Hummingbird Carrot Cake

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“The addition of pineapple makes this "hummingbird". This is the best carrot cake recipe I've found, totally addictive. The cream cheese icing is a must.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius.
  2. Sift the flour into a large bowl with the sugar, bicarb soda and cinnamon.
  3. Make a well in the centre and add the oil, eggs and vanilla, beating well.
  4. Fold in carrots, walnuts, coconut and pineapple.
  5. Pour into a greased 23cm springform pan.
  6. Bake for about 70 minutes.
  7. Cool cake completely before adding the icing.
  8. ICING: Have the cream cheese at room temperature and mix it with the butter.
  9. Beat in enough sifted icing sugar to sweeten to taste and stir in the vanilla and lemon juice (you can add more or less depending on taste and icing consistency).

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