Hummingbird Food Recipe

A tired bird trying out our hummingbird food recipe.

Here is an easy hummingbird food recipe.


1 part white granulated cane sugar

4 parts water


Place 1 C water in a measuring cup. Add 1/4 C sugar and stir until dissolved. If desired, you can heat the mixture in the microwave on high for two minutes, although it’s not necessary. Stir again. Allow to cool.

Yields enough for two 5″ diameter basin-style hummingbird feeders. Adjust the portions for the number of feeders in your yard. A batch of food will keep in the fridge for about a week.

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