Hummingbird Cake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Easy to make, moist and flavorful Southern cake with pecans, pineapple and bananas. This makes a big cake, so it's good for birthdays, pot lucks etc.
Frost with a cream cheese frosting.
Photo adapted from Food.com.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
flour
2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ground cinnamon (optional)
3
eggs, beaten
1-1/4 c
oil
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 can(s)
(8 ounces) crushed pineapple, well drained
1 c
chopped pecans
2 c
chopped firm ripe bananas

FROSTING

16 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 c
butter, at room temperature
2 lb
powdered sugar, sifted
2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 - 1 c
chopped pecans

Step-By-Step

1Sift dry ingredients together. Add eggs and oil to the dry ingredients. Stir with a wooden spoon until moistened.
Stir in vanilla, pineapple and 1 cup pecans. Stir in bananas.
2Spoon the batter into 3 greased and floured 9 inch round cake pans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
Cool in pan 10 minutes, then turn onto cooling rack.
Cool completely before frosting.
3Cream Cheese Frosting: Combine cream cheese and butter; cream until smooth.
Add powdered sugar, beating with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Stir in vanilla.
4Frost and sprinkle the top evenly with the pecans.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern