"We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink..."--Epicurus

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Hummingbird Cake, by , is from BooBoo's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Saturday, November 25, 2006


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

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.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!