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Top tips for perfect frosting every time

Top tips for perfect frosting every time

Cupcakes and cakes wouldn’t be the same without their generous layer of buttercream or cream cheese frosting. If you’re easily lost in frosting, he...
NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY: Sign up for your chance to WIN £100 Vouchers

NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY: Sign up for your chance to WIN £100 Vouchers

If you love hearing about cake... and eating it too… enter our Newsletter Giveaway!   Sign up to The Hummingbird Bakery newsletter via the pop up o...
WIN 2 Annual Tickets or an Annual Family Ticket to the Museum of Brands and £30 vouchers for The Hummingbird Bakery

WIN 2 Annual Tickets or an Annual Family Ticket to the Museum of Brands and £30 vouchers for The Hummingbird Bakery

As a London bakery, we love the cultural adventures that lie around each corner. Just around the corner from our Notting Hill bakery is the Museum ...
WIN a Johnny Loves Rosie Beatrice bag and £30 vouchers for The Hummingbird Bakery

WIN a Johnny Loves Rosie Beatrice bag and £30 vouchers for The Hummingbird Bakery

Give your look a chic update with this beautiful Johnny Loves Rosie Beatrice Crossbody Bag (worth £42.00) and treat yourself to fresh American baki...
12 Party Cakes You Can’t Party Without

12 Party Cakes You Can’t Party Without

  Authentic American baking is all about bold cake flavours with unapologetically generous amounts of frosting. Which makes our indulgent recipes p...
Tips for baking in hot weather

Tips for baking in hot weather

  Summer can be a challenging time for bakers and cake decorators with the hot weather making frostings, sugar fondant and lots of other ingredient...
Win a Nordic Ware Bundt® baking bundle and £30 Hummingbird Bakery vouchers

Win a Nordic Ware Bundt® baking bundle and £30 Hummingbird Bakery vouchers

As your favourite hotspot for fresh American baking in London, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Nordic Ware to bring you an unmissable baking bu...
How to store cupcakes

How to store cupcakes

  Keeping your cupcakes indefinitely might be the dream, but these delicate, freshly baked beauties won’t last for long. Luckily, with some proper ...
Pride 2019

Pride 2019

The Hummingbird Bakery, home of London’s favourite Rainbow Cake, is celebrating Pride this year with a special edition charity cupcake.   All pro...
Win Two Tickets to the opening night of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and £30 Hummingbird Bakery Vouchers

Win Two Tickets to the opening night of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and £30 Hummingbird Bakery Vouchers

Is your life ready for a splash of colour?   We are bringing you the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dre...
How to Core and Fill Piñata Cupcakes

How to Core and Fill Piñata Cupcakes

Since we started making new Piñata Cupcakes, an M&M’s filled cupcake topped with buttercream frosting, we’ve had a few questions about how to f...
How to Stop Your Cheesecake Cracking

How to Stop Your Cheesecake Cracking

We loved dreaming up our Red Velvet Cheesecake recipe, with its crunchy, buttery base and creamy layer of Red Velvet cheesecake on top.   Indeed,...