HUMMINGBIRD CAKE – How to make a HUMMINGBIRD CAKE w/ CREAM CHEESE FROSTING Recipe

HUMMINGBIRD CAKE, also known as DOCTOR BIRD CAKE!!!! A banana-pineapple spice cake, created on the island of Jamaica, which has become an American favorite Southern dessert for decades!! Deronda demonstrates how to make this HUMMINGBIRD CAKE with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!! DELICIOUS!! Recipes below by clicking on SHOW MORE…

HUMMINGBIRD CAKE

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease & flour 3-9″ round cake pan or 1- 9″ by 13″ baking pan. Set aside.

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 eggs, well beaten
1-1/4 cups vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 (8 oz.) can crush pineapples with juice
1 cup pecans, chopped
2 cups bananas (use very ripened bananas, about 4 large bananas), mashed

1. In a medium bowl; add flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Whisk. Add pecans and toss until nuts a well coated. Set aside.

2. In a large bowl; add eggs, oil, vanilla, crushed pineapples, and mashed bananas. Mix well with whisk.

3. Add flour mixture to banana mixture. Stir with spoon until well blended.

4. Divide cake batter equally into the prepared cake pans. Approximately three (3) cups of batter in each round cake pan.

5. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or 45-50 minutes if using a 9″ by 13″ baking pan. Test with toothpick for doneness.

6. Cool cakes in pans for five (5) minutes, before inverting onto cooling rack. Cool cakes completely before adding CREAM CHEESE FROSTING.

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1 (8-oz.) package of cream cheese at room temperature
1/2 cup butter at room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
6 cup powdered sugar

1. With hand mixer; beat cream cheese, vanilla, and butter together until creamy.

2. Add one (1) cup of powdered sugar, at a time, until well blended. If frosting is too thick add 1/2 teaspoon of milk or cream until desired consistency.

3. Frost the first two layers of cake with 1/2 cup of cream cheese frosting. Spread frosting evenly to the edge of cake rounds. Frosting the sides of cake. Last, frost the top of cake.

4. Chill cake in refrigerator for one (1) hour before serving.

TIPS: Store cake in an airtight container up to 3 day in refrigerator.

ENJOY your HUMMINGBIRD CAKE with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!!

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8 Comments

  1. Byron Chandler says:

    Hi, Deronda. What a beautiful hummingbird cake. What’s your best tip for organizing your books? Have a good day, Deronda.

  2. Christine Hebert says:

    Have a good weekend and bless weekend

  3. Christine Hebert says:

    Good afternoon love cake look good

  4. Sheryl Connor says:

    Hi Deronda I am new with YouTube. Retired from working at HCSO. Internet was something that I did not have at home and now I am like a child with a new toy! Thank you for the recipe and it is a pleasure to be following you and others on YouTube. Do you have a recipe for canned peach cobbler using Pillsbury pie shell? Your presentation on this Hummingbird cake was very explanatory and good I can not wait to see the next recipe. God Blesses!

    • Foods101withDeronda says:

      DIDDO, AWESOME, WELCOME, you’re very welcome, & HAPPY RETIREMENT…Sheryl!! I’ll be looking for that canned peach cobbler recipe using Pillsbury pie shell!! Happy to have you join us in the world of Youtube…it’s a BLAST!! ENJOY!! -Deronda 🙂

  5. Eve M says:

    Look’s so delicious can’t wait to try this tyfs…..

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