Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

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  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 8 oz
    pineapple, crushed
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 3/4 c
    bananas, mashed
  • ·
    cream cheese frosting
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Hummingbird Cake


  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Add eggs and oil, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Do not beat.
  4. Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup of pecans and bananas.
  5. Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9 inch pans.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pans for 10 minutes; remove from pans and let cool on wire racks.
  8. Stir 1/2 cup of pecans in cream cheese frosting or reserve them for the top and the sides.

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About Hummingbird Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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