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Tootsie Gallery and Cafe – Hummingbird Cake

Tootsie Gallery and Cafe of Yass NSW is a authentic restoration of the beautiful art deco building from 1937 . They provide a friendly and funky atmosphere with awesome coffee and cakes – something a little different from the usual gallery.

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Hummingbird Cake

What will you need?


  • 3/4 cup plain Flour
  • 3/4 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 450 g can crushed pineapple in juice , drained , reserving 1/3 cup of juice
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup extra light olive oil
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


  • 125g cream cheese softened
  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar

Get cooking!

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius/ or 160 degrees Celsius for fan forced.
  2. Grease 12 cm square cake pan. Line base and sides with baking paper.
  3. Sift flours, soda ,cinnamon and sugar in a large bowl . Stir in pineapple, reserved juice, coconut, banana, egg oil and 1/4 cup of cold water .
  4. Pour in prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.







Thank you Micheala  for sharing this fantastic recipe with us!

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