Hummingbird Bakery London Portabello Road

Posted on August 23rd, 2011 in Afternoon Tea,Places To Visit,Recipes by Stephanie

Hummingbird Bakery Portobello Road London

If you happen to be around the Notting Hill area in London then you simply must stop by the Hummingbird Bakery on Portabello Road. Over the years the Hummingbird Bakery has become London’s most famous cake shop stocking fresh hand baked cupcakes, cakes, pies and brownies. At any time on any day there always seems to be a queue of people waiting to pick up their Hummingbird Bakery cake fix. The branch on Portabello Road is their flagship branch and there are also branches in Soho (Wardour Street), South Kensington (Old Brompton Road) and Spitalfields (Frying Pan Alley).

Hummingbird Bakery London

The Hummingbird Bakery first opened in London in 2004. They wanted to provide Londoners with an alternative to supermarket cakes and French patisseries, a place where you could buy real cupcakes, fluffy with buttercream icing, moist layer cakes or genuine American pies. The mouthwatering display of cakes in their shops leaves you wanting to buy out the whole shop but if you have to choose one, go for Hummingbird bakery’s most popular cake, the Red Velvet cupcake. This cupcake has a fresh home-baked taste with a hint of cocoa and vanilla and an extremely addictive cream cheese frosting.

Hummingbird Bakery London Red Velvet Cupcake & Vanilla Cake

If there isn’t a Hummingbird bakery near you then they have a recipe book which has detailed recipes for all their cakes and creations so that you can make your own at home! The recipe book is available on Amazon here. Alternatively if you live abroad you can get the book from The Book Depository here which gives free international delivery!

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14 Comments »

Comment by Menachem Lifshitz
2011-08-23 20:12:25

The cupcake looks yummy. Is that icing on the top?

 
Comment by eqa
2011-08-24 05:17:07

Oh my God I’m such a sweet tooth! At the same time, it’s also my dream to set foot on London. The cupcake looks really good. I bet I could spend a whole day in there eating nothing but sweets!

 
Comment by plumber in memphis
2011-08-24 15:25:13

It sure does look delicious, and most of the time if it looks delicious it is. Thanks for letting others know about a good place for deserts.

 
2011-08-25 05:37:24

I will tell my brother and mum about this, I hate the idea that they will go visit my other brother in London.

 
Comment by Brittany
2011-08-25 09:50:21

I’ve never been to the actual bakery, but I have the Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook and I can confirm that it is in fact INCREDIBLE! I’ve made the chocolate cupcakes, red velvet cupcakes, and strawberry and cream cheesecake so far. The recipes were easy to follow and super super yummy. I felt like a proper baker!

 
Comment by oliver
2011-08-26 04:33:24

I love London and how you can find small shops like this. I want those pastries!!!

 
Comment by noemi
2011-08-27 13:07:34

OMG! lovely pink..with delicious cupcakes.. can you bite every cakes for me? really yummy..

 
Comment by Dr Nose Surgery
2011-08-27 17:32:14

Wow, this looks and sounds like a wonderful place to go and eat. Will certainly pop in if I’m passing by and tell friends!

 
Comment by John @ Curry Spices
2011-08-28 18:54:15

This looks like a wonderful bakery! I’ll certainly be popping in the next time I’m on Portabello Road.

 
Comment by Richard
2011-08-31 05:34:52

Great post.

 
Comment by Leesburg va homes
2011-09-01 19:34:49

Noting Hill reminds me of ‘oopsy daisy’ and this bakery definitely looks amazing. The cakes looks awesome and I don’t ought to have a sweet tooth to get tempted to that tasty looking cupcake.

 
Comment by best electric razor
2011-09-06 02:38:37

Glad to see this shop survived the riots! I love cupcakes!

 
Comment by dresses
2011-10-28 02:33:04

Thanks for sharing. I must check that place out next time Im in Notting Hill.

 
Comment by Kaspars
2011-11-05 21:45:43

Really intersting topic, I really enjoyed, hope you write some more interesting posts! Good luck with your future business and ventures! :)

 
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