Making fat cakes for birds

Kate Bradbury demonstrates the easy process of making energy-rich fat cakes for birds, using old yoghurt pots and string.

Overview

Garden birds rely on calorie-rich foods like seeds, lard and cheese to help them stay warm and survive over winter. Combining these ingredients to make your own fat cakes for birds is fun and easy, and requires just a few materials you probably have around already. 

Advertisement

Related video inspiration

Advertisement

Discover more ideas and inspiration

Related content

Building a bird box

Pond dipping

Types of bee hotel

Related offers

Offer

Subscriber only content

Save 15% at GardenBird

Subscribers save 15 per cent on the range of Ultiva bird seed mixes at GardenBird - formulated using high-quality ingredients to attract a wide variety of wild birds to your garden. Please enter offer code at checkout.

Unlock now

SAVE 20%

Save 20% on agastache

Attract bees and butterflies to your garden with this wildlife-friendly agastache collection. You'll save 20 per cent when you enter discount code at checkout.

Use code: AGA017

Order now

Offer

48 free* wildlife perennials

Claim your collection of 48 wildlife-friendly perennials, including 12 each of lavender, poppy, echinacea and geum, (worth over £39) for free - *just pay £5.65 postage.

Order now