Hummingbird Cake - a Southern favourite
Anyway, I discovered Hummingbird Cake. It was up for auction. I asked the woman beside what it was but she hadn't had one in a long time and couldn't put a finger on the flavours and only said that it was REALLY good! I researched online and found a wonderful baking website.
I would think that something called Hummingbird Cake would be very sweet, such as a hummingbird would like. Well, it is much like a carrot cake in texture but the flavours are crushed pineapple, pureed bananas and chopped pecans. This is cooked as a layer cake and held together with creamed cheese frosting that also has pecans added. It is very rich and a little goes a long way. Check out this website for a picture and a recipe. http://www.joyofbaking.com/HummingbirdCake.html