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Homemade baby food is the latest food trend. Although mothers have been making their own baby food for years, today’s moms have less time to prepare purees from scratch. Despite the lack of time, more and more babies are getting fed freshly made meals, and with the myriad of kitchen appliances that are available making your own baby food is almost as quick as opening a jar. When you make your baby’s food from scratch, you can feed him seasonal, fresh, even organic fruits and vegetables, and you’re sure that there are no added preservatives. You can also experiment with different seasonings in order to slowly but surely create a future foodie! Check out our creative baby food recipes that will have you eating out of your little one’s plate!

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 puff pastry
  • Strawberries
  • For the custard:
    - 3 Egg yolks
    - 3 cups milk
  • - 1/2 cup sugar
  • - 1/2 powdered sugar
    - 1 vanilla bean
  • For the whipped cream:
    -3 cups cold heavy whipping cream
    -1 vanilla bean
    -1/2 cup powdered sugar

METHOD

  1. Roll out the puff pastry and cut out rectangles (2 per cake).
  2. Bake for 10 minutes at 340° F.
  3. For the custard: simmer milk on low heat and add the vanilla bean. In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks with the sugar and powdered sugar. Incorporate the egg mixture into the milk, and let simmer for a few minutes until it thickens.
  4. For the whipped cream: combine the heavy cream and vanilla bean in a bowl mix. Add the powdered sugar, and whip until firm.
  5. Combine the custard and whipped cream to make whipped custard cream. 
  6. Refrigerate the whipped custard cream for one hour.
  7. Lay out the pastry rectangles, and use a piping bag to pipe out small peaks of whipped custard cream in rows. Alternate with rows of strawberries. 
  8. Layer and repeat. Dust with powdered sugar.
  9. Enjoy! 

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