Delicious Hummingbird Cake

Moist Hummingbird cake perfect for dessert.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 8-inch layer cake


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 3 eggs

  • ¼ cup oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups sliced bananas

  • 2 cups chopped pecans

  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple


  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup softened butter

  • 1 (16 ounce) box powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease three 8-inch cake pans.

  2. Combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon in a large bowl. Beat in eggs, oil, and vanilla extract. Stir in bananas, pecans, and pineapple. Divide batter among the prepared pans.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centers comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in the pans for 5 minutes. Invert onto wire racks and let cool completely.

  4. Make frosting while cake layers are cooling. Combine cream cheese and butter in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract; mix until creamy.

  5. Spread frosting onto the cooled cake layers. Stack layers; frost top and sides.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

806 Calories
40g Fat
107g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 806
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 51%
Saturated Fat 15g 77%
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 483mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 107g 39%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 77g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 287mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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