Pineapple Banana Hummingbird Mini Loaves

Variation: Omit DOLE Bananas, substitute with 1 cup Maraschino cherries, drained and cut in half and remove ground cinnamon.

Pineapple Banana Hummingbird Mini Loaves

Photo by Sheila O.

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  • 1

    pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix

  • 1

    pkg. (3.4 oz.) vanilla flavor instant pudding & pie filling

  • 4


  • ¼

    cup vegetable oil

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1

    can (20 oz.) DOLE® Crushed Pineapple,

  • juice drained and 1 cup reserved

  • 2

    medium, ripe DOLE Bananas, well mashed (1 cup)

  • ½

    cup chopped pecans

  • Cream Cheese Glaze (recipe below)


Preheat oven to 350ºF. Combine cake mix, dry instant pudding, cinnamon, reserved pineapple juice, eggs and oil in large bowl with mixer 2 minutes, or until blended. Add crushed pineapple, bananas and nuts; mix just until blended. Pour prepared batter into 5 foil mini loaf pans sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Bake 40 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool completely. Drizzle Cream Cheese Glaze over cooled loaves. Garnish with additional chopped pecans, if desired. Cream Cheese Glaze: Combine 2 oz. softened cream cheese with 1 tablespoon milk and 1/2 cup powdered sugar; drizzle over cooled loaves.


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