The brilliant new book from Britain’s favourite bakery – packed with recipes for extra-special treats and surprises.
The number one bestseller (more than 830,000 copies sold) now updated with new recipes. From their first shop in Notting Hill's Portobello Road, The Hummingbird Bakery introduced London to the delights of American-style baking. The simple yet spectacular recipes for indulgent cupcakes, muffins, pies, cheesecakes, brownies, cakes and cookies, in this, their first and bestselling cookbook, ensured that the home cook could create some Hummingbird magic in their own kitchens too. Now Tarek Malouf and The Hummingbird Bakers have created a new edition of the book, fine-tuning their classic recipes and introducing new bakes such as: - Mile-high Chocolate Salted Caramel Cake - Sticky Fig and Pistachio Cupcakes - Hot Cross Bun Cupcakes - Chocolate Cola Cake
Britain’s million-copy bestselling, hugely popular bakery is back with over 100 new tried-and-triple-tested recipes that celebrate home baking.
The bestselling, hugely popular Hummingbird Bakery offers a wonderful collection of easy and delicious cupcakes, layer cakes, pies and cookies to suit all occasions.
The Primrose Bakery Book
Author: Lisa Thomas, Martha Swift
Publisher: Random House
The Primrose Bakery is a way of life. From croissants for breakfast to layer cakes at tea, it has the whole day covered. And of course their signature buttercream cupcakes are delicious any time of day! With over 80 inspirational and easy-to-follow recipes for cupcakes, layer cakes, biscuits, loaves and much more, as well as tips like perfect icing, The Primrose Bakery Book is a baking bible. It is also a gorgeously quirky window onto the very special day-to-day world of the Primrose Bakery.
Author: Jodi Rhoden
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Presents profiles of seventeen diverse women along with their recipes for a variety of cakes, including Mississippi mud cake, vanilla almond pound cake, and caramel cake.
This is an extract from the bestselling Cake Days by The Hummingbird Bakery.
Delicious Southern sweets and treats from a Nashville favorite. Renowned for its Southern charm and superb comfort food, the Loveless Cafe in Nashville, Tennessee, serves some of the best desserts below the Mason-Dixon line. Aficionados of country cooking travel from near and far to sample the restaurant s extraordinary sweets. In "Desserts from the Famous Loveless Cafe," pastry chef Alisa Huntsman takes the most beloved Southern ingredients and flavors from sorghum to buttermilk, persimmons to pecans and masterfully combines them to create desserts with a modern appeal. Big Momma s Blackberry Jam Cake, Honey Chess Pie, Bourbon Peach Shortcake, Blueberry Skillet Cobbler, Coconut Chews, and Lady Lemon Bars are just a handful of the more than 100 irresistible recipes included in this ultimate guide to Southern desserts. Easy to make and even easier to eat, all of the favorite Loveless dessert recipes are included. With a foreword by bestselling author Lee Smith, essays extolling the virtues of the Southern palate, and full-color photos showing the delicious confections, this book will help anyone who can t travel to Nashville or wait two hours for a table at this popular restaurant enjoy a taste of the Loveless at home.
Secret venues. Inspired themes. Fabulous cakes. Across the UK and beyond, thousands of home bakers have been meeting covertly in hidden locations with the same simple mission: bake, eat and gossip about cake. These are the members of the phenomenally popular Clandestine Cake Club - and now, for the first time, they share their baking secrets with you. The rules are quite clear: no cupcakes, no muffins, no brownies, pies or tarts. It's all about cake! With each event organised around a creative theme, the results are some of the most loved and inventive baked delights you'll ever eat. From classic teatime treats and chocolatey indulgences to global bakes and spectacular cake extravaganzas, you'll find inspiring recipes such as: Scrumptious Sticky Toffee Cake; Smoked Chilli Chocolate Cake; Blood Orange and Rosemary Loaf; Raspberry Cakewell; Rose, Rhubarb & Cardamom Cake; Chai-soaked Vanilla Sponge; a giant Lemon Fondant Fancy; and the unmissable five-tier Rainbow Cake; plus stunning photography and sneak-peek snaps from club events. At last, the secret is out and everyone is invited to join the Club.
Following the success of their first recipe collection, the Clandestine Cake Club is back with a second delicious helping. Inspired by the most cake-worthy moments throughout the year, founder Lynn Hill and her army of Cake Club members have compiled 100 gorgeous recipes to whet your appetite and get you celebrating. Arranged month by month, you'll find cakes to suit all the best-known dates in the calendar - such as Christmas, Mother's Day, Easter and Halloween - plus countless other occasions that deserve to be celebrated, from international holidays (Chinese New Year, Thanksgiving) and religious festivals (Diwali, Mardi Gras) to major sporting events (Wimbledon, the London Marathon) and the birthdays of iconic figures, including Shakespeare, Elvis Presley and the Queen - not forgetting the queen of baking, Mary Berry! Whether you fancy rocking out at Glastonbury, shaking your stuff at the Notting Hill Carnival, tapping your feet to the Last Night of the Proms, or smelling the roses at the Chelsea Flower Show, there's a recipe here to get the party started. The cakes themselves hail from far and wide: some feel homegrown - such as Toffee Apple Gingerbread, Rhubarb Crumble & Custard Cake, and Strawberry Pimm's Cake - while others promise a taste of the exotic - Chocolate Key Lime Cake, Persimmon, Yogurt & Pecan Cake, and Matcha Chiffon Cake. Club members love to innovate, offering up such temptations as Sea Salted Caramel Cake, Passionfruit Caipirinha Cake, and Canadian Maple Syrup & Bacon Cake. Each recipe is served up with a little slice of history, revealing the curious traditions behind the cakes and intriguing stories about the occasions that inspired them. Accompanied by gorgeously styled photographs, this book gives every cake-lover a reason to celebrate.
Cupcakes are all the rage, and there are new cupcake patisseries popping up all the time! Why spend tons of money when you can bake your very own delectable desserts with Keep Calm and Bake Cupcakes? Keep it simple or embellish them for the most sophisticated palates. We can’t possibly list them all here, but some standout recipes include lavender and honey cupcakes, pistachio and polenta, truffle kisses, sticky gingerbread, sour cherry, coconut and lime, ginger and orange, and even a few savory choices like cheesy spinach muffins in the “Muffin Medley” section. Beautiful photography and artwork accompany the detailed recipes to help you bake the finest cupcakes. Perfect for foodies or anyone with a sweet tooth, Keep Calm and Bake Cupcakes is a perfect home companion for any baker.
Learn how to throw parties Primrose Bakery-style with this collection of brand new recipes from Primrose Bakery. Eight themed celebrations cover every age group and event, with sweet and savoury treats for small children, cocktail-laced cupcakes for grown-ups and inspiring ideas for everything in between. As always, the recipes are simple to make, easy to source, thoroughly tested and utterly delicious, with plenty of Primrose Bakery wit and creativity thrown in. Each one features quirky recipes for centrepiece cakes, cupcakes, drinks and other delectable treats, plus brilliant ideas for how to accessorize the perfect celebration. The perfect cookbook for parties or simply for treats to make humdrum days that little bit special.
The Hummingbird Bakery has become legendary, with fans queuing around the block for a taste of the bakery’s unique treats. This gorgeous little cookbook allows you to step inside the Bakery and bring its trademark buttercream swirls and pretty sprinkles into your own kitchen. Their cupcakes fly off the shelves faster than any other cake. Who can resist their signature Vanilla Cupcake topped with a decadent swirl of candy-colored frosting? These adorable cakes come in all sorts of irresistible flavors, all of which you can try for yourself at home—whether it’s Chocolate & Banana, Marshmallow, Pumpkin, or the stunning Red Velvet, they are all to die for. And cupcakes aren’t the only delicious treats on offer—muffins are fantastic too! There can’t be much that beats a home-baked blueberry muffin with your cup of coffee in the morning. Along with Chocolate, and Pecan & Maple, Hummingbird offers fantastic savory options such as Ham & Mushroom Muffins, which will rival any lunchtime sandwich. Packed with 28 recipes, this gorgeous little book is a sweet tooth’s delight.
How to Bake
Author: Paul Hollywood
Publisher: A&C Black
All the secrets to baking revealed in this scrumptious cookbook.
Tarek Malouf opened the first Hummingbird Bakery in London's fashionable Notting Hill district in 2004. This cookbook allows you to step inside this unique bakery and bring its trademark butter cream swirls, sprinkles, and layer-cake slices into your own kitchen. The Hummingbird's Cupcakes fly off the shelves faster than any other cake. Who can resist an adorable Vanilla Cupcake topped with candy-colored butter cream frosting and scattered with sprinkles? Take Cakes to the next level with some mouthwatering recipes. Red Velvet and Carrot are both favorites at the Bakery, and the Hummingbird Cake is a sweet, sticky triumph of banana and pineapple. Open Pies, pies with tops on, delicate pies and no-holds-barred pies: There's no shortage of options. Try Lemon Meringue with its mountain of golden fluffy meringue atop a rich, tangy lemon cream. You'll find favorite Pecan Pie here too. When you need a sweet fix, Brownies & Bars hit the spot. Rocky Road and Muesli Bars are always popular and make welcome additions to a packed lunch. There can't be much that beats a homemade Blueberry Muffin with your first cup of coffee in the morning. Finally, there's something childishly satisfying about a big, chewy Cookie studded with chocolate chunks--there's something here for every king of cookie fiend. *Classic bakes are back in vogue and this book provides 50 simple recipes for everyone's favorites--from Vanilla Cupcakes to Key Lime Pie. *"If you haven't tasted a Hummingbird Bakery look-too-good-to-eat cupcake, you've definitely missed out." Marie Claire