Palm Tree Porridge Weaning Recipe

Quick + easy porridge with a dash of sunshine in the form of coconut milk + tasty tropical mango.

This palm tree porridge is a deeelicious brekkie for little ones, with exciting tropical flavours to excite tiny tastebuds.

Recipe from our The Easy Family Cookbook

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    • Vegetarian
    • Soya free
    • Nut free
    • Dairy free
    • Egg free


    • 150 g/5½ oz porridge oats
    • 600 ml/1 pint coconut drinking milk, plus extra to serve
    • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, plus extra for sprinkling
    • 1 small mango, peeled, stoned + cut into cubes
    • 1 tablespoon mixed seeds, toasted
    • 1 tablespoon coconut flakes, toasted


    1. Put the oats, coconut drinking milk + 575 ml/18 fl oz water in a saucepan, stir + bring to the boil over a medium heat. Stir in the cinnamon, then reduce the heat to low, part-cover with a lid + simmer for 8–10 minutes, stirring, until creamy.
    2. If you are serving to young children, finely chop the mango, toasted seeds + coconut flakes.
    3. Spoon the porridge into bowls + sprinkle with the extra cinnamon, the chopped mango, + the toasted seeds + coconut. Pour extra milk over the porridge, to serve.
    Yummy for little ones

    Yummy For Babies

    For little ones from 10 months, leave out the seeds + mash up the mango. Remember to check the temperature before serving!

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    Handy Tips

    Turn any leftover porridge into a tasty snack: leave it to cool, then cut it into fingers + pan-fry in butter until golden + crisp on the outside. Lovely!

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