Bird Food Recipe: Junco Cornbread

Black-capped Chickadee

Birds at my feeders.

Claudia Dobson


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Try this bird food recipe—just place in mesh bags and hang outdoors!

  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup fat (meaning drippings or lard)
  • 3 cups water

Mix all the ingredients together and bake in a deep pan at 375ºF for 30 to 35 minutes. Reduce heat if bread looks as if it is forming a hard crust. May be doubled or halved.

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