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5 from 2 votes

Hummingbird Cake

This is an old fashioned recipe and a wonderful cake.
Course: Cake
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hummingbird Cake
Servings: 1 cake
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients

  • 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

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick butter or margarine or 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons
  • 2 cups confectionery sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  • 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.

Cream Cheese Frosting Directions

  • Whip all frosting ingredients together with mixer until smooth and of spreading consistency.