Hummingbird Cake
Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

Recipes   Sweets    

Ingredients

Cake

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 cups Swerve Granular
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups refined coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 2 cups chopped bananas
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Icing

  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cups confectioners Swerve
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Instructions

For the Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; add eggs and oil, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  2. Stir in vanilla, milk, pineapple, bananas, and 1 cup chopped toasted pecans.
  3. Spoon batter into 3 well-greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans.
  4. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes our clean
  5. Cool cake layers in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks, and cool completely (about 1 hour).
  6. Place 1 cake layer on a serving platter. Spread 1 cup Cream Cheese Frosting over cake layer. Top with second layer, and spread 1 cup frosting over cake layer. Top with third cake layer, and spread top with remaining frosting.
  7. Arrange toasted pecan halves in a circular pattern over top of cake.

For the Icing

  1. Beat butter and cream cheese until well blended
  2. Add Swerve confectioners and vanilla, then add milk to get the consistency you want

Makes about 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 slice

Servings 16

Calories 550
Total Fat 45g
Total Saturated Fat 30g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 360mg
Total Carbs 72g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 9g
Swerve 44g
Protein 7g
Net Carbs: 23g