Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

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Melissa Anderson


Great cake recipe any time.


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30 Min
30 Min


  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    sugar or splenda sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt or light salt
  • 3
    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


  1. In 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.
  2. Pour 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.
  3. Spread 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.
  4. Cream 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
  5. In 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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