Friday, February 24, 2017

Hummingbird Bundt Cake


From pineapple to cream cheese, Hummingbird Bundt Cake has the same ingredients as the original popular layer cake but simplified by baking in a Bundt pan.


CAKE BATTER
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 3/4 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 4 large)
1 (8-oz.) can crushed pineapple (do not drain)
3/4 cup canola oil
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

GLAZE
4 ounces cream cheese, cubed and softened
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 to 2 Tbsp. milk

1. Prepare Cake Batter: Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.

2. Stir together flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in eggs and next 4 ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Sprinkle 1 cup toasted pecans into a greased and floured 14-cup Bundt pan. Spoon batter over pecans.

3. Bake at 350° for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack, and cool completely (about 2 hours).

4. Prepare Glaze: Process cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and 1 Tbsp. milk in a food processor until well blended. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. milk, 1 tsp. at a time, processing until smooth. Immediately pour glaze over cooled cake, and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup toasted pecans.
Yum

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9 comments:

Vanessa said...

This looks like the kind of cake my boys would really enjoy. I'll like making it because it's all ingredients I commonly have.

Cate | Int'l Desserts Blog said...

I love Hummingbird cake and now I want to make it in bundt cake form! Thanks for sharing this. :)

Mother of 3 said...

I have never heard of hummingbird cake!

Family Around The Table said...

Hummingbird cake is my husband's favorite. I've never made it in a Bundt before but will definitely try your recipe! Visiting from #ThursdayFavoriteThings

handmade by amalia said...

Now I really want cake.
Amalia
xo

Marilyn Lesniak said...

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Jean | DelightfulRepast.com said...

Linda, just had to pop in from your link at Home Sweet Home since I just posted my two-layer Hummingbird Cake. I'm going to do the Bundt next time as I do like a Bundt cake. Yours is lovely!

The Charm of Home said...

This is the best cake! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

Miz Helen said...

Congratulations!
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Miz Helen