Home of Apples4theteacher.com - Children's Book Reviews, Cooking with Kids, Kids Craft Ideas for Teachers, Puzzles
Thematic Book Reviews Coloring Sheets Holidays and Events Teacher Worksheets
Thematic Books Color Holiday Fun Teacher Printables
 
An Educational Resource Site for
Teachers and Homeschoolers
  November 01, 2014
Ad

4th of July Dessert Recipes - July Fourth Hummingbird Cake
Dessert Ideas for Your Fourth of July BBQ

Home > Holidays > 4th of July > Fourth of July Dessert Recipes for Kids > July Fourth Hummingbird Cake

July Fourth Hummingbird Cake - This is a red and blue twist to an old favorite. Normally a dessert served at Easter this cake will wow them with the blue and red topping. Serve with lighted sparklers on top.

Product: 4th of July Dessert Recipes for Kids
Category: Fourth of July Fun - Cooking Activities

 
Ad

July Fourth Hummingbird Cake

Ingredients:

  • 3 C of flour
  • 2 C of sugar
  • 1 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1 1/2 t cinnamon
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 C canola oil
  • 4 t vanilla extract, divided
  • 1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple in juice
  • 2 C of mashed bananas
  • 1 C pecans, finely chopped
  • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese,
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • 3 C of confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 C sweetened flaked coconut
  • Red and blue food coloring

Preparation:

  1. Preset the oven temperature to 350 and adjust the oven racks in thirds.
  2. Coat 3 eight inch round pans with cooking spray and line the bottoms with wax paper sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Place the flour, sugar, baking soda and cinnamon together in a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
  4. Place the eggs, oil and 2 t of vanilla together in a separate bowl and whisk until blended together well.
  5. Fold in the crushed pineapple with its juice, the bananas and the pecans until combined.
  6. Add the mixture to the flour mixture and stir until the dry ingredients are just moistened.
  7. Divide the batter evenly between the three pans.
  8. Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Cook for 10 minutes in the pans on a wire rack.
  10. Invert the cakes onto the wire rack, remove the pan and wax paper and cool completely.
  11. Beat together on medium speed the cream cheese, butter and remaining vanilla until creamy.
  12. Adjust the mixer speed to low and gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar until completely combined.
  13. Place the coconut into two separate sealable bags.
  14. Add red food coloring to one bag and blue food coloring to the other.
  15. Shake the bags to tint the coconut.
  16. Place on layer of cake on a platter and frost the top with the frosting.
  17. Place the second layer of cake on top and frost the top.
  18. Place the third layer of cake on and frost the top and sides completely.
  19. Sprinkle the cake with the colored coconut covering the top and sides.

Serves 16

4th of July Games for Independence DayFourth of July Activities & Games

4th of July Unit of Study

About the 4th of July

When is the 4th of July 2014?

4th of July Coloring Pages

American History for Kids - Revolutionary War Coloring Pages

Independence Day Printables and Worksheets

4th of July Game Ideas

4th of July Side Dish Recipes

4th of July Dessert Recipes

4th of July Animated Jigsaw Puzzles

Declaration of Independence

Writing the Declaration of Independence Video

"Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death Speech"

4th of July Crafts

Patriotic Poems

Thematic Reading List - Kids Books

Printable Independence Day Stories

Scrambler Puzzles

More Symbols of the U.S.

4th of July Word Search

Declaration of Independence Word Search

Original 13 Colonies Word Search
 

Other Patriotic Games & Activities:

Flag Day Games and Teaching Ideas

Memorial Day Activities

Veterans' Day Activities

Famous American Coloring Sheets

4th of July Recipes Other 4th of July Recipes and Recipe Ideas

BBQ Side Dish Recipes

Patriotic 4th of July Dessert Recipes

Email this page to a friend Email this page to a friend

ADD, ADHD, Literacy, ESL, Special Ed, Bilingual Ed, Gifted, Health Ed, Early Childhood Education   
 
Home Search About Us Contact Compensation and Affiliation Affidavit Getting Started Privacy Policy Terms of Service Sitemap

Apples4theteacher.com is a teacher created website with elementary and homeschooling activities:
first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade and sixth grade teaching materials and lesson plans.

Copyright ©1999-2014
Owned and operated by Webstantaneous Web Marketing, LLC

Home Kids Safe Search for Apples4theteacher.com Stay informed - subscribe to our newsletter! Add this site to your favorites folder Sitemap - Contents of Website Contact Us