Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

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Melissa Anderson


Great cake recipe any time.


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30 Min
30 Min


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3 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar or splenda sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
salt or light salt
eggs, beaten
3/4 c
vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
8 oz
can crushed pineapple or another fruit
2 c
bananas, mashed
1 1/2 clove
chopped pecans or another kind of nuts, divided

How to Make Hummingbird Cake


  • 1In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
    Add eggs and oil; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
    Stir in vanilla, pineapple or another fruit, banana and one cup pecans or another kind of nut.
  • 2Pour into 3 greased and floured 9" round cake pans.
    bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes.
    Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans and let cool completely.
  • 3Spread cream cheese frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.
    Sprinkle remaining pecans or another kind of nut on the top. Make 8-10 servings.
  • 4Cream cheese frosting;
    1cup of margarine, softened (light margarine)
    2 8-oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened (fat-free cream cheese)
    2 16oz. pkgs. powdered sugar (one cup of Splenda sugar)
    2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5In a large bowl, blend together light margarine, and fat-free cream cheese.
    Gradually add powdered sugar or Splenda sugar; beat until mixture is light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla.

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About Hummingbird Cake

Course/Dish: Eggs, Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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