We used the recipe for hummingbird cake from MyRecipes
3 cups of all purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
2 cups of sugar
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
3 large eggs beaten
1 cup vegetable oil (we used safflower oil)
1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract
1-8 ounce can of crushed pineapple undrained
1 cup of chopped pecans
2 cups of chopped bananas
Cream cheese Frosting
0.5 cup chopped pecans
9 ounce cream cheese softened
0.5 cups butter softened
16 ounce powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Follow along as we make it. Lots of steps but easy as cake.
Combine first 5 ingredients
Add eggs and oil slowly until ingredients are moist
Then add bananas, pineapple, 1 cup of nuts, vanilla
Stir in. Don't use a mixer. Don't over mix.
Pour into 3 greased and floured pans
Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes. Remove when the toothpick comes out clean.
Whip up the icing. Simply beat the wet ingredients while slowly adding the sugar
Don't let the cat eat the frosting
After the cake cools, frost the cake.
Then sprinkle the remaining crushed nuts on top.
Even though I am not a fan of bananas this is excellent. It was a big hit. Loved the nuts.
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