I love a good hummingbird cake; they are moist, dense, and full of flavor. If you have never heard of it, it is a cake made from bananas, pineapple, cinnamon, and pecans. The texture and flavor are similar to banana bread, but the pineapple adds a hint of citrus flavor and an extra moist texture. Layered with cream cheese frosting, this cake is simply perfection. There is a reason it’s a Southern favorite.
I decided to make this cake a little different by adding white chocolate to the cream cheese frosting. The white chocolate pairs well with the tanginess of the pineapple and cream cheese. Plus, who doesn’t like white chocolate?
Typically, pecans are used in this cake, but walnuts work just fine, especially with how expensive pecans can be now. They just add a little extra crunchy goodness.
I hope you enjoy this cake! It will make the perfect…
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