Tennessee Hummingbird Cake

3 cups plain flour
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1 1⁄2 tablespoons cinnamon
3 eggs, beaten
1 1⁄2 cups cooking oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1⁄2 cups chopped bananas
2 cups chopped nuts (for those allergic to nuts, substiute 2 cups of chopped apples)
1 (10 ounce) can crushed pineapple


Sift all dry ingredients. Set aside.

Beat eggs, add oil and vanilla.

Add dry ingredients and beat about 2 minutes.

Add bananas, pineapple, nuts and fold in with a fork–don’t beat.

Bake 50 minutes at 350 degrees.

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