Apple bird feeder

What you will need

  • 1 red apple
  • 1 packet gelatine (unflavoured)
  • Water 100ml boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons of cold water
  • String
  • Birdseed
  • Small screws
  • Spoon or small Christmas cutter i.e. star, Christmas tree, snowman etc.

Apple bird feeder


  1. First empty the packet of gelatine into a bowl of cold water, let this sit for 1 minute. bring the water to boil, add to gelatine and stir until completely dissolved. Mix the birdseed into this mixture.
  2. Cut the apples in half and hollow out the insides with a spoon or you can use your Christmas cutter to create a festive shape. After the centre is hollowed out fill each apple with birdseed mixture, set your apple bird treats on a baking tray and put in the fridge for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  3. Poke the hook into the top of the apple and tie the string.

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