Wild Bird Muffins
1-1/2 C Cornmeal 
1/4 C Flour 
1 TBS Baking Powder 
1/2 C Cranberries 
1/2 C Raisins 
1 Egg 
2/3 C Milk, warmed in the microwave 
1/3 C Suet, melted 

Preheat oven to 400°. Line mini-muffin pan with mini-muffin cups. 

Mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and fruits. Set aside. 

Beat egg. Add milk and suet. Mix until well blended. 

Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients. Pour egg mixture into well. Mix until dry ingredients are moistened but batter is still somewhat lumpy. Fill muffin cups approximately 2/3 of the way. 

 Bake until golden, about 12-15 minutes. Cool on rack before removing paper cups. 

To serve, hang on plants or feeders using a pipe cleaners bent into a "J" shape such that the "J" supports the bottom of the muffin. If you don't have pipe cleaners, you can string the muffins onto raffia or twine. 

Variations: Cherries, Blueberries, Nuts, and/or Dried Mealworms can be substituted for some or all of the above fruits to result in a total of one cup of fruits, nuts, and mealworms.

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