One Bowl Hummingbird Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by katew

Adapted from a 2001 edition of Better Homes and Gardens

Top Review by melznbelz

I followed the recipe and timing to the letter and it turned out light, fluffy and so delicious. I only discovered hummingbird cake very recently and it is my favourite cake now. I am from New Zealand so it wasn't a cake I came across readily, but I'm so glad to have found a one-bowl recipe that was so easy to make; especially as I'm not the best baker in the world. Didn't make any icing but everyone enjoyed it. The batter did appear a little greasy but the end product was just wonderful. I am definitely making this again but I'll probably add chopped walnuts for texture and put some cream cheese frosting on top.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients in bowl.
  3. Stir in eggs and oil.
  4. Add crushed pineapple with its juice and bananas.
  5. Pour into 2 buttered and floured 20cm cake tins.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes or until cooked.
  7. Cool in tins for 10 mins the cool on rack.
  8. Frost and fill if desired - cream cheese frosting works well here.

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