Since the Hummingbird Cake recipe originally ran in 1978, it has become the most requested recipe in Southern Living history.
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Originally submitted by Mrs. L.H. Wiggins of Greensboro, North Carolina in our February 1978 issue, this Hummingbird Cake recipe is known to have won numerous blue ribbons at county fairs.
Click through this slideshow to see our updated take on the original recipe and find lightened and simple variations for Hummingbird Cake recipes.