Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

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tammy chastain


I just love this cake recipe i make it for Easter and Mothers Day. My family love it as well. It is simple and easy and your family and friends will love it also.


★★★☆☆ 2 votes

15 Min
30 Min


  • 2 box
    of duncan hines yellow cake mixes
  • 6
  • ·
    water for mixing cake mixes go by directions on boxes
  • 1 can(s)
    crushed pineapple
  • 3
    bananas cut and smashed
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 dash(es)
  • ·
    add butter to cake mixes instead of oil go by directions on box

  • 1 pkg
    of cream cheese softened
  • 1 pkg
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter softened
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Hummingbird Cake


  1. Heat oven to 350 and grease a large square cake pan like 13x9 or depending on the size it may make two if using 3 cake mixes instead of two
  2. First mix cake mixes according to directions on the boxes
  3. Next add pineapple, smashed bananas,cinnamon,salt and pecans
  4. Mix all this together and mix well
  5. Pour into pan or pans and cook for 25 to 30 min or until toothpick is inserted and comes out clean
  6. Let cool and ice with cream cheese icing
  7. For frosting add cream cheese to mixing bowl add butter,confectioners sugar and vanilla then mix well
  8. Add milk a little a the time to get the consistency you want it to be
  9. Then frost cake after it cools all the way and enjoy

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About Hummingbird Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes

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