This blackberry purple porridge is a weaning must from Annabel Karmel, created exclusively for BerryWorld

As your little one starts out on their food journey, just like grown-ups, they will be eating with their eyes! So this blackberry Purple Porridge is a weaning must. The oats provide slow release energy to keep babies fuelled until their next nap, and the blackberries are packed with vitamins and antioxidants. That make it the ideal breakkie for baby who will do the most growing in the first year of their life than at any other time!

How to make purple porridge

  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
  • Add the banana and water and stir over the heat for 2 minutes.
  • Add the blackberries and heat until softened.
  • Measure the oats and milk into a small saucepan. Stir over the heat until boiling, simmer for 2 minutes until the oats are soft.
  • Add the compote and mix well. Spoon into a bowl.


  • 50g blackberries, sliced
  • 5g butter
  • ¼ banana, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 20g porridge oats
  • 120mls milk