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Cinder Toffee Cupcakes

Cinder Toffee Cupcakes

These cupcakes will wow your friends and colleagues. Making your own toffee isn't hard but you need to be patient and remember not to stir the cara...
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...
10 years of The Hummingbird Bakery!

10 years of The Hummingbird Bakery!

It has been ten years since The Hummingbird Bakery opened on Portobello Road in Notting Hill, bringing American-style baking to London. When we ope...
Richmond - here we come!

Richmond - here we come!

There’s just days to go until we start welcoming customers into our shiny new Richmond branch and to celebrate we’re giving away hundreds of free c...
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...
New Year Cupcakes 2013

New Year Cupcakes 2013

It has been an irresistibly yummy year of frosting topped treats – which we have every intention of rounding off in style with sparkly special edit...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Pull on your warmest winter coat, don your mittens and tune up for a festive cupcake carolling countdown with The Hummingbird Bakers. Ready for a ...
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...
World AIDS Day 2012

World AIDS Day 2012

The Hummingbird Bakery Soho has teamed up with Terrence Higgins Trust to create limited edition cupcakes for World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day takes p...
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...
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...