Easy Peach Sauce (From Fresh or Frozen Fruit)


Transform fresh (or frozen) peaches into the most delicious peach sauce with this simple method. It’s a delicious fruit puree to share with a baby or toddler that you can serve on its own or mixed with yogurt or oatmeal.

peach sauce in white bowls

Peach Sauce

Whenever we have a lot of fresh peaches, they’re on sale at the market, or I have some frozen ones that need to be used up, we make a batch of peach sauce.

The beauty of this recipe is that you just have to dice the fruit, simmer it, and blend it into a delicious puree. No peeling or blanching the fruit required!

fresh peaches in colander

Ingredients You Need

To make this recipe you just need peaches. Done and done!

TIP: You can add extra flavor with fresh lemon juice, cinnamon, or a little grated ginger if you’d like. (We usually have it as is.)

how to make peach sauce step by step

Step-by-Step Instructions

Here’s a look at the process involved in this recipe. Scroll down to the bottom of the post for the full information.

  1. Roughly dice the peaches (they can be big pieces). Discard the pits.
  2. Cook until soft.
  3. Blend smooth.
  4. Serve or store in the fridge or freezer.

TIP: You can freeze this sauce as you would any other baby food puree in an ice cube tray. Then you can pop out a few cubes at a time as needed.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of peaches are best for peach sauce?

You can use any variety of peach and you can use fresh or frozen. It will taste best with ripe peaches that taste good when eaten fresh, but it works even if they’re a little underripe!

Can I use frozen peaches?

Yes, just add them to the pot and cook as instructed.

What should I serve this with?

You can serve it as a puree in a bowl or a reusable pouch. You can also mix it with plain yogurt or oatmeal if you prefer. It’s an easy side dish for a family meal too.

peach sauce in storage container

Best Tips for Success

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
  • To freeze, portion into an ice cube tray. Freeze. Transfer frozen cubes to a freezer bag and freeze for up to 6 months. Thaw a few cubes at a time in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • You can use any variety of peach and you can use fresh or frozen. It will taste best with ripe peaches that taste good when eaten fresh, but it’s very versatile.
  • Add ½ teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, or ¼ teaspoon grated fresh ginger or ⅛ teaspoon ground ginger.
  • Serve it as a puree in a bowl or a reusable pouch.
  • You can also mix it with plain yogurt or oatmeal if you prefer.
  • You may also like Strawberry Applesauce, Instant Pot Applesauce, and Stewed Peaches.

I’d love to hear your feedback on this recipe, so please rate and comment below!

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Easy Peach Sauce

Amy Palanjian

Transform fresh (or frozen) peaches into the most delicious peach sauce with this simple method. It’s a delicious fruit puree to share with a baby or toddler that you can serve on its own or mixed with yogurt or oatmeal.

Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 20 mins

Total Time 30 mins

Course Snack

Cuisine American

Servings 6

Calories 78 kcal

Ingredients 

 

  • 8-10 medium peaches
  • 1 cup water

Instructions 

  • Halve the peaches. Remove the pits. Roughly chop. (You’ll have about 8 cups.) I leave the peel on.

  • Add to a medium pot set over medium heat with the water. Cover and bring to a simmer. Remove the cover and cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the peaches are very soft and starting to break down.

  • Turn off the heat and let cool for 5-10 minutes.

  • Pruee with an immersion blender or add peaches to a standard blender. Blend smooth. (If using a standard blender, leave the vent open so the steam can escape while you blend.)

  • Store in the fridge or serve warm.

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
  • To freeze, portion into an ice cube tray. Freeze. Transfer frozen cubes to a freezer bag and freeze for up to 6 months. Thaw a few cubes at a time in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • You can use any variety of peach and you can use fresh or frozen. It will taste best with ripe peaches that taste good when eaten fresh, but it’s very versatile.
  • Add ½ teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, or ¼ teaspoon grated fresh ginger or ⅛ teaspoon ground ginger.
  • Serve it as a puree in a bowl or a reusable pouch.
  • You can also mix it with plain yogurt or oatmeal if you prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 78kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 2mgPotassium: 380mgFiber: 3gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 652IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg




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