Rather than greasing a 9x12 pan, you might perefer to pour the mixture into
a plastic ice cube tray.
You can just pop out individual cubes as you need them.
We find it effective to let individual cubes cubes soften a bit at room
temperature and the press tbem
into the bark of a tree. That always seems to attract nuthatches and Brown
Denis and Maria Poley
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From: "Patti Haynes" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, February 21, 2011 5:51 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Suet recipe
> Since this is in such high demand, and no one feels it's off topic here
> June Kenney's VT Suet Cakes
> *Melt 1 lb. lard in a large pan (Dutch Oven works best)
> mix in 1 c peanut butter
> 2 c quick oats
> 2 c corn meal
> 1 c wheat flour
> Add any dried fruit such as raisins, cranberries, chopped dates. Also add
> chopped nuts.
> Pour into a 9x12 pan that has been sprayed (with PAM). Let set in the
> freezer. When set, turn out and cut into 6 blocks. Wrap and store in the
> Obviously VT stands for Varied Thrush as well as Vermont...very
> The VT could not have picked a more hospitable place to spend the winter.
> Happy birrrrrrrding to all,