When the cupcakes are cold, spoon the cream cheese frosting on top, if using, and decorate with a light sprinkling of cocoa powder. They’re not too sweet either. How about cheesecake? 7. Add the cream cheese in one go and beat until it is completely incorporated. Discover (and save!) So this weekend was the ultimate test for me. Posted on April 8, 2014 by Lucy Hitchcock. YUM! You can only order a maximum of per order. I’m a traditionalist at heart, so whenever I’d venture to my beloved Notting Hill’s Portobello Road – I’d make a b-line for Hummingbird Bakery to pick up a classic vanilla cupake with chocolate frosting, which can only be described as a sprinkling of cocoa heaven. *To prevent your frosting and message being the same colour, some message colours have been disabled. I always make my friends cake on their birthday and wanted to try something new. So my next move… increasing the oven temperature! I felt like I was eating a cloud. Feb 6, 2012 - Famous in London for Red Velvet cupcakes, The Hummingbird Bakery is the home of authentic American cupcakes, cakes and baked goods for pickup or delivery. Do not overbeat, as it can quickly become runny. Change ), 5 Skincare Products That Won’t Disappoint. Don’t overcook as the cheesecake will become very dry and crumbly. It was a gift from his mum as well, how sweet. Always a treat, always delicious. Chocolate sponge with a cheesecake filling and a cream cheese frosting…what’s not to like? in a rich, dark (slightly bitter) chocolate, whilst the top layer is a baked cheesecake consistency, infused with fresh vanilla notes. We have consulted with the Coeliac Society who have told us that if this vinegar is used in a food product then we must list the word ‘barley’ in the ingredients list in line with EU-wide allergen labelling law. My brother and his girlfriend were my guinea pigs (lent) and they gave the cupcakes the thumbs up. They even look like they came from The Hummingbird! See, I grew up watching Sesame Street and The Muppets. 100g milk chocolate chips (or cut up a bar of choc), 125g cream cheese, cold – I used Philadelphia. I was given the Hummingbird Bakery recipe book when one of my old university housemates moved out and gave it to me. The bottom of the cupcake is a denser, brownie like cake (black bottom!) Brownies? Posted by Maria in Cake, Recipes and tagged with cheesecake, chocolate, cupcakes, hummingbird bakery March 30, 2012. Thinking back, that Jim Henson is truly a genius, isn't he? The chocolate base is different from our normal chocolate cupcakes -- it's darker, slightly less sweet, and marries well with the cheesec… My Mom … A dark chocolate cake with a dollop of cheesecake baked into it, we top ours with Cream Cheese Frosting for extra impact. Love cupcakes? Leave the cupcakes to cool slightly in the tray before turning out onto a wire cooling rack to cool completely. ( Log Out /  Why not join The Hummingbird Bakery mailing list for updates and news. I had a whole bowl of icing left (which I was allowed to eat), and let me tell you it was the most delightful thing I’ve ever tasted. It may not be exactly the same as from THE bakery, but I’ve road tested this recipe… and used a few work girlies as guinea-pigs.. and the cupcakes got 14 thumbs up! *Colours may vary in comparison to the ones shown above. So thank you … The data spec sheet for the particular type of vinegar that we use confirms that no traces of gluten have been detected during tests. Don’t overmix, otherwise the cream cheese will start to split. I try to eat well most of the time (I follow James Duigan clean and lean when I can) but I feel like when I make my own cakes the calories don’t count because I know exactly what has gone into them (which is exactly why I have given up cakes, sweets and chocolate for lent!). **Our Black Bottom Cupcakes contain distilled white vinegar which is fermented from barley. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand until evenly dispersed. By entering your email address here you understand and agree that The Hummingbird Bakery Limited may use your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy (see link below). (Yes I Googled that). I ate so much I got a tummy ache- so you’ve been warned! Black bottom cupcakes, with added strawberries! your own Pins on Pinterest Not cheesy at all but very fluffy and sweet. If you have somewhat of a sweet tooth like me – and like any… or all of the afore mentioned treats, you will absolutely LOVE Hummingbird’s Black Bottom Cupcakes. To make your very own Hummingbird Bakery Black Bottom Cupcakes… You will need: For the chocolate sponge base. Leave the cupcakes to cool slightly in the tray before turning out onto a wire cooling rack to cool completely. Do not overbeat, as it can quickly become runny. Put the oil, vinegar, vanilla extract and 125 ml water in a jug and whisk to combine. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Anyway, I kept meaning to bake something from the book because literally every recipe in it looks amazing. I LOVE baking! The recipe is actually from Hummingbird Bakery’s own cookbook, as featured in Delicious Magazine, so well worth a go! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Oct 7, 2013 - This Pin was discovered by The Hummingbird Bakery. 6. This cookbook has some specialist ingredients in that you may not have in your baking cupboards e.g. These sound really wonderful, are they very rich? Mnum, mnum, do-do-do-do." Posted by Maria in Cake, Recipes and tagged with cheesecake, chocolate, cupcakes, hummingbird bakery March 30, 2012. With that theory under my belt, I decided to add in another 1/4 cup of water to the batter: Well, that’s unsurprising since a common problem I’ve had in the past are sea-level recipes resulting in undercooked, liquidy goods. A dark chocolate cake with a dollop of cheesecake baked into it, we top ours with Cream Cheese Frosting for extra impact. your own Pins on Pinterest Please visit the Coeliac Society’s website for further information. ( Log Out /  Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until two-thirds full and set aside. Oct 7, 2013 - This Pin was discovered by The Hummingbird Bakery. Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed. Give them a go, they were really good . So I gave it a go and I was more than pleased with the results. When the cupcakes are cold, spoon the cream cheese frosting on top, if using, and decorate with a light sprinkling of cocoa powder. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Black bottom cupcakes from The Hummingbird Bakery. Black Bottom Cupcakes. Lent is almost over, but it was also one of my best friends birthday on Saturday. The mixture above is definitely more along those lines. Apr 6, 2015 - Well, that jukebox my Mom says I have in my head is at it again! The recipe is actually from Hummingbird Bakery’s own cookbook, as featured in Delicious Magazine, so well worth a go! Change ), Click to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts from Tea and Cake :-), Preview: Victoria Wood’s ‘A Nice Cup of Tea’, Whittard has named Tea and Cake as one of their top ten tea blogs, The 25 best gingerbread houses, courtesy of BuzzFeed, Most wanted: Fortnum and Mason top hat tea strainer. Scoop about 1 tbsp of the cheesecake filling on top of the cupcake mixture and bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes, or until the cupcakes are firm to the touch and they have an even golden colour on the cheesecake filling. Don’t overcook as the cheesecake will become very dry and crumbly. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. 3. I absolutely insist you go try these beauties when you’re next in Notting Hill or pass another Hummingbird Bakery in London! Hummingbird Bakery handmake delicious American style cupcakes and cakes and have been treating us ever since 2004 and long may they continue! Black bottom cupcakes, with added strawberries!