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Hummingbird Pound Cake
Hummingbird Pound Cake

Hummingbird Pound Cake

2 Hr(s) 35 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
2 Hr(s) 15 Min(s) Cook
Add crunch to this fruity Hummingbird Pound Cake with toasted pecans. Your kids are sure to hover around the kitchen when they see you whipping up this Hummingbird Pound Cake.
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18 servings
Original recipe yields 18 servings
3 cups flour
1 tsp. each baking soda and ground cinnamon
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
3 eggs
1-1/2 cups mashed fully ripe bananas (about 4)
1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
2 cups powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 325°F.
2
Combine flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add bananas, pineapple and dry pudding mix; beat 2 min. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well after each addition. Stir in 3/4 cup nuts.
3
Pour into greased and floured 12-inch fluted tube pan.
4
Bake 1 hour 5 min. to 1 hour 15 min. or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan 20 min. Loosen cake from sides of pan with knife. Invert onto wire rack; gently remove pan. Cool cake completely.
5
Mix cream cheese and powdered sugar until blended. Spoon into piping bag fitted with large round tip; use to drizzle icing over cake. Sprinkle with remaining nuts.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
How to Toast Nuts
Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavor. MICROWAVE METHOD: Place up to 1 cup of nuts in a shallow microwaveable dish.  Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec. STOVETOP METHOD: Place nuts in ungreased skillet.  Cook on medium heat until golden brown, stirring frequently. OVEN METHOD: Spread nuts in single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
Tip 2
Variation
Prepare cake batter as directed. Pour evenly into 2 greased and floured 9x5-inch loaf pans. Bake in 350°F oven 1 hour to 1 hour 15 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool, then remove cakes from pans as directed.
Tip 3
Mindful Eating
Set aside family time to connect and enjoy good food and good company while being mindful of portions.
Nutrition
Calories
480
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
29%
Saturated Fat 9g
45%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 65mg
22%
Sodium 250mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates 67g
24%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 45g
90%
Protein 5g
10%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
2%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
18 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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