*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              Hummingbird Cake
 
 Recipe By     : Quick n Easy June 1997
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : All Newly Typed Not Shared       Dessert
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      cups          flour
    2      cups          sugar
    1      teaspoon      salt
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
    1 1/4  teaspoons     cinnamon
    3                    eggs -- beaten
    1 1/2  cups          vegetable oil
    2      teaspoons     vanilla
    1      can           (8 oz.) crushed pineapple -- undrained
    2      cups          chopped banana
    1 1/2  cups          chopped pecans
 					
                         Frosting:
    2      packages      (8 oz.) cream cheese -- softened
    1      cup           butter -- softened
    2      pounds        powdered sugar
    2      teaspoons     vanilla
    1      cup           pecans -- chopped
 
 To make cake, sift together flour, sugar, salt, soda and cinnamon.  Add eggs
 and oil and stir.  Stir in vanilla, pineapple, banana and pecans.  Spoon
 batter into three well-greased and floured 9 inch cake pans.  Bake at 350 for
 25-30 minutes.  Cool in pans on a rack for 10 minutes.  Turn cake out of
 pans.
 
 To make frosting, cream together cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  Slowly add powdered sugar, mixing well.  Stir in the vanilla.  Frost the
 cake between layers then the top and sides.  If desired, dredge the sides
 with chopped pecans and sprinkle pecans on top of cake.
 
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