Holiday hummingbird sheet cake by Mama Steph

(KLTV/KTRE) - The traditional Southern cake, affectionately named Hummingbird cake, gets an easy makeover by Mama Steph.

Holiday hummingbird sheet cake:

I box yellow or white cake mix 
8 ounce can crushed pineapple with juice
2 ripe bananas, chopped
10-12 maraschino cherries, halved, plus 2 teaspoons juice
½ cup water
½ cup oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 can cream cheese frosting
2/3 cup chopped pecans

Combine all ingredients except pecans in a large mixing bowl. Mix for one minute on medium speed with hand blender.

Bake in a 9x13"greased baking dish at 350 for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool, then ice with cream cheese icing, and top with the pecans.