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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 ...
International Desserts Daily Specials 2012

International Desserts Daily Specials 2012

It’s time to take your taste buds on a spring getaway with our tantalising dessert-inspired cupcakes from around the world! Pack your suitcases and...
How to frost cupcakes (Hummingbird Bakery style)

How to frost cupcakes (Hummingbird Bakery style)

Icing and decorating cupcakes with a tempting swirl of buttercream frosting is one baking skill where practice definitely makes perfect! One questi...
Easter Hand Decorated cupcakes now in-store

Easter Hand Decorated cupcakes now in-store

Hop down to The Hummingbird Bakery and see how we’re making Easter a time for sweet treats! Spring is in full swing at The Hummingbird Bakery! We’v...
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...
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with shamrock cupcakes – in-store tomorrow!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with shamrock cupcakes – in-store tomorrow!

Special edition shamrock cupcakes to be available in all five Hummingbird Bakery branches in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day 2012! If you’re goin...
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 ...
How to bake in advance: freezing cakes and cupcakes

How to bake in advance: freezing cakes and cupcakes

Making cupcakes ahead of time and freezing your cakes is a great time saver for the busy home baker. If you’ve ever wanted to be the baker who mira...
Ingredient Guide: Butter

Ingredient Guide: Butter

Salted or unsalted, butter or margarine? Things every home baker should know about baking with butter. Without this vital ingredient, cake as we kn...
Preparation tips for stress-free baking

Preparation tips for stress-free baking

Being attentive to the preparation stages when baking can make or break your cake. Find out how to breeze the prepping process with hints from The ...
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...
Five kitchen essentials every baker should own

Five kitchen essentials every baker should own

Discover the top five kitchen equipment items no home baker should be without. If the flour flies frequently in your kitchen, you'll appreciate the...