How To Make Infant Cereal At Home

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Making infant cereal at home is not only more cost-effective but also allows you to control the ingredients and avoid any unnecessary additives. In this article, we will walk you through the steps to make a healthy and nutritious infant cereal.


The ingredients you will need to make infant cereal are simple and can be found in your pantry. You will need:

  • 1 cup of whole grain oats
  • 1/2 cup of rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup of ground almonds
  • 1/4 cup of ground flaxseed


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. 2. Spread the oats and rice cereal on a baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly toasted. 3. Let the oats and rice cereal cool and then grind them in a food processor until they are a fine powder. 4. Mix in the ground almonds and flaxseed and store in an airtight container.

How to Cook

1. In a saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. 2. Add 1/4 cup of the infant cereal mixture and whisk constantly for 2-3 minutes or until the cereal is thick and creamy. 3. Let the cereal cool for a few minutes before serving.


Infant cereal can be made with a variety of grains such as quinoa, barley, and millet. You can also add mashed fruits or vegetables to the cereal for added flavor and nutrition.


1. Store the infant cereal mixture in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months. 2. Always check with your pediatrician before introducing new foods to your baby’s diet. 3. To make the cereal thinner, add more water while cooking.


Making infant cereal at home is a simple and easy way to provide your baby with a healthy and nutritious meal. By using whole grains and natural ingredients, you can ensure that your baby is getting the best start to a healthy life.