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Christmas at The Hummingbird Bakery

Christmas at The Hummingbird Bakery

The holiday season is a busy time of year for an American bakery in London! Our shops are decked out with festive adornments and our Christmas cake...
Halloween haunts The Hummingbird Bakery

Halloween haunts The Hummingbird Bakery

Something sinister is afoot at the five London branches of The Hummingbird Bakery… a cold chill tells us that Halloween must be here! Spooky sponge...
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 ...
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...
The icing on the cake: decorating cakes and cupcakes with sugarpaste

The icing on the cake: decorating cakes and cupcakes with sugarpaste

Soft, sweet and with endless possibilities – when it comes to decorating cakes we’re rather fond of fondant. Read on to learn the basics of cake de...
How to frost layer cakes (Hummingbird Bakery style)

How to frost layer cakes (Hummingbird Bakery style)

Icing a sponge cake with buttercream can fill even the most able of bakers with dread, but it’s really a piece of cake with a few tips from the exp...
How to line or grease a cake tin

How to line or grease a cake tin

Stop stubborn cakes from sticking with our simple guide to cake tin preparation. Preparing your tin properly takes a matter of moments and is one l...
The making of our Easter Chocolate Cake

The making of our Easter Chocolate Cake

Get behind the scenes of The Hummingbird Bakery kitchens and discover just how our luxurious chocolate layer cake gets its Easter look! The Easter ...
Ordering is here for Easter treats

Ordering is here for Easter treats

Spring into Easter with The Hummingbird Bakery’s seasonal Easter cake collection now available to pre-order in-store or online. It could be the wel...
Mother’s Day is on its way!

Mother’s Day is on its way!

Mothering Sunday gift giving is a piece of cake now our trio of treats are ready to order. With precious little time left to rustle up the perfect ...
Spitalfields gets its wheels

Spitalfields gets its wheels

The Hummingbird Bakery gets its second delivery van to speed up cake drops in London! Until now, The Hummingbird Bakery relied on one single van to...