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Vegan Hummingbird cake



1 portion(s)


  • 275 g fresh pineapple pieces, can be exchanged for canned crushed pineapple
  • 4 ripe bananas, about 420 g
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 60 g vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Paste
  • 310 g Flour, Plain
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 35 g Desiccated Coconut


  • 250 g dairy free cream cheese
  • 150 g dairy free spread, for example nuttelex
  • 5 tsp arrowroot starch, can be replaces with corn starch
  • 600 g icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 tbsp coconut cream


  • 50 g pecan nuts, chopped
  • 0.5 portion pineapple pieces, dehydrated
  • 6
    1h 0min
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees and grease two 18cm round cake pans, alternatively linecupcake pen with liners.
  2. Place pineapple into mixing bowl and chop 3sec/sp 4.5
  3. Add Bananas and mash 5sec/sp 5. Scrape down bowl with your spatula.
  4. Add brown sugar, oil and vanilla and mix for /5sec/sp 4
  5. Add all remaining cake ingredients and combine 20sec/sp 5. Help mixing using your spatula.
  6. Devide batter between pans and bake for 40 -45 min or until skewer comes out clean (if baking cupcakes bake for 20minutes)
  7. Let cakes cool while you make frosting.
  8. Frosting
  9. Insert butterfly into clean and dry bowl
  10. Add vegan butter and cream cheese and cream for 20sec/sp 3
  11. Add 300g icing sugar and starch and combine for 10sec/sp 3. Scarpe down the side of your bowl using your spatula.
  12. Add remaining icing sugar and coconut cream and combine for 15 sec/sp 4
  13. Chill frosting toll ready to use
  14. Decorating
  15. Spread icing between cake layers and coat cake in icing or pipe icing onto cupcakes
  16. Decorate with chopped pacans and dehydrated pineapple slices or whereever your imagination takes you. Be creative

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Frosting is a little runny for firmer icing add more icing sugar to adjust.
You will need about 1/2 a pineapple for the cake, slice the rest into thin slices and dehydrate for pretty yet easy decoration

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