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Ever heard of a Hummingbird Cake? If there’s a cake that tastes like summer then this one is it. It’s a delicious cake infused with crushed pineapple, walnuts and bananas. Now this upgrade of the Hummingbird Cake is way better!…

Ever heard of a Hummingbird Cake?

If there’s a cake that tastes like summer then this one is it.

It’s a delicious cake infused with crushed pineapple, walnuts and bananas.

Now this upgrade of the Hummingbird Cake is way better!

The Hummingbird Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing is just fruity and delicious!

Hummingbird Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

serves
10
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
15
difficulty
Medium
rating (click to rate)
4.2 based on 15 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Self Raising Flour
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 3/4 cups Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 3 Ripe Bananas mashed
  • 440 grams Tin Crushed Pineapple drained
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 4 Eggs

Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

  • 250 grams Cream Cheese
  • 2 cups Icing Sugar
  • 60 grams Butter room temperature
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1 Lemon juiced


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Grease two round cake tins.
  3. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl with wooden spoon until well combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  4. Pour half of mix into each tin and bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Cool on a wire rack and make lemon cream cheese icing.

Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

  1. Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth with electric beaters.
  2. Add icing sugar, milk and lemon juice. Beat for 4-5 minutes until thick and smooth.
  3. Ice bottom layer cake on the top of cake, then place second cake on top and ice the top of second cake.
  4. Decorate with lemon zest.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Hummingbird Cake is suitable for freezing without cream cheese icing.
  • Keep refrigerated in an airtight container.
  • If you would like to ice the sides of your cake also then double the Cream Cheese icing.

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