Gluten Free Hummingbird Cake

Introduction: Gluten Free Hummingbird Cake

Cooking gluten free is very easy, you only have to replace the wheat for
rice flour and cornstarch, make sure to read the labels on the products.

The name of the cake is a mistery, some people say the hummingbird is symbol of sweet, but the reality is that, the hummingbird cake is a very tasty, sweet and moist cake.It’s delicious!

Step 1: Ingredients:

Sponge cake:

150 gr rice flour

150 gr cornstarch

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

1 pinch of salt

100 ml sunflower oil

2 teaspoon of vanilla stract

200 gr sugar

3 eggs

3 bananas

1 can of pineapple

100 gr walnuts

100 gr coconut

Cheese frosting:

150 gr cream cheese

150 gr icing sugar

150 ml cream

25 gr butter

Step 2: Prepare Sponge Cake

Preheat the oven to 170º C

Chop the walnut and reserve.

Mix the 2 varieties of flour with baking soda and reserve.

Drain the pineapple, chop in a small pieces and reserve.

Peel and crush the banana with a fork.

Whisk the sugar with the egg until they reach a white colour.

Add the oil, banana, vanilla and cinnamon; two varieties of flour, baking soda and whisk.

Add the walnuts and pineapple and mix well with a spatula.

Divide the dough into 3 equal parts and put in a silicone mold.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Remove from mold and cool on rack.

Step 3: Prepare Cheese Frosting and Asemble the Cake

Prepare the frosting whisk all ingredients together and reserve in a
bowl in the freezer for 30 minutes.

Assemble the cake in layers:

Lay the sponge cake and cover with the cheese frosting, then add the other sponge cake layer and the cheese frosting.

At the end decorate with edible flowers.

Step 4: Tips

If you don’t have time, bake the sponge cake in the microwave for 5
minutes on a maximum power.

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    2 years ago

    I admit, I was secretly hoping you made a cake using real hummingbird meat.

    Alas, it still looks tasty anyway!