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Pineapple banana cake recipe

Pineapple Banana Cake Recipe

This pineapple, banana cake recipe or Hummingbird cake is a classic Southern cake. For a simple birthday cake idea, bake in a bundt tin, top with cream cheese frosting and decorate with flowers and chopped pecans.
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Prep Time : 20 mins
Cook Time : 30 mins
Total Time : 50 mins
Cuisine: : Western
Course : Desserts
Servings : 12 large slices
Calories : 371 : kcal
Author : Harriet

INGREDIENTS

DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 270 grams plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 160 grams caster sugar
  • 100 grams pecans chopped

WET INGREDIENTS

  • 300 grams bananas very ripe and mashed
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 300 grams canned pineapple rings about 8 – drained and chopped into tiny pieces
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • 80 grams cream cheese at room temperature
  • 80 grams sifted icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1-3 tablespoons lime juice
  • a few extra pecans for decorating

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F)

    MAKE THE CAKE

    • Place all the ingredients from the dry list into a large mixing bowl, mix well.
    • In a large jug, add all the ingredients from the wet list, and mix well.
    • Pour all the mixed wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and gently mix until just combined.
    • Spoon the mixture into the prepared 22 cm cake tin, level the top, and place in the preheated oven to bake for 20 - 30 minutes, or until cooked - Insert a wooden skewer into the cake, if it comes out clean the cake is cooked.
    • When cooked, remove from the oven, and allow to stand in the tin for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire cake rack. Allow to cool completely before adding the frosting.

    MAKE THE FROSTING

    • Place all the ingredients from the cream cheese frosting list into a bowl. Mix well (with a spoon or electric mixer) until smooth. Spread over the top of the cooled cake. Decorate with finely chopped pecan nuts.
    Nutrition Facts
    Pineapple Banana Cake Recipe
    Serving Size
     
    1 slice
    Amount per Serving
    Calories
    371
    % Daily Value*
    Fat
     
    19
    g
    29
    %
    Saturated Fat
     
    3
    g
    19
    %
    Cholesterol
     
    35
    mg
    12
    %
    Sodium
     
    79
    mg
    3
    %
    Potassium
     
    198
    mg
    6
    %
    Carbohydrates
     
    49
    g
    16
    %
    Fiber
     
    2
    g
    8
    %
    Sugar
     
    27
    g
    30
    %
    Protein
     
    5
    g
    10
    %
    Vitamin A
     
    162
    IU
    3
    %
    Vitamin C
     
    5
    mg
    6
    %
    Calcium
     
    27
    mg
    3
    %
    Iron
     
    2
    mg
    11
    %
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
    Nutrition Disclosure