1 pkgduncan hines moist deluxe yellow cake mix
1 pkgvanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix (4 oz serving size)
1/2 cvegetable oil
8 ozcrushed pineapple, well drained (reserve juice)
·reserved pineapple juice plus enough water to make 1 cup
1/2 cfinely chopped pecans
1/4 cchopped maraschino cherries, well drained
How to Make Hummingbird Cake
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease and flour or spray with Pam, a 10inch bundt cake pan or tube pan.
- Combine cake mix, pudding mix, oil, pineapple, the 1 cup reserved juice and water mixture, eggs and cinnamon in a large bowl.
Beat at low speed with electric mixer until moistened.
Beat at medium speed 2 minutes.
Stir in banana, pecans and cherries.
Pour into pan.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pan 25 minutes.
Invert onto serving plate.
sprinkle with powdered sugar.
- If you prefer a glaze: Heat 1 container Creamy cream cheese frosting in microwave at High (100% power) for 30 seconds. Do Not overheat. Stir until smooth and spread over the cake.