"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Humming Bird Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Humming Bird Cake, by , is from Susie and Beth's Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barbara Peterson
Added: Saturday, August 18, 2007


3 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda,
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 c. sugar
1-1/2 c. oil
3 eggs
l tsp. butter flavoring
1 - 8 oz. can crushed pineapple
2 or 3 bananas
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Mix first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Add undrained pineapple, bananas and nuts. Bake 350 for 1 hour, 5 minutes. Cool in pan for 1 hour.




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