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Carole's Hummingbird Cake

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This recipe makes three cakes. This is a deliciously moist cake with yummy bits of pineapple, banana and walnuts.

Carole Zee

Ingredients
Serves: 12 

  • 3 cups (370g) plain flour
  • 2 cups (450g) white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 250g crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup (125g) chopped walnuts
  • 2 cups diced bananas
  • 250g cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cups (620g) icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Directions
Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Do NOT use mixer. Combine flour, white sugar, salt, bicarb soda and cinnamon. Add eggs and oil stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla, pineapple, nuts and bananas.
  2. Pour into 3 23cm greased cake tins. Bake at 180 degrees C for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  3. To Make Cream Cheese icing: Combine cream cheese and butter. Cream until smooth. Add icing sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Ice cooled cake.

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BronwynJGoulding
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Tis was an easy recipe for follow and really yummy - 13 Aug 2013

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