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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...
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,...
Father’s Day 2019

Father’s Day 2019

It’s that time of year when we thank wonderful dads everywhere for all they do for us. If your dad is something of a sweet tooth, we have just the ...
What To Know Before You Bake Cupcakes

What To Know Before You Bake Cupcakes

With fifteen years of baking experience since we first brought American cupcakes to London, we’ve selected a few things every baker should know bef...
NEW Piñata Cupcakes

NEW Piñata Cupcakes

You asked for new party cakes and we think our NEW Piñata range is destined to be a hit!   The sunshine is here and so are some very colourful cake...
Easter 2019

Easter 2019

  Hop-fully you’re enjoying the beautiful spring sunshine and looking forward to a fun-filled Easter with your loved ones and a visit from the East...
Mother’s Day 2019

Mother’s Day 2019

  For Mother’s Day this year we have a collection of freshly baked floral delights to make Mum smile, along with a NEW Unicorn Rainbow Cake.     R...
Making caramel tips

Making caramel tips

  Use caster sugar where you can, this is the easiest sugar to work with as the grains are finer and melt quicker.   Don’t work in a hurry. Cara...
Career Spotlight

Career Spotlight

Our Career Spotlight is the chance for you to meet some of the people who make The Hummingbird Bakery happen and find out more about what it’s like...
Valentine’s Day 2019

Valentine’s Day 2019

Calling all cake lovers and cupcake cupids! The Hummingbird Bakery has a new sprinkle-themed range of Valentine’s Day cakes to get things hot like ...