Banana is an easy choice for one of baby's first fruits, as no cooking is required. Pay attention to texture, however - if your little one is just starting on solids, you may want to remove any lumps and thin the mixture with breast milk or formula.
Once you've peeled and mashed the banana, store for no more than 1 day in the fridge. To freeze for later: fill an ice cube tray with the banana puree. Freeze for at least 2 hours, till solid. Remove cubes from tray and place in a freezer bag. To defrost, place in microwave for 30 seconds, or as needed.
Ripe bananas are more easily digestible and are also higher in antioxidants.
I made this for my son's second solid "meal" and he loved it! I did puree the banana with some breast milk to thin the consistency. I used half a large banana, and he ate about half of what I prepared. If you're just starting out with solids, you may want to make less, using 1/3 a banana, or be sure to only serve a bit of what you make and leave the rest in the fridge for the next day. - 08 Jun 2016