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Hummingbird Cake Shake

If you’re from the South, you know the deliciousness that is Hummingbird Cake. This divine shake recreates the tropical banana-pineapple combination — it’s like a slice of cake in a glass!

Traditional Hummingbird Cake tastes like a spiced mash-up of pineapple-upside down cake and banana bread. The recipe originated in Jamaica and is named after the national bird, the hummingbird.

It became a “Southern Classic” dessert in the ’70s and took flight in the U.S. after Southern Living magazine published a version of the original Jamaican recipe.

In addition to banana, pineapple, pecans, and spices, our version uses Vanilla Shakeology to add superfood nutrition!


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This creamy, delicious shake is like a slice of Hummingbird Cake in a glass!

Prep Time 5 mins

Cook Time 0 mins

Total Time 5 mins

Servings 1 serving

Calories 313 kcal

  • 1 cup / 240 ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup / 170 g ice
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Shakeology
  • ½ large banana
  • ½ cup chopped pineapple
  • 5 unsalted pecan halves, chopped
  • ¼ tsp. ground allspice (or ground cinnamon)
  1. Place almond milk, ice, Shakeology, banana, pineapple, pecans, and allspice in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.  

Fantastic Fiber (F), Gluten-Free (GF), Protein Power (P), Quick ’n’ Easy (QE), Vegan (V), Vegetarian (VG) 

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.*

* Total Sugar 16 g, Added Sugar 5 g

Nutrition Facts

Hummingbird Cake Shake

Amount Per Serving (1 shake)

Calories 313 Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Fat 11g17%

Saturated Fat 1g6%

Sodium 478mg21%

Carbohydrates 35g12%

Fiber 8g33%

Sugar 16g18%

Protein 19g38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents (Regular & Vegan)

1½ Purple

1 Red

½ Blue

1 tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!

This recipe makes a great breakfast.