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    Silver Dollar City's Hummingbird Cake

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    Silver Dollar City's Hummingbird Cake

    1 1/2 cups sugar
    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple (juice pack) drained
    1/2 cup cooking oil
    4 eggs, lightly beaten
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 cup chopped bananas
    1 cup chunky-style applesauce
    2/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
    Cream cheese Frosting (recipe below)
    1 1/2 cups chopped pecans, toasted


    Grease and lightly flour two 9 x 1/2- inch round cake pans; set aside.
    In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add pineapple, oil, eggs and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer till combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in bananas, applesauce and walnuts. Divide batter between prepared pans.

    Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool thoroughly.

    Frost cake. Lightly press pecans into sides of cake. Sprinkle top with additional finely chopped pecans, if you like. Makes 12 to 16 servings(HA)

    Cream Cheese Frosting: In a large bowl, beat one 8-ounce package cream cheese, 1/2 cup butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth.




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