Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Pineapple Banana Hummingbird Mini Loaves

1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 box vanilla flavor instant pudding
4 eggs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 teasppon cinnamon
1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, juice drained and 1 cup reserved
2 medium ripe bananas well mashed (1 cup)
1/2 cup chopped pecans or nut of your choice
Preheat oven to 350.  Combine cake mix, pudding mix-dry, reserved pineapple juice, eggs and oil in large bowl with mixer for 2 minutes or until blended.  Add crushed pineapple, bananans and nuts mix just until blended.  Pour batter into 5 foil (I get 6) loaf pans sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.  Cool completely.
Pineapple & Cherry Nut Mini Loaves
Substitute 1 cup Maraschino Cherries drained and halved for the bananas and omit cinnamon.
Crean Cheese Glaze
Combine 2 ounces softened cream cheese with 1 tablespoon milk and 1/2 cup powered sugar.  Drizzle over cooled loaves.

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