Hummingbird Cake

1
Susan Stump

By
@Susanlee

This cake is a hit with young and old alike. My family, friends and co-workers love it! It is so moist and delicious!

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12-16
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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3 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
2 c
sugar or splenda
1 tsp
salt or low salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
3 large
eggs
1 c
canola oil
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
crushed pineapples w/juice
2 c
bananas, chopped
1 c
pecans, chopped

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1 stick
unsalted butter, softened
2 c
confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/4 c
chopped pecans, for topping

How to Make Hummingbird Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large bowl combine flour, baking soda, sugar, salt and cinnamon. Add the eggs, beaten, and the canola oil, stirring until well combined. Do not beat with a mixer!
  • 2Stir in vanilla, pineapples, pecans and bananas. Stir until all ingredients are well combined. Mixture will be thick.
  • 3Pour batter evenly into 2 greased and floured 9" cake pans and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • 4Cool for 10 minutes in the pans, then remove from the pans and cool completely on wire racks
  • 5Cream Cheese Icing: Beat cream cheese and butter until well blended. Gradually add confectioner's sugar and vanilla, beating on low speed until fluffy. makes about 3 cups
  • 6Spread icing between layers and top and sides. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped pecans.
  • 7Store in a closed cake safe in your refrigerator.

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About Hummingbird Cake

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




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