Easy Hummingbird Cake (From a Boxed Cake Mix)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

I found this one a while ago in a random internet search. I messed around with the ingredients until I had a cake that made our family happy. It is loaded with pineapple, banana and cherries and the cherry juice gives it a nice pink tint so you could serve it to your sweetheart. I usually make it on the first day of spring (or when I have some bananas that need used up). I hope you enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl until well combined.
  3. Divide mixture equally between 2 greased 9" round cake pans.
  4. Bake on both pans on middle oven rack for approximately 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes then remove cakes from pans and let cool completely on wire racks.
  6. Place one cake (the "bottom" one) on a plate and frost with cream cheese frosting, taking care to make it heavier on top.
  7. Place the other cake (the "top" cake) on top of the already frosted cake to create a layer cake.
  8. Frost the top cake so it blends with the bottom cake and forms a two-tier layer cake.
  9. NOTE: If the cakes are not flat on the top, use a long knife to cut the "baking bump" off so they are flat BEFORE you frost them. It will give them a more uniform appearance.