Mince Pie Porridge

What better way to start a cold winter morning..

..than with a big warm bowl of mince pie flavoured porridge! 😍🎄

This baby friendly fruit mincemeat has no alcohol or added sugar.  Keep in a tub in the fridge for approximately 3 days to be used in other festive bakes.

👶🏻Suitable from 12 months

🌱Can be made suitable for vegans


2 apples, grated

1 cup mixed dried fruit (sultanas, raisins, currants)

1 orange

1/4 cup water

1 tsp mixed spice

1 tsp cinnamon 

1 tsp vanilla 

1 cup porridge oats

1.5 cups milk


-Grate the apples and zest the orange

-Add the mixed dried fruit, the juice from the orange, the water and the spices to the apple and zest

-Transfer the mixture to a saucepan then cook over medium heat until all the fruit is soft & plumped up (add another splash of water if needed!) and your whole kitchen smells like Christmas ❤️

-In a separate pan add the porridge oats and milk of your choice

-Add 3 heaped tablespoons of the fruit mincemeat, then cook the porridge, stirring frequently

-Serve once the porridge is thick and creamy

-OPTIONAL: top with an extra sprinkle of cinnamon or a little pastry star 🌟

Mince Pie Porridge - recipe from doddl

You can make this delicious Mince Pie Porridge any time of year, but when you do, don’t forget to upload a photo and tag us @doddl!

We’ve got lots more lovely toddler recipes here too!

Recipe made especially for doddl by Jess at babyled_bears.


Find out more about doddl children’s fork and spoon sets by visiting the doddl store – or if you’re in the USA visit us at our US doddl store.

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