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Win a Nordic Ware Pan and Hummingbird Bakery baking bundle

Win a Nordic Ware Pan and Hummingbird Bakery baking bundle

  Love is in the air… or is that just the scent of fresh baking?     One loved-up winner can fall in love with fresh baking all over again thanks ...
Baking equipment: what every baker needs

Baking equipment: what every baker needs

They say a worker is only as good as their tools, so make sure you have the right equipment to hand when baking for the best results.   Tins Non-st...
The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook – Revised and Expanded out soon!

The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook – Revised and Expanded out soon!

The number one baking bestseller is back! The Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook has been revised and expanded with eight irresistible new recipes, includ...
Five skills all bakers need

Five skills all bakers need

If you’re baking at home and wondering how you can improve your skills, there are a few key qualities that can help you to progress as a baker.   ...
The new Hummingbird Bakery Mobile Unit is on the road!

The new Hummingbird Bakery Mobile Unit is on the road!

The authentic taste of American-style baking is coming to an event near you as The Hummingbird Bakery goes on the move with its new mobile bakery u...
Cake tins: a basic guide for bakers

Cake tins: a basic guide for bakers

Let's talk tins! Baking tins come in all shapes and sizes, so in order for your bakes to turn out perfectly, preparation and correct sizing is key....
VIDEO: S’more Brownies

VIDEO: S’more Brownies

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to try the classic American campfire delicacy that is s’mores, marshmallows toasted with chocolate between cracker...
How to bake the perfect brownie

How to bake the perfect brownie

Fudgy, chocolatey and with a shiny crisp top; no one can resist a tray of brownies fresh from the oven. Follow our guide to help you bake your best...
A history of the cupcake

A history of the cupcake

Where did the cupcake craze come from? As an American bakery in London, it’s our duty to share a little history behind our all-time favourite bake:...
How to bake the perfect cookie

How to bake the perfect cookie

Any American will tell you that cookie-making is an art in itself. We asked our bakers what they think makes the perfect cookie and how you can bak...
Baking guide to raising agents

Baking guide to raising agents

We raise a few important questions about our dear old raising agents and what their unique properties bring to your bakes. What do raising agents d...
Essential kitchen equipment for home bakers

Essential kitchen equipment for home bakers

We give our list of the 10 must-have kitchen tools every home baker should have to hand to help turn out those show-stopping bakes. 1. Stand mixer ...