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Easter 2018

Easter 2018

Time to get egg-cited for authentic American desserts this springtime.   Order fluffy and freshly made treats for the Easter holiday weekend from...
Gisela Graham Easter Giveaway: win over £135 of decorations and £50 Hummingbird Bakery vouchers

Gisela Graham Easter Giveaway: win over £135 of decorations and £50 Hummingbird Bakery vouchers

Gisela Graham London is home to the most beautiful decorations, gifts and homeware. We've teamed up to celebrate Easter in style with our springtim...
Kneading bread dough

Kneading bread dough

Baking your own bread at home is easy and starts with a simple dough. Kneading is the process that brings the dough together, develops the strands ...
St Patrick’s Day 2018

St Patrick’s Day 2018

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Saturday 17th March, we thought we would share our irresistible recipe for Chocolate Guinness Cake from our bes...
Mother’s Day Giveaway: Win a L’OCCITANE hamper worth over £150 and £50 Hummingbird Bakery vouchers

Mother’s Day Giveaway: Win a L’OCCITANE hamper worth over £150 and £50 Hummingbird Bakery vouchers

On the run up to Mother’s Day this year, we will be offering the chance for one lucky winner to take home a set of luxury beauty goodies from our f...
Deliveroo to give out 5,000 free Hummingbird Bakery cupcakes for their birthday!

Deliveroo to give out 5,000 free Hummingbird Bakery cupcakes for their birthday!

Deliveroo are living everyone’s birthday dreams this Friday by giving away not one, not two, but FIVE THOUSAND free cupcakes from yours truly.   To...
Win a set of Murder Most Unladylike books by Robin Stevens and £30 Hummingbird vouchers

Win a set of Murder Most Unladylike books by Robin Stevens and £30 Hummingbird vouchers

Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens, the hugely popular winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize (Young Fiction Category), combines clas...
Up the styles stakes with cupcakes this London Fashion Week

Up the styles stakes with cupcakes this London Fashion Week

It’s a cupcake catwalk for two of our favourite limited edition flavours, Chocolate Orange and Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes, back for London Fash...
How to travel with cupcakes and cakes

How to travel with cupcakes and cakes

There aren’t any snakes on a plane, but it there might be cakes on a plane! Everyone loves a holiday, no one more so than a hard-working cupcake, b...
How to use a Piping Bag FAQs

How to use a Piping Bag FAQs

Brush up your techniques for writing and piping on cupcakes with some of your most frequently-asked cake decorating questions.   Watch our video gu...
Valentine’s Day 2018

Valentine’s Day 2018

Our ovens are heating up for a heart-shaped Valentine’s Day with freshly baked cupcakes, mini cupcakes, layer cakes and the most indulgent NEW Red ...
Vegan cakes now available at The Hummingbird Bakery

Vegan cakes now available at The Hummingbird Bakery

Vegan cake lovers rejoice! We’re delighted to launch Vegan Red Velvet cupcakes across our bakeries with whole Vegan Red Velvet cakes also available...