Hummingbird Cake


Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake
Hummingbird Cake

"Hummingbird cake is a moist, Spiced cake made with pineapple, bananas, and pecans, and usually topped with a Cream Cheese Frosting. It is a popular cake in the Southern United States, and is often served at special events such as weddings and birthday parties. The cake gets its name from the fact that it is so moist and flavorful that it is "like a little bird taking a bath in nectar." Whether you make it with or without frosting, this cake is sure to be a hit at your next gathering."

Serves12 slices

Preparation Time15 min

Chilling Time35 min

Cooking MethodOven


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar

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