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Hummingbird Cake Recipe

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Added: Saturday, November 25, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
3 eggs (beaten)
1 1/2 c. oil
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 8-oz can crushed pineapple, undrained
2 c. chopped pecans, divided
2 c. chopped bananas

Directions:
Directions:
Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl; add eggs and oil, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup chopped nuts and bananas. Spoon batter into 3 well-greased and floured 9. cake pans. Bake @ 350 for 25-30 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely. Spread cream cheese frosting below between layers and on top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup pecans.

Cream Cheese Frosting

2 8-oz pkg cream cheese (softened)
1 cup margarine (softened)
2 16-oz pkg powdered sugar (8 cups)
2 t vanilla extract

Combine cream cheese and butter; cream until smooth. Add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla.

 

 

 

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