Very eager to try out this classic recipe, the hummingbird cake:
The Original Hummingbird Cake Recipe
Originally submitted by Mrs. L.H. Wiggins of Greensboro, North
Carolina in the February 1978 issue, this Hummingbird Cake recipe is
known to have won numerous blue ribbons at county fairs.
Photo: Southern Living
It is full of flavours; with chopped bananas, crushed pineapples, (mine with dessicated coconut), cinnamon and chopped pecans.
Instead of topping the frosted cake with pecans, I decorated the top with dried pineapple slices.
These pineapple slices are baked at 112degC for about an hour.
Cream cheese frosting covered this 2 layer cake.
Cream cheese frosted Hummingbird cake topped with dried pineapple slices.
Le Petit Four- Welcome to my blog. I am keen on baking my own pastries as I find those in the bakeries and supermarkets unhealthy and laden with transfats. My teenage son is always hungry (aren't they all) and I am unable to find any suitably healthy snacks; thus venturing into this delightful task of baking.