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Hummingbird Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Hummingbird Cake, by , is from St. John Of The Cross Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Faye & Gabby Bendenritter
Added: Monday, March 12, 2007


2 cups flours
2 cups sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
3 eggs beaten
1 1/2 cups salad oil
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1-8oz. crushed pineapple(undrained)
1 cup walnuts
2 cups chopped bananas

Preheat oven to 350
Combine dry ingredients, add eggs and oil, stir in vanilla, pineapple, nuts and bananas. Do not whip.
Bake 350 for 35-40 minutes in greased and floured pan or use Pam in 9"x13" pan.
1-8oz. cream cheese-softened
1/2 stick butter
1 box confectionary sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
Beat cream cheese and butter til smooth, add confectionary sugar and vanilla. Beat for 3-4 minutes. Spread on completely cooled cake.




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