For years I’ve avoided Classic Hummingbird Cake. Honestly, it wasn’t really that much of an issue since I lived in areas where it was unlikely to pop up all over as it does here in the South. You’ll see it here, at picnics, potlucks, and at all kinds of get-togethers.
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