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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...
Ingredient Guide: Raising agents

Ingredient Guide: Raising agents

The difference between baking powder and bicarbonate of soda: it’s a question worth raising! Baking powder and bicarbonate of soda - forget these m...
The making of our Crème Brûlée Cupcake Daily Special

The making of our Crème Brûlée Cupcake Daily Special

Blowtorch at the ready? Let’s just say, we had a lot of fun making our cupcake interpretation of this classic French dessert! Every bit as dazzling...
Happy St. George’s Day!

Happy St. George’s Day!

Take a look at our special edition red and white St. George’s Day cupcakes - available in store today. They don’t call it a feast day for nothing!...
Japanese TV show catches our cupcakes on camera

Japanese TV show catches our cupcakes on camera

The Nippon TV Channel paid a special visit to The Hummingbird Bakery Soho today to film the goodies in store! At The Hummingbird Bakery we’re used ...
Ingredient Guide: Flour

Ingredient Guide: Flour

What’s all the fuss about flour? It’s the baker’s best friend and we’ll tell you why it’s such an important kitchen commodity in our quick guide to...
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...