The Hummingbird Bakery serves the sweet teeth of City of London workers and Spitalfields Market visitors alike. In addition to cakes, pastries, brownies and cupcakes, this branch also offers a Cakes by Consultation service for bespoke wedding and corporate cake production.
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The Hummingbird Bakery Spitalfields
11 Frying Pan AlleySpitalfieldsLondonE1 7HS
- +44 (0)20 7851 1795
- Public transport:
- Aldgate, Underground
I've been here before many times. Their cupcakes ate legendary. And the lemon loaf is strangely comforting with a mug of tea. But today, I had their famous, and elusive, rainbow cake. You've to get it earlier in the day as by evening, it's gone. The slice they give as a single serving is huge. Each layer is not just coloured differently, but is subtly different in taste too. The butter cream...more
Oh Hummingbird Bakery - how yummy and beautiful are your offerings! I'm going to say straight up that I'm not a huge fan of cupcakes. Sure, they're pretty but they are often liking eating sugary nothingness. The cupcakes, here, however transcend this and are genuinely moist and tasty. The carrot cake, red velvet and black bottom are highly recommended. I've also tried the brownie with frosted...more
Pies. I needed some.
A lovely gal pal of mine was hosting a belated Thanksgiving dinner, and my only responsibility was to pick up a few assorted pies to contribute. Pumpkin, of course...and I thought, another for good measure to round things out.
On short notice, the only bakery nearby that I could find with a passable Pumpkin was Hummingbird. I'd heard great things, and lots of "ooos"...more
There is diabetes to be had at Hummingbird Bakery. Being as it is an authentic, 'American-style bakery,' this seems quite appropriate...after all, the typical American consumes 42-45 kgs of sugar per year, and I've not yet gotten my 2013 fix in London.
But seriously, there are a lot of sweet things here.
After hearing some pretty positive chatter about the place, my friends and I decided to...more
Seeing that I'm British and been living in California this Bakery is an interesting one to try and was keen to see if the items are ''authentic American''. Well.. They come pretty close! Can't say I am all that impressed though.
Red Velvet Cupcake - The frosting is so sweet and the Cake a little on the dry side. I like my Cakes to be moist. They're pricey too at £2.65 a pop. I thought paying...more