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Lightened Up Hummingbird Bundt Cake

A banana pineapple pecan cake with a greek yogurt orange honey cream cheese frosting. 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Author Dani

Ingredients

Hummingbird Cake

  • ¾ chopped toasted pecans
  • 2 cups oat flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ cup raw honey
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 4 bananas roasted
  • * 8 oz crushed pineapple in juice do not drain
  • * ¾ cup greek yogurt full fat or fat free, room temperature
  • * 1 ½ tsp vanilla bean paste

Greek Yogurt Honey Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz low fat cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean pasta
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • Zest of whole orange
  • 1 cup organic powdered sugar

Instructions

Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease and flour a bundt pan.
  2. Roast the bananas on a parchment lined baking sheet in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes, or until skins of the bananas turn black. Let cool.
  3. Toast pecans in 350 degree oven for 8-10 minutes, or until fragrant and start to slightly brown. Let cool.
  4. Mix dry ingredients together.
  5. Beat eggs and coconut sugar until light and frothy. Beat in honey and vanilla pasta. Add in remaining wet ingredients.
  6. Gently fold wet ingredients until dry ingredients until well incorporated. Fold in pecans.
  7. Pour batter intro prepared buddy pan. Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool for 20 minutes then flip out of bounds pan. Let cool completely before frosting.
  8. Pour desired amount of frosting over cake.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Frosting

  1. Beat greek yogurt and cream cheese together until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in honey, orange juice, orange zest and vanilla and neat until well incorporated.
  3. Add in powdered sugar and mix until frosting is stable and fluffy.
  4. May need to add more orange juice or almond milk to thin out frosting in order to properly pour it over cake.