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HUMMINGBIRD CAKE RECIPE- A SOUTHERN CLASSIC

Posted in : Cake, Dessert on by : Master Chef

This classic scratch Hummingbird Cake recipe has it all- banana, crushed pineapple, pecans, and a hint of cinnamon for a dessert that is sure to earn a place in your file of favorite recipes.

I LOVE cake recipes that incorporate fruit for an added boost of flavor, texture, and moistness.

Ingredients

FOR THE HUMMINGBIRD CAKE
3 cups (363g) all purpose flour
2 cups (400g) granulated sugar
1 teaspoon (5g) baking soda
1/2 teaspoon (3g) salt
1 teaspoon (3g) ground cinnamon
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup (215g) vegetable oil
1 1/2 teaspoons (6g) vanilla extract
1 can (8 ounce) (227g) crushed pineapple, undrained
1 cup (100g) chopped pecans
1 3/4 cup (392g) mashed ripe bananas (4 large)

FOR THE PIPEABLE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
1 cup (2 sticks) (226g) unsalted butter, softened (do not soften in microwave)
3 (8 ounces) (226g) packages full fat cream cheese, (total 678g) cut into 1 inch pieces and softened…..do not use reduced fat cream cheese or cream in tub containers (do not soften in microwave)
3 cups (343g) powdered sugar
2 teaspoons (8g) vanilla extract

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