The Hummingbird Bakery

If prinking is the new cocktail hour and staycations are the new vacations, then baking in must be the new eating out - for desserts, anyway.

The Hummingbird Bakery is the Big Daddy of at-home baking; their London eateries are routinely packed out and their range of cookery books are filled with pictures so tempting and lush with colour that you can almost smell the sugar melting as sticky batter rises.

The Hummingbird Bakery: Home Sweet Home is the newest addition to the roster. The 100 recipes are promoted as totally foolproof, so in the interests of hard-hitting investigative journalism and in no way because this writer wanted to eat an entire pan of cinnamon buns in one sitting, this claim was rigorously tested - and found to be true...

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By Sarah Waldron, our book editor aka The Licentiate[email protected]_Licentiate.

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