Horace's original bird food recipe


  • Old yoghurt pots or a plant pot
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Lard or other solid fat
  • Food scraps
  • Saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Bowl

How to make it!

  1. Pierce the bottom of the yoghurt pot. Thread through some string and tie a knot at the bottom, so it hangs upside down like a bell.
  2. Break up food into small pieces and mix together in a bowl.
  3. Melt 150g of fat in a saucepan until it is runny and pour over your mixture until all the food is coated with fat.
  4. Fill the yoghurt pot with the mixture and press it down well. Leave it in the fridge for about 1 hour to set. Repeat with other pots.

Hang your bird cakes outside, out of reach of cats.

Do not use margarine or oil. Food scraps should not be salty, mouldy or alcoholic!

Horace's original bird food recipe