This Hummingbird Cake Mix makes it easy to create a delicious cake that tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen. Hummingbird cake is Not a cake for little birds to eat! It originated in Jamaica and was first brought to the Southern US around 1970.
This sweet, moist cake is like a tropical getaway in your mouth. Named "Hummingbird Cake" because it is sweet enough for a Hummingbird to enjoy. The package contains easy to follow directions. To make a deliciously moist cake you will need vegetable oil, undrained crushed pineapple, and mashed, and ripe bananas.
What's a cake without frosting? Hummingbird cake is best with a delicious cream cheese frosting. You can use your favorite store brand of frosting or create a homemade cream cheese frosting found below.
You will want to have this Hummingbird Cake Mix on hand for a family gathering at any time of year. Make sure to refrigerate any leftovers because of the cream cheese frosting (not included). Who are we kidding, here will not be any leftovers.
Easy Hummingbird Cake Baking Instructions
- 1 package Hummingbird Cake Mix
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 1(8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, Undrained
- 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2)
- 2 large eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (optional)
- 1 cup chopped Pecans (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray either a 9x13 inch pan or two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray or coat lightly with softened butter.
Next, in a large bowl, add the Hummingbird Cake Mix, the oil, undrained pineapple, mashed bananas, eggs, and vanilla, if using. Whisk together until smooth or use an electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in the pecans, if using.
Pour batter into the cake pan(s). Bake until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. The typical time is about 25 to 30 minutes for 8 inch rounds or 30 to 35 minutes for 9x13inch pan.
Place the baking pan on a rack to cool completely. Remove and let cool on a wire rack. Cover the cake and frost with cream cheese frosting. Try this cream cheese frosting recipe.
Features of this Hummingbird Cake Mix
Size: Makes one cake, either a 9 x 13 or a 2 layer cake (2–8-inch rounds)
Ingredients: Sugar, All-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, ground cinnamon.
Product Contains Wheat
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