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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine first five ingredients in a large bowl; add eggs, and oil, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
2
Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup pecans, and bananas. Do not beat...just stir them in.
3
Pour 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.
4
Cream 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.
5
Spread 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