Hummingbird Cake

Oh wow! Look at this 😛 the instruction and recipe doesn’t look complex! I think I can try this! Thank You 🙂 I reblogged your post – share it to everyone 😉

Baker on the Rise

I was looking for a dessert to bring to my family’s Easter party and a recipe for Hummingbird Cake graced my computer screen. Bingo! I had to bake this! This three layer cake with cinnamon, pecan, pineapple, bananas, and cream cheese frosting is not to be missed. Every reference to the cake I found stated it’s already been wildly popular for decades, especially in the South.

I love the history of this cake. It goes not only by Hummingbird Cake but also by The Cake that Doesn’t Last, Nothing Left Cake, and Granny’s Best Cake. It’s exact origins remain a mystery.

The general consensus seems to be that the first printed reference to Hummingbird Cake appeared in the 1978 issue of Southern Livingmagazine submitted by a Mrs. L.H. Wiggins. Southern Living magazine claims it’s their most requested recipe and the cake is cherished all across the South.

According to Food Timeline other…

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