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10th Anniversary: Win a box of cupcakes

10th Anniversary: Win a box of cupcakes

As 2014 marks ten years since The Hummingbird Bakery first opened, we are giving away prizes every month this year! It’s ten years on and thanks to...
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...
10th Anniversary: Wish us Happy Birthday!

10th Anniversary: Wish us Happy Birthday!

The Hummingbird Bakery is turning 10 this year and to celebrate we are running a competition or giveaway for each month of 2014! In 2004, The Humm...
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...
Tarek meets winner of Emerald Street Cupcake Challenge Susie Kelly

Tarek meets winner of Emerald Street Cupcake Challenge Susie Kelly

We caught up with Susie, creator of the bacon and maple syrup cupcake that inspired our American Brunch, at The Hummingbird Bakery Soho. Bacon and ...
TWITTER COMPETITION

TWITTER COMPETITION

Win a box of six special edition hand decorated cupcakes! There’s a very special event happening this week in London and in true Hummingbird Baker...
Twitter Competition: Win a Flower Cupcake Gift Box

Twitter Competition: Win a Flower Cupcake Gift Box

At last, spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner. Beautiful blooms are all around and we have some of our very own at The Hummi...
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...
Win a Cupcake Baking Masterclass

Win a Cupcake Baking Masterclass

To celebrate the relaunch of our Notting Hill bakery on Portobello Road, we are giving our Twitter followers the chance to win a Cupcake Baking Mas...
The Hummingbird Bakery Islington 1st Birthday Giveaway

The Hummingbird Bakery Islington 1st Birthday Giveaway

To celebrate the first birthday of our Islington bakery, we’ve a special cupcake giveaway to share with you!   The Hummingbird Bakery Islington’s f...
Cupcake Challenge Competition

Cupcake Challenge Competition

Win a chance to create a cupcake to be sold at The Hummingbird Bakery with the Emerald Street Cupcake Challenge! Five finalists will win a mastercl...
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...