Southern Comfort Hummingbird Cake
There's nothing more delicious than homemade southern cake recipes. This tasty layered cake is made with crushed pineapple, bananas and pecans and, here's the best part, topped with a frosting.
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 1/2 teaspoon
- 1 can (8-ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
- 1 cup pecans, chopped
- 2 cups bananas, chopped
- 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
- For the Frosting:
- 1 (8-ounces) package of cream cheese, softened
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup butter
- splash of half and half
InstructionsFor the Cake:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine flour, sugar, salt , baking soda, and cinnamon in a bowl. Add
eggs and oil. Stir until dry ingredients are moistened. DO NOT beat.
Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup pecans and bananas.
Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9-inch .
Bake at 350-degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until tooth-pick inserted
in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove from pans and
let cool completely on wire racks.
Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of
cake, then sprinkle 1/2 cup chopped pecans on top. Store in
refrigerator. Makes one 3-layer cake.