Hummingbird Cake
 
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A lightly spiced fruit and nut cake with cream cheese frosting.
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Recipe type: Cake
Serves: 12 slices
Ingredients
CAKE:
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, liquid included
  • 3 cups all purposed flour
  • 1½ cups chopped pecans
FROSTING:
  • 16 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz. butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 lbs. powdered sugar (about 7½ cups)
Instructions
  1. Combine oil and sugar. Add sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla and mix well.
  2. Add salt, soda, bananas and pineapple and mix well. Add flour and mix until combined. Fold in nuts.
  3. Divide batter evenly between three well greased 9-inch layer pans, and bake at 350F for 22-30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Let layers cool.
  4. For frosting, combine all ingredients, beating until smooth. Frost cooled layers.
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at http://jensfavoritecookies.com/2015/01/19/hummingbird-cake/