Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting & Pineapple Topping | Golden Cloud

Looking for a sweet and delicious cake recipe to impress your guests? Look no further than this Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Pineapple Topping recipe from Golden Cloud. With a combination of bananas, pineapples, and pecans, this cake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup canned crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Cream cheese frosting (recipe below)
  • Pineapple topping (recipe below)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Stir until well mixed.
  3. Add the beaten eggs, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients. Stir until everything is well combined.
  4. Fold in the crushed pineapple, mashed bananas, and chopped pecans.
  5. Pour the batter evenly into the prepared cake pans.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cakes comes out clean.
  7. Allow the cakes to cool completely before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting Instructions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and butter together until smooth.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, and beat until well mixed.
  3. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Frost the cooled cakes with the cream cheese frosting.

Pineapple Topping Ingredients:

  • 1 cup canned crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Pineapple Topping Instructions:

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the crushed pineapple, sugar, and cornstarch.
  2. Add the cold water and stir until everything is well combined.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and allow the topping to cool.
  6. Spoon the pineapple topping over the frosted cake.

Impress your friends and family with this delicious and easy-to-make Hummingbird Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Pineapple Topping. Head to Golden Cloud's website for more baking inspiration.

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