hummingbird-cake

Hummingbird Cake
The ultimate recipe for Hummingbird Cake. It's the most requested recipe in Southern Living magazine history.
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Ingredients
  1. 3 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 2 cups sugar
  5. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  6. 3 large eggs, beaten
  7. 1 cup vegetable oil
  8. 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  9. 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
  10. 1 cup chopped pecans
  11. 2 cups chopped bananas
  12. Cream Cheese Frosting
  13. 2 - ( 8 ounce ) packages cream cheese, softened
  14. 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  15. 2- 16 packages powdered sugar
  16. 2 tsp vanilla
  17. 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; add eggs and oil, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. (Do not beat.) Stir in vanilla, pineapple, 1 cup pecans, and bananas.
  2. Pour batter into three greased and floured 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans, and coo