Best Easy Homemade Hummingbird Food Recipe

Why buy “packaged” hummingbird food when you can save money by easily making your own. You can make gallons of this homemade hummingbird food quickly and easily and it’s very inexpensive – just pennies for a gallon of it.  No chemical dies or preservatives so you are giving your little birds a healthier product.

  • Author: Sheryl Thompson
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Total Time: 7 mins



1 cup sugar

4 cups water


Mix sugar into water.

Bring to a boil while stirring to dissolve sugar.

Boil for a couple of minutes and then let cool.

Extra solution can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.