To Top

Cake for Wild Birds in Winter Months

Many of us enjoy to feed in the spring and summer birds. Making these cakes is a great way to feed them during the winter months too.


  • 1 lb. peanut butter
  • 1 lb. oatmeal
  • 1 lb. lard
  • 1 lb. corn meal


Mix all ingredients in a pan and let dry until hard. Do not bake. Leave these cakes around your yard.


By Terri

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

October 14, 20050 found this helpful

I do not buy or use lard. Do you think that this could be made with vegetable shortening (like Crisco)?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
October 15, 20050 found this helpful

Crisco and lard are basically the same stuff. Yes, use the Crisco. My mom used to make about the same recipe for the wild birds but not using the peanut butter, by using the grease where she'd fried meats. It all works.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 11, 20050 found this helpful

The reason I ask is that I'm vegetarian and I do not buy or use lard, which is rendered beef or pork fat. I asked about Crisco because it is a vegetable shortening, so I'm glad that I can use it in this recipe. Thanks!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Bluetit on a birdfeeder.
Feeding Wild Birds
Pets BirdsOctober 13, 2005
Fireplace Tips
Fireplace Tips
Wild Turkey
Wild Turkey Photos
A golden retriever running in the snow.
Winter Hazards for Pets
Bird at a Feeder
Filling Birdhouses and Feeders
Birthday Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/09/21 11:48:46 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!