Today we're about to teach you to how to make a Hummingbird cake. Despite of the odd name, no birds were actually used to make this cake! The hummingbird cake is unique, especially when it comes to the ingredients that you will use to make it. Instead of butter, oil is used and this one has more fruits than flour. The manner of baking, it also differs from all the other known cakes. Its mixture won’t need beating, and it will be a total knock out once you top it with some cream cheese that has lots of spices and nuts. Yum!
In the United States, this cake is known as a banana pineapple spice cake, and you’ll often see it in the Southern part of the country. The locals there usually use flour, some ripe bananas, pineapple, pecans, vanilla extract, salt and some leavening agents just to name a few. The cream cheese frosting on this cake is the most unforgettable experience you’ll have the minute you take a bite on it. It is one of those original Southern cuisines that you wouldn’t want to miss in your life. It all began in the middle of the 20th century.
An author named L.H. Wiggin was the first one who ever published a recipe of this cake back in 1978 on the famous lifestyle magazine called Southern Living. This recipe even snagged the Favorite Cake Award during the Kentucky State Fair of the same year. In the year 1990, it once again gained another recognition from the same magazine and this time, it became that year's favorite recipe. It also is the most requested recipe in the history of that publication. We bet that its layers of pecans, bananas and pineapples got its readers hooked on it!
Did you know that pecans are a good source of protein? They are also high in calories to you want to watch how many you eat, pecans provide 691 calories and over 100% of the Daily Value for total fat in a 100 gram serving. They are also a rich source of dietary fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus , zinc and thiamin. Pecans are also a good source of iron and B vitamins. Their fat content is made up mainly of the monounsaturated fat, oleic acid and the polyunsaturated fat, linoleic acid.
For this recipe that we are featuring, the ingredients that you are going to need are all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, ground cinnamon, eggs, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, pineapple, pecans, and bananas. This step by step recipe video tutorial is a great way to see how to make the hummingbird cake recipe. You will also find other step by step video tutorials from How to Make Pumpkin Pound Cake with Buttermilk Glaze recipe, How to Make the Best Carrot Cake Ever recipe, How to Make the Best Coconut Cream Pie recipe, Raspberry-White Chocolate Cheesecake Bars recipe, how to make cauliflower pizza crust recipe, how to make kale chips recipe, homemade quick black bean burger recipe, slow roasted pork shoulder recipe, how to make slow cooker turkey chili recipe, marinated London broil recipe and lots more. The step by step recipe video tutorials are short and give you a better, giving you a great brief on how the recipe is put together.
We would suggest that you also get a large bowl to do all the mixing and take note that you do not beat the ingredients, the mixing would just have to be thorough. This is the part where you add all the eggs and oil and stir them until they become moist.