Humming Bird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Kathy Sterling


Nothing is more Southern than Hummingbird cake. This version is great made as a bundt cake. It is a little denser than a cake so it is great with coffee any time of the day.

We enjoy it year round and hope you do too.



★★★★★ 5 votes

30 Min
1 Hr


  • 3 c
    all purpose white flour
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon powder
  • 4
  • 1 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    cup mashed bananas, well ripened
  • 1 can(s)
    8 oz crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts or pecans

  • 1 pkg
    8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 c
    unsalted butter, room temperatue
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts

How to Make Humming Bird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


  1. In a large bowl combine all the dry ingredients, mixing well. Slowly add eggs, oil and vanilla. Stir in Crushed pineapple with juices.
    Add mashed bananas and nuts and blend well.
  2. Pour batter into a 10" Bundt pan that has been sprayed with a nonstick baking spray.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 60 minutes. Check cake with a toothpick. If the toothpick comes out clean then cake is done. If not, put back in the oven at 5 minute intervals until done.
  4. Once cake is cooked, remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
    Turn cake onto a plate and finish cooling.
    In a large bowl cream butter and cream cheese together. Slowly stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until well blended.
  6. In a small baking pan, mix coconut and nuts together and put in 350 degree oven for 5 minutes or until toasted.
  7. Once cake is completely cooled, frost cake with cream cheese frosting.
    Sprinkle toasted coconut/nut mixture on top and sides.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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