for being delicious and nutritious. Do you dare to prepare it? It is extremely easy and simple.

How to make a banana compote for babies from 6 months

The banana compote It is one of the favorite compotes among babies. You know why? Fundamentally for its texture, which stands out for being extremely soft, and for its delicate flavor, which is characterized by being sweeter than pear and apple.


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 teaspoon of water

Preparation of banana compote:

It is very simple. You just have to peel the banana, removing its skin and cutting it into pieces. Place them in the blender glass and add a teaspoon of water if necessary (if, for example, it is too thick). Beat it all well. Serve in the baby bowl and enjoy.

What benefits does the banana compote bring to the baby?

It is, as we mentioned, a favorite compote for many babies because of its texture (soft) and its taste (sweet). But, in addition, it stands out as a compote with a low probability of causing allergic reactions. For this reason, it is one of the fruits that pediatricians advise to give to the baby when starting with complementary feeding.

In fact, It is a fruit of very easy digestion, especially when it is taken crushed (as it is effectively given to the baby, in this case in the form of compote or porridge).

From a nutritional point of view, the banana is very rich in carbohydrates, and it is also low in fat. It has fiber, which gives the baby a great benefit by helping to prevent childhood constipation, by stimulating bowel movement. Being an easy digestion is an ideal fruit for the treatment of diarrhea in babies.

Regarding the nutrients it provides, it stands out for its content of vitamins (especially vitamin A, C, E and group B), and minerals (such as potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium).

As we can see, it is a delicious fruit that begins to form part of the infant's diet around the fifth or sixth month of life, when it begins with the so-called complementary food. This article is published for informational purposes only. You can not and should not replace the consultation with a Pediatrician. We advise you to consult your trusted pediatrician. ThemesComplementary feeding Infant feeding Recipes for babies

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