Christmas Comes Early to HLC!

Tis’ the season for the arrival of HLC’s much-anticipated Christmas Cupcake collection; and this year, our bakers are ready to spread the Christmas cheer with an exciting selection of sweet treats! Over the next few weeks, we will be releasing our new festive flavours one by one, to give you a taste of what’s to…

Happy World Vegan Day!

Every year on 1st November, vegans around the world celebrate World Vegan Day. Here at HLC, we are proud to say that our vegan recipes have come on leaps and bounds, with a new cupcake flavour dropping monthly and numerous customer orders under our belts; from vegan wedding cake towers to layer cakes! Let’s take…

Celebrating FREE Tea Day with Teapigs!

This year marks Teapigs‘ 6th annual free tea day! Last year over 400 independent stockists all over the world took part in handing out free tea and this year it will be even bigger! As one of those proud stockists, make sure you pop into HLC’s Spinningfields store or Selfridges intu Trafford concession on the 1st November…

Whizz POP Bang Fizz!

Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November! As Bonfire Night rolls around in just over a week, our bakers are heating things up in the HLC kitchen with these flaming tasty Bonfire and Fireworks Cupcakes! Whether you’re a big kid or a little kid, these autumnal treats are the perfect addition to any bonfire party! Here’s…

HLC Attends the #NBAs18

Last month, and for the second year running, HLC excitedly attended We Blog North‘s Northern Blog Awards, as a sponsor and guest judge to the weddings category. Owner and director, Sarah Wilson-Gibbons and her sister Rachel, of Nutritional Beauty, glammed up in their best glad rags and made their way to the Midland Hotel in…

Trick or Treat…

Trick or treat? Here at HLC, it’s a no-brainer – and no, not because a zombie has just stopped by the kitchen to snack on one of our bakers! We are all about treats, and Halloween is one of our most treasured times of year, for our team and customers alike! Our Halloween cupcakes are…

Something Spooky is Happening at HLC…

As the nights draw in and the days get shorter, creepy things are happening at HLC HQ. Things aren’t as they seem with our Unicorn cakes, blood-sucking vampire bats have taken up refuge in the kitchen and it feels like hundreds of eyes are watching us… Coming Sunday 14th October; our Halloween Collection! This year…

Falling for Autumn Inspired Wedding Cakes

It’s that time already folks. The Autumn Equinox is happening this Sunday 23rd September; marking the official first day of Autumn. Instead of mourning the summer, we want to celebrate the season of crunchy leaves, chilly fingers clasped around hot chocolates, cute knitwear and vibrant colour and beauty around every corner. Not convinced? Perhaps this…

Happy National Cupcake Week!

National Cupcake Week 2018 runs from 18th – 24th September and is the perfect excuse to celebrate all things sweet! Everyday is cupcake day for the bakers at HLC, but here’s a look back at our favourite bakes over the last 8 years: Macaroon Cupcake We created this indulgent little treat for our French Collection in…

Becoming a Greener Company in 2018

With World Cleanup Day taking place this September 15th, it got us to thinking about all the steps we, as a small business have taken this year to become a greener company and help to protect our increasingly fragile environment. Our green ambassadors, or Green Warriors, as we prefer to be called, have been working…