• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    This impressive hummingbird cake is my dad’s favorite, so I always make it for his birthday. It makes a memorable dessert for any celebration and is lovely with a summer meal. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas
    • 1-1/2 cups canola oil
    • 3 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 cup chopped walnuts
    • PINEAPPLE FROSTING:
    • 1/4 cup shortening
    • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 6 cups confectioners' sugar
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
    • 2 teaspoons half-and-half cream
    • Chopped walnuts, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 14
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 753 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 34 g 52.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 3 mg 1.09%
    • Sodium: 311 mg 12.97%
    • Calcium: 16 mg 1.59%
    • Potassium: 189 mg 5.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.45%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 110 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.54%
    • Sugar: 85 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Vitamin A 1.14%
    • Vitamin C 7.06%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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