10 Interesting Facts About Hummingbird Cake

1. Originating in Jamaica as the Doctor Bird Cake, it's iconic.

2. Introduced in the 1970s, it charmed the American South.

3. Mrs. L.H. Wiggins shared her original recipe with Southern Living.

4. Oil-based, this cake boasts more fruit than flour in it.

5. Bananas, pineapple, and pecans blend in this delectable creation.

6. A dash of cinnamon and nutmeg spices up its flavor.

7. Cream cheese frosting crowns this delightful dessert.

8. Sweet enough to lure hummingbirds, hence its intriguing name.

9. Often served "naked" without frosting on the sides.

10. A cherished choice for weddings and special celebrations alike.