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How to Make the Perfect American Pancakes

How to Make the Perfect American Pancakes

American pancakes are a joy, if not a right, when it comes to a lazy breakfast, brunch or afternoon treat. There’s something about pancakes that ju...
Step-by-step: Red Velvet food colouring

Step-by-step: Red Velvet food colouring

Get that perfectly deep red sponge every time with our easy to follow guide on how to mix and bake Red Velvet cake and cupcakes using gel food colo...
Red Velvet Food Colouring

Red Velvet Food Colouring

Is your Red Velvet sponge turning out an unappetising shade of brown? Solve your baking conundrums with our most frequently asked red food colourin...
Tips for making fudge

Tips for making fudge

Who can resist melt-in-the mouth fudge? Sweet and creamy, this popular candy is a wonderful rainy day recipe and makes an adorable gift. Here are o...
Decorating masterclass: How to make edible straws

Decorating masterclass: How to make edible straws

We have a lot of fun coming up with cute and quirky decorations for our Daily Specials cupcakes, but these edible little straws have to be one of o...
Sweet baking ideas for Valentine’s Day

Sweet baking ideas for Valentine’s Day

It has all gone a bit heart-shaped at The Hummingbird Bakery. If you’re looking to sweeten up your special someone with a just-for-you bake, try ou...
Thanksgiving Baking

Thanksgiving Baking

Are you celebrating Thanksgiving? London’s home of American baking takes a look at some of the traditional Thanksgiving treats and shares tips on p...
Halloween cupcake decorating ideas

Halloween cupcake decorating ideas

Serve up spooktacular Halloween treats with ideas on how to decorate cupcakes with creepy Halloween designs! Fright night is drawing in and guys an...
Cupcake sizes explained

Cupcake sizes explained

Baked deliciousness comes in many shapes and sizes. The Hummingbird Bakers explain the difference between fairy cakes and cupcakes and offer their ...
Ideas for baking with the kids

Ideas for baking with the kids

Involving children in baking is not only lots of fun but it can help inspire a future generation of bakers! More often than not, you won’t have to...
Ingredient Guide: Flavourings, Essences and Syrups

Ingredient Guide: Flavourings, Essences and Syrups

Explore new dimensions of flavour in your baking with delicious flavourings, edible essences and sweet syrups. One thing we love about cupcakes is ...
Top cake frosting tips from The Hummingbird Bakery

Top cake frosting tips from The Hummingbird Bakery

Heaps of fluffy frosting are what make American cupcakes so deliciously moreish. Get your topping tip top with The Hummingbird Bakery’s guide to ca...