Doctor Bird Cake

Doctor Bird Cake

Ladan M Miller 19

"Easy to prepare recipe that I've been baking for over 3 years. It's good year round. You will enjoy baking and eating it."


2 h servings 376 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 376 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 17.4 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 238 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.
  2. Into a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Make a well in the flour mixture. Add the mashed bananas, oil, vanilla, eggs and pineapple with juice. Fold in nuts.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool completely on wire rack.
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  1. 14 Ratings


This is our all time family favorite. It is easy, and always delicious. We usually add extra banana.

This cake recipe was published in the news paper in the late 60s as the cake that would not last. Doctor Bird Cake was known for disappearing quickly as everyone loves this cake. Quick and eas...

"Awesome cake!" says hubby & kids. I've been baking 30+ yrs. and was delighted to find this recipe for a lighter version of traditional, heavy, oily banana-nut loaf. The pineapple (AND juice) is...

I loved this cake. The pineapple was a great addition. It was so moist and easy. The only thing that I would watch is the time. Mine cooked in only 1 hour in my bundt pan and was perfect. T...

This was great frosted with cream cheese icing.

This is one of my favorite recipes but I definitely would cut back on the cooking time to 1 hr and recommend topping it. My preference is a glaze made from 3 T pineapple juice and powdered suga...

I was looking for a moist banana cake and this one really fit the bill. I agree with another reviewer about the time necessary to bake it. I used a bundt pan and removed it from the oven after a...

This is an all-time favorite of my family for at least 30 years. It is moist and stays that way until it's gone. I prefer the tube pan. It makes a beautiful cake, doesn't require icing and th...

After all the great reviews I expected a great cake. Unfortunately mine came out really dry and boring. All you could taste were bananas even though I put in powdered ginger and allspice too. ...