Hummingbird Cake With Cream Cheese Icing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

Cake full of bananas, pineapple, and pecans, with a cream cheese icing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add all the dry ingredients to a large bowl, sift them together 3 times.
  2. Add pineapple, bananas (pinch the bananas off and mush with your fingers as you add it to the mix), nuts, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  3. Mix with very clean hands (do not use mixer). This will allow you to have a fluffy cake.
  4. Pour the batter into 2 greased and floured 9-inch cake pans.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes.
  6. Let cool and frost with cream cheese icing. Top with coconut flakes and sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  7. For frosting, add ingredients in large bowl, mix together with mixer on low speed until creamy.
  8. Coconut and chopped pecans will be sprinkled on top of icing.


Most Helpful

the cake was soooooo moist and yummy! It even got a "wow" from my sister.

Spiral Girl April 12, 2007

This is very similiar to the Hummingbird Cake I just made, except my recipe called for 3 eggs, 1 teaspoon of butter flavour and omitted the baking powder. It is so good! Almost like a quick bread. Never even used frosting on it at all.

myrnabarager April 22, 2006

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