Hummingbird Cake

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Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

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

Image courtesy of facebook post

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Hummingbird Cake

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.

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About Hummingbird Cake

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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