Hummingbird Bread

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Hummingbird bread is such a southern classic! If you love banana bread, you’re going to love this recipe. Filled with bananas, pineapple and coconut, then topped with cream cheese frosting. It’s a sweet treat everyone adores.

I love making delicious and tasty breads, and this recipe is hands down among the best one you can find. If you like moist and rich breads, this is a must try recipe. You can also try the Moist Pumpkin Bread, Cream Cheese Banana Bread and Apple Pull Apart Bread.

Hummingbird Bread

Why do they call it a Hummingbird cake or in this case bread?

Hummingbird bread is flavorful moist and flavorful, made from a relatively simple ingredients. Many speculate that the cake’s name is due to its sweetness, but the origin of the cake remains a mystery.

What is a Hummingbird cake or bread made from?

Hummingbird cake is a banana-pineapple spice cake that is very common in the Southern United States. It is usually made with flour, sugar, oil, ripe banana, pineapple, cinnamon, pecans, eggs, and leavening agent. Hummingbird desserts are usually served with cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients You Need for Hummingbird Bread:

(full amounts in recipe box below)

For Bread

  • butter
  • sugar
  • brown sugar
  • eggs
  • baking soda
  • salt
  • flour
  • mashed bananas
  • pure vanilla extract
  • cinnamon
  • can crushed pineapple
  • sweetened shredded coconut
  • chopped pecans
  • powdered sugar
  • cream cheese



Hummingbird Bread

How To Make Hummingbird Bread:

Bread Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease your loaf pans with cooking spray
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and whisk until combined
  3. Using a standing mixer, cream the butter and sugars until creamy and fluffy
  4. Mix in the eggs and vanilla
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Batter will start to look really dry and crumbly
  6. Add in the pineapple, coconut and pecans and mix until combined
  7. Add in the mashed bananas
  8. Pour batter into loaf pans and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick or a knife comes out clean
  9. Let sit on a wire rack to cool completely

Icing Directions:

  1. Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients except the pecans and mix until smooth and fluffy
  2. Using a rubber spatula, scoop some of the cream cheese frosting onto a cooled loaf and frost
  3. Sprinkle with some chopped pecans
  4. Enjoy!

Hummingbird Bread

How long will Hummingbird Bread Stay Fresh?

The Hummingbird Bread can be stored wrapped in plastic wrap at room temperature for about 4-5 days.

Can you freeze this Bread Recipe?

Yes. Before freezing, make sure the bread is completely cooled. After that, wrap in aluminum foil. Freeze for up to 3 month. Defrost before slicing. You can also freeze individual slices.

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Hummingbird Bread
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Hummingbird Bread

Hummingbird bread is such a southern classic! If you love banana bread, you’re going to love this recipe. With bananas, pineapple and coconut, it’s a sweet treat everyone adores.
Servings: 24 servings
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 45 mins

Ingredients
  

Bread:

  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1/4 C brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 C mashed bananas
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 8 oz can crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1 C sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 C chopped pecans

Icing:

  • 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 C chopped pecans

Instructions

Bread:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease two 8x4 loaf pans with pam spray
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and whisk until combined
  • Using a standing mixer, cream the butter and sugars until creamy and fluffy
  • Mix in the eggs and vanilla
  • Gradually mix in the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Batter will start to look really dry and crumbly
  • Add in the pineapple, coconut and pecans and mix until combined
  • Add in the mashed bananas
  • Pour batter into loaf pans and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick or a knife comes out clean
  • Let sit on a wire rack to cool completely

Icing:

  • Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients except the pecans and mix until smooth and fluffy
  • Using a rubber spatula, scoop some of the cream cheese frosting onto a cooled loaf and frost
  • Sprinkle with some chopped pecans
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg

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