BABIES FOOD

Banana Egg Custard

Banana Egg Custard

This Banana Egg Custard is a combination of banana, milk and egg, it is sugar-free and full of nutrients for a growing baby.

In the recipe, I will show you how to make this baby food if your child is at the weaning stage.

 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANA EGG CUSTARD

Eggs are high in good quality proteins, which are the building blocks of the human body. They contain all the essential amino acids which are important for the growth and development of the brain and body

Bananas are a healthy way of sweetening any recipe without adding refined sugar.

The cholesterol in the egg is in fact an insulator for the brain nerves and helps in the digestion of fat which is important for a growing child.

 

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FAQs

How many months old does a baby need to be to be able to have custard?

If your baby is less than 17 weeks  (less than 4 months) then the guidance from the Health Nutritionist around the world would be that your baby is too young to start solids.

If your baby is between 17 and 26 weeks, that is between 4-6 months old, and meets the physical requirements to begin solids then the advice may vary depending on your own country’s weaning guidelines.

When your baby is over 6 months according to health guidelines its ok to start solids

Should a baby have cows milk?

Essentially, babies shouldn’t have cows milk as a beverage under 1 yr of age, this should be breastmilk or infant formula. It is ok for babies to have cows milk in foods, meals and snacks.

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RECIPE INGREDIENTS

1 egg yolks

1/2 cup milk of your choice (cows milk, breast milk, formula, etc)

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

1/2 banana, mashed

 

 

DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO PREPARE BANANA EGG CUSTARD

Remove egg yolks and place in a bowl. Add milk, vanilla extract to egg yolks and whisk together until completely combined.

Pour egg mixture into a saucepan and under a low heat, boil custard. Stir continuously to avoid burning

As soon as the custard starts to thicken, continue stirring until desired thickness is reached, but do not overcook the egg or it will go lumpy.

Pour cooked custard in a bowl. Allow it to cool for 3 minutes then add in mashed banana and mix well.

Allow to cool off before serving.

 

 

ADDITIONAL  RECIPE TIPS

If your baby has not already been exposed to both milk and egg, then it is best to try these foods out separately. Just in case your child reaction to any of them.

 

RECIPE VIDEO

 

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Banana Egg Custard

Serves: 1 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 50 calories 1 gram fat
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Ingredients

  • 1 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup milk of your choice
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1/2 banana, mashed

Instructions

  • Remove egg yolks and place in a bowl. Add milk, vanilla extract to egg yolks and whisk together until completely combined.
  • Pour egg mixture into a saucepan and under a low heat, boil custard. Stir continuously to avoid burning
  • As soon as the custard starts to thicken, continue stirring until desired thickness is reached, but do not overcook the egg or it will go lumpy.
  • Pour cooked custard in a bowl. Allow it to cool for 3 minutes then add in mashed banana and mix well.
  • Allow to cool off before serving.

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