Birds benefit from a high-energy suet treat. We developed this kid friendly recipe using cupcake liners to stay mess-free. We are happy to report that the birds love it.
- 1 cup shortening
- 2 cups chunky peanut butter
- 5 cups cornmeal
- Assorted nuts, birdseed or dried berries
How to Make Birdseed Suet Cupcakes
To make a bird cupcake, melt 1 cup shortening and 2 cups chunky peanut butter over low heat, then mix in 5 cups cornmeal. Fill cupcake tins and top with your choice of nuts, birdseed or dried berries. Cool in the refrigerator. To give as a gift, arrange on a plate or stack and then wrap with cellophane. Print off this recipe and attach it to the cellophane so your recipient can make more. Add a bow, and you have an instant gift!
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