The bestselling, hugely popular Hummingbird Bakery is back with a wonderful new collection of easy and delicious cupcakes, layer cakes, pies and cookies to suit all occasions in this beautiful book. The Hummingbird Bakery has brought their mouth-watering yet easy-to-make cupcakes to kitchens everywhere and this time they show readers how to bake delicious cakes and other sweet delights for those days of the year that are just meant for indulgence - such as birthdays, Easter, Valentine's and Christmas - as well as those times when you just deserve a little treat. This beautifully designed, lavishly photographed book takes you through the year to offer simple baking recipes suited to your favourite seasonal events or celebrations, plus inspired recipes that will encourage you into the kitchen even if there is no special occasion! 'Cake Days: Recipes to Make Everyday Special' not only includes the Hummingbird favourites that so many people have come to love, but many brand new ideas such as cocktail and fizzy pop cupcakes, flower-infused cupcakes and even coffee- and tea-flavoured cupcakes. Whether you fancy a classic Red Velvet, want to enjoy an Earl Grey cupcake with your cup of tea, or bake Lemonade cupcakes for a party, the Hummingbird Bakers will how you how easy it is to make fun and delicious cakes. In addition readers will find the Hummingbird's new whoopie pies, easy tray bakes, classic layer cakes, fruit pies and plenty of scrumptious cookies. With a photograph for every recipe, plus tips and friendly advice, The Hummingbird Bakery's new cookbook is an essential and enjoyable addition to every kitchen.
Tarek Malouf was born in London and studied at London and Los Angeles universities, where he discovered American desserts. After working for ABC News in the UK and enjoying American desserts on trips to the USA, he decided to set up The Hummingbird Bakery on Portobello Road. The Bakery's home-cooked cupcakes, pies, brownies and other high-quality American desserts were a huge success and the Bakery now has branches in South Kensington and Soho. Visit the website at www.hummingbirdbakery.com.