Hummingbird Cake

Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

Friend posted this on facebook and thought I would share it... sounds like it will be very tasty!!

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Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 c
sugar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
3 large
eggs, beaten
1 c
vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 can(s)
(8oz) crushed pineapple, undrained
1 c
chopped pecans
2 c
chopped bananas

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 pkg
(8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 pkg
(16 oz) powdered sugar, sifted
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 c
chopped pecans for top of cake

Step-By-Step

1Combine first five ingredients in a large bowl; add eggs, and oil, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

2Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup pecans, and bananas. Do not beat...just stir them in.

3Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9" round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.

4Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed, with an electric mixer until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla.

5Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake; sprinkle 1/2 cup chopped pecans on top. Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American