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This old fashioned hummingbird cake is so good. It never lasts long at my house. I read somewhere it is called hummingbird cake because it is so sweet the hummingbirds will eat it! Hummingbird cake will quickly become one of your favorite cakes. This recipe is definitely a classic.3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups oil (I used Canola) 1 (8 ounce can) crushed pineapple, undrained 2 cups bananas, mashed or about 3 large bananas 1 1/2 cups pecans, chopped Combine flour, sugar, soda, salt, cinnamon. Mix together with whisk. Add eggs, vanilla extract, oil, pineapple, bananas and pecans and mix with a spoon until all ingredients are wet. Spray 3 (9 inch) round cake pans or a 9 x 13 inch pan. Add batter and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 30 to 35 minutes until cake is done in center. Frost with cream cheese frosting. Enjoy! Cream Cheese Frosting: