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Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

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Course Cake
Cuisine American
Keyword Cakes, Food recipe, Hummingbird Cake
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 6 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups flour
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 Eggs (beaten)
  • 3/4 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (8 oz.) Can crushed pineapple (un-drained)
  • 1 1/2 Cups chopped pecans
  • 2 Cups chopped bananas

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 16 oz. package powdered sugar sifted
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla Cream cheese and butter together, beating until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy.

Instructions

Step 1

  • Combine first 5 ingredients in large mixing bowl:  add eggs and oil stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Do not beat. 

Step 2

  • Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup pecans and bananas. Spoon batter into 3 greased, floured 9 inch cake pans.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.

Step 3

  • Cool in pans 10 minutes, then remove from pans and cool completely.  Spread frosting between layers and on top. Spread 1/2 cup pecans on top of cake.