photo: «Hummingbird» cake for a birthday party

«Hummingbird» cake for a birthday party

The «Hummingbird» cake for the birthday party will not leave indifferent you and your guests. Delicate and incredibly flavored cakes turn out very moist and soft, so they neednt any impregnation. Creamy cheese custard perfectly complements the pastry, making the «Hummingbird» birthday cake particularly delicious and airy.


  • Banana
    1 pcs
  • Сanned pineapple
    250 g
  • Sugar
    380 g
  • Whole wheat flour
    380 g
  • Egg
    3 pcs
  • Baking soda
    1 tsp
  • Cinnamon
    1 tsp
  • Sunflower oil
    170 ml
  • Cheese curd
    250 g
  • Butter
    180 g
  • Powdered sugar
    100 g
  • Dark chocolate
    90 g


  • 1. Sift the flour into a dry dish. Add sugar, baking powder and cinnamon. Mix the dry ingredients with a whisk.
  • 2. Mash a large and ripe banana into a puree with a fork in a deep dish.
  • 3. Cut into cubes rings of a canned pineapple.
  • 4. Add the crushed pineapple together with the juice to the bowl with the banana.
  • 5. Beat three eggs into the fruit mix , pour with vegetable oil.
  • 6. Mix the resulting mass.
  • 7. Add the mix portionwise to the dry mixture.
  • 8. Mix until homogenious dough.
  • 9. Lay the baking form with a parchment (diameter 18-20 cm).
  • 10. Divide the prepared dough into four parts. It is more convenient to use scales for accuracy. Take about 375 g of the dough to each cake.
  • 11. Put one portion of the dough into the baking tray. Send it to the oven, previously spreading it with a spatula.
  • 12. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 180 degrees.
  • 13. In this manner bake four cakes. Cool them on a grill.
  • 14. Wrap each cake into a cling film and put into the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or longer.
  • 15. To make custard, beat soft butter and fine sugar powder with a mixer until soft mousse.
  • 16. Add cottage cheese, again beat the ingredients into soft mousse with a mixer. You can make it multicolored by adding food colorants.
  • 17. Assemble the cake, spreading the custard over the cooled cakes.
  • 18. Melt the chopped into pieces black chocolate in a water bath. Add a piece of butter. While stirring, wait till it melts and the glaze becomes smooth.
  • 19. Pour the top layer of the cake with a warm glaze.
  • 20. Decorate the cake using fruit, berries, whipped cream, chocolate, marshmallows or fresh flowers.
  • 21. Bon appetit!