Hummingbird Bar

Hummingbird Bars are a very simple dessert recipe that is similar to Hummingbird Cake.  This makes a great dessert to take to a party or to have as a snack.


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups (2 medium) diced bananas
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup maraschino cherries, halved
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 8 ounce can crushed pineapple, undrained


  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 Tablespoons warm milk

Heat oven to 350°.  Grease and flour a 15x10x1” jelly roll pan.  Lightly spoon flour into a large bowl.  Combine all bar ingredients; stir until blended.  Spread evenly into prepared pan.  Bake at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

In a small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, adding just enough milk for desired glaze consistency.  Spread over warm bars; cool completely.  Cut into bars and store in refrigerator.  
Yield:  48 bars

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