NEW! Festive Afternoon Tea with HLC!

Fancy joining us in our Spinningfields cupcakery for a spot of afternoon tea this Christmas? As the nights draw in and the annual Manchester Christmas Markets pop up around our city, HLC’s festive-themed afternoon tea is now back for the silly season! Get into the spirit with our fresh Christmas tree-shaped sandwiches, packed with delicious…

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…

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…