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Tropical Hummingbird Cake

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"A tropical tasting cake, it is the next best thing to a tropical vacation in the middle of winter. Also known as a Bumblebee Cake."
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1 h servings 149 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 11 x 17 inch sheet cake)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a large cookie sheet with sides, or an 11 x 17 inch jelly roll pan.
  2. Combine flour, 1 1/4 cups SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl. In a small bowl, beat together eggs, buttermilk, and applesauce; pour into dry ingredients, and stir until moistened. Do not beat. Stir in bananas, vanilla, pineapple, and pecans.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until done. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Beat together cream cheese, light butter, 3/4 cup SPLENDA(R) Granulated Sweetener, and 1 teaspoon banana flavoring until light and fluffy. Spread over the top of the cooled cake.


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  • Serving Size: 1 (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 inch) slice

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 149 calories; 4.8 g fat; 21.7 g carbohydrates; 5.5 g protein; 30 mg cholesterol; 318 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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this cake did not rise at all. very dense. Flavor just ok. would not make again.

The cake itself is tasty. It seemed more of a "bread" to me than a cake. It is dense and not moist or fluffy like a cake, but it does have a lot of taste to it. I would leave out the banana e...