This Hummingbird Cake recipe is a southern classic that is sure to impress your friends and family. With a delicious blend of bananas, pineapple, and pecans, this moist and flavorful cake is perfect for any special occasion or dessert. Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 can (8 oz) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 bananas)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Cream Cheese Frosting:
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 4 cups powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour three 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Add eggs, oil, vanilla, pineapple, bananas, and pecans; stir until blended.
  4. Pour batter into prepared cake pans and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Allow cakes to cool in pans for 10 minutes, then remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.
  6. For the cream cheese frosting, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add vanilla and gradually beat in powdered sugar until creamy.
  7. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. Garnish with pecans if desired.
  8. Enjoy your delicious Hummingbird Cake!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 540 || Total Fat: 25g || Saturated Fat: 8g || Cholesterol: 75mg || Sodium: 240mg || Total Carbohydrates: 75g || Dietary Fiber: 2g || Sugars: 53g || Protein: 5g

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