Recipe: Humming Bird Cake

Nathan Volz, the Executive Sous-Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte shared his recipe for the Humming Bird Cake.

Humming Bird Cake 

Pecans   1cup

All-purpose flour    3 cups

Baking powder     1 teaspoon

Sugar    2 cups

Salt    ½ teaspoon

Ground cinnamon   1 teaspoon

Eggs     3

Canola Oil    ¾ cup

Vanilla extract      1 ½ teaspoon

Crushed Pineapple 8 Oz

Mashed ripe Bananas    2 cups

Cream Cheese Icing

Cream cheese    8 Oz

Powdered sugar   1 box ( 3 2/3 cup)

Vanilla 1 teaspoon

Bake at 350F

Mix all dry ingredients together.

Mix together eggs, oil, vanilla, pineapple, mashed bananas and chopped pecans.

Mix dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.

Bake 25-30 minutes.