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Product Giveaway – Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook

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When I visited London a couple of weeks ago, I had a chance to speak to the head of PR about the Hummingbird Bakery and their delicious products.  I’ve known about them for several years, so it has been great to see how they’ve grown while still maintaining standards for high-quality production (this is due in part to the fact that each bakery location has its own kitchen).  It might be worth it to jot down their addresses to have on hand should you need a sweets fix after tromping around to all the monuments and museums on your trip to the UK.


In addition to cupcakes, they also do cakes (sold by the slice or the whole), pies, brownies (which are also very popular), and other more “American style” treats. Their special flavor of the day is also worth checking out, as those are often huge hits.  They do custom cakes by consultation, as well, should you be looking for just that right dessert to celebrate a special occasion.   



After my visit, I received a copy of the Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook to give away to the readers of this site.  It is chock full of recipes from the store, featuring many of their well-loved creations.  For a cookbook featuring the classic sweet treats to have in your culinary repertoire, you might want to make room on your shelves for this one.



The Rules (There have to be some of these, you know.)

Eligibility: U.S. mainland residents only. 

To Enter:  Write a comment on this post with the answer to the following question: What were the two flavors of cupcakes that I tried on my visit to their shop? (you might want to read this post before responding)

You must also have a valid screen name (not “Anonymous”) with a corresponding email address to enter this giveaway.  I’ll need to be able to click on it in order to contact the winner.

Deadline:  Is Tuesday, March 15th at 12:00 p.m. EDT,  based upon the date/time stamp on the comments.  (I’m going to be strict about this and make no exceptions, and 
yes, I am aware that it is the Ides of March.)  

The Outcome:  Only one winner will be chosen for this cookbook.  I’m going to put all the entries into an online Randomizer (like this one) to come up with the winner.  

34 Comments

  1. MarketsNYC
    MarketsNYC03-10-2011

    Well, one of the cupcakes was red velvet for certain. I couldn't find the other one on their site, so I'm going with Sunny Side Up. Apricot/Vanilla? Yummy regardless!

  2. The Experimental Gourmand
    The Experimental Gourmand03-10-2011

    They were yummy. The second one is a specialty flavor that they had that day. I talk about it in the post about London Food Finds.

  3. Kathryn
    Kathryn03-10-2011

    Red velvet and Lemon tart!

    kathrynbaby2004@yahoo.com

  4. Nickolay
    Nickolay03-10-2011

    Red Velvet and Lemon Tart, (or maybe the second one was the Nutella cupcake). They all sound delicious though! Thanks for the chance

    jason(at)allworldautomotive(dot)com

  5. Jon
    Jon03-10-2011

    Oh Hummingbird how I miss you so. Not a bad Saturday walking down Portobello while trying not to get frosting all over yourself.

  6. janeh
    janeh03-10-2011

    Red Velvet and Lemon Tart……..you mentioned the Nutella cupcake, but I don't think you tasted it……yum!

  7. slb3334
    slb333403-10-2011

    red velvet and lemon tart.

    slb3334@gmail.com

  8. amp
    amp03-11-2011

    Lemon tart and red velvet(my personal favorite!)

    apoalillo AT HotMail (dot) com

  9. Anonymous
    Anonymous03-11-2011

    HORTON111@AOL.COM

    IT WAS RED VELVET AND LEMON TART

  10. Anonymous
    Anonymous03-11-2011

    HORTON111@AOL.COM
    EMMA LOU

    RED VELVET AND LEMON TART….THIS IS SECOND ENTRY…I PUT MY NAME ON THIS ONE

  11. Lissa
    Lissa03-11-2011

    Red Velvet and Lemon Tart.

    melissamcnicol AT yahoo DOT com

  12. crystletellerday
    crystletellerday03-11-2011

    red velvet and lemon tart crystletellerday@yahoo.com

  13. McKim
    McKim03-11-2011

    You tried the Red Velvet and the Lemon Tart. Both look delicious to me too!
    kimkmc at yahoo.com

  14. calvad
    calvad03-11-2011

    Lemon Tart and Red Velvet! calvad at aol dot com

  15. debbie
    debbie03-12-2011

    red velvet and lemon tart.
    twoofakind12@yahoo.com

  16. Meryl
    Meryl03-12-2011

    Red velvet and lemon tart — yum!

  17. cloud10277
    cloud1027703-14-2011

    Red Velvet and Lemon Tart..yummy!!

    cloud10277@Hotmail.com

  18. Molly K
    Molly K03-14-2011

    You tried the Red Velvet and Lemon Tart.

  19. cennywenny
    cennywenny03-14-2011

    Red Velvet and Lemon Tart-Two flavors I love in any form as well!

    kiwidragon117 at yahoo dot com

  20. imaclutz89
    imaclutz8903-15-2011

    You tried the red velvet and lemon tart!

    sugarsweet7202@yahoo(dot)com

  21. Anonymous
    Anonymous03-15-2011

    Red Velvet and Lemon Tart!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

  22. Erin
    Erin03-15-2011

    You tried the Red Velvet and Lemon Tart.

    glycine.max at gmail.com

  23. Anonymous
    Anonymous03-15-2011

    RED VELVET AND LEMON TART

    I'm so jealous you got to try their cupcakes.

    jimcabaj@sbcglobal.net

  24. Lisa
    Lisa03-15-2011

    Red Velvet and Lemon Tart
    lafittelady at gmail dot com

  25. Atreau
    Atreau03-15-2011

    Lemon Tart and Red Velvet!

    atreau at gmail dotcom.

  26. fat mama cass
    fat mama cass03-15-2011

    Lemon Tart + Red velvet
    wombatpurple at yahoo dot com

  27. Kitty Cardero
    Kitty Cardero03-15-2011

    The two flavors of cupcakes that you tried were the "pucker-icious" Lemon Tart and their most popular overall, Red Velvet.

  28. amyd
    amyd03-15-2011

    red velvet and lemon tart,love cupcakes!
    ardelong2(at)gmail(dot)com

  29. Pamela S
    Pamela S03-15-2011

    You had the lemon tart which you talk the most about, and also the red velvet. Now I want a cupcake!!! Thanks so much! pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)net

  30. kakihara
    kakihara03-15-2011

    Red Velvet & Lemon Tart–Oh yes please and I want the Nutella cupcake too!
    kakihararocks@gmail.com

  31. susansmoaks
    susansmoaks03-15-2011

    red velvet and lemon tarte
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

  32. purango
    purango03-15-2011

    The answer is Red Velvet and Lemon Tart. purango garrettsambo@aol.com

  33. Gianna
    Gianna03-15-2011

    Red velvet and lemon tart.

  34. The Experimental Gourmand
    The Experimental Gourmand03-15-2011

    Thanks to everyone for their entries! I'll be reaching out to the winner shortly.

    This contest closed as of today, March 15, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Any comment with a date and/or timestamp after that will not be considered eligible for this giveaway, as per the rules outlined in the post about this contest.