Hummingbird Bread

Hummingbird Bread is a delightful and indulgent treat that captures the essence of the beloved Hummingbird Cake in a delightful bread form. This moist and flavorful bread is a harmonious fusion of tropical flavors, featuring ripe bananas, crushed pineapple, and chopped pecans, all swirled together in a tender and aromatic loaf.

As you slice into this delectable bread, you’re greeted by the irresistible aroma of ripe bananas and sweet pineapple, intermingled with the comforting scent of warm spices. Each bite offers a symphony of flavors and textures, with the sweetness of the bananas and pineapple complemented by the crunchy goodness of the pecans.

The tender crumb of the bread melts in your mouth, leaving behind a lingering sweetness that is both comforting and indulgent. Whether enjoyed as a breakfast treat, an afternoon snack, or a dessert, Hummingbird Bread is sure to delight your taste buds and transport you to a tropical paradise with every bite.

This irresistible bread is perfect for sharing with friends and family or enjoying all to yourself as a special treat. With its unique blend of flavors and moist, tender texture, Hummingbird Bread is sure to become a favorite in your baking repertoire, bringing joy and delight to all who taste it.


1.5 cups flour
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup oil
2 beaten eggs
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup canned pineapple chunks (with juice)
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a loaf pan.

2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, oil, mashed bananas, beaten eggs, and canned pineapple chunks (with juice) until well combined.

3. Stir in chopped pecans, raisins, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.

4. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.

5. Bake in the preheated oven for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

6. Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely before slicing and serving.

Enjoy your delicious Hummingbird Bread warm, cold, or toasted with a pat of butter. This bread will keep well for a few days if wrapped tightly in plastic wrap and stored at room temperature. Trust me, your family and friends will love this recipe and ask for it again and again.

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