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April 25, 2018

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

By: Kerri Thiel

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Even innkeepers have to indulge every once in a while, you must try this recipe if you want to too!

Hummingbird Cake


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups oil
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple-do not drain
  • 2 cups bananas, mashed, about 3-4 large bananas
  • 1 cup pecans or walnuts chopped


  • Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon.
  • Mix together with whisk.  Add eggs, vanilla extract, oil, pineapple, bananas, and nuts.  Mix all until moistened.
  • Spray 3 (9 inch) round cake pans or one 9x13 inch pan.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 30-35 minutes until cake is done in center.  Frost with Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting! 
  • A perfect welcome or special occassion treat!

Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 lb. box or about 3 2/3 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans


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