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…

Baking with Biscoff

As autumn rolls in, we are all about those deep, tummy-warming flavours and comforting textures, that we all seem to crave at this time of year; which is why we came up with our deliciously chocolatey Half and Half Collection this month! But wait, there’s more… HLC has gone Biscoff mad this September! We just…

HLC LOVES MCR | 8 Places to Visit in Manchester

August. What a ride! Bee in the City’s Bee Trail is buzzing, the city streets are decked out in their finest rainbow attire for Manchester Pride and HLC is still celebrating the fact that we turned 8 this month! With the Bank Holiday rolling in this weekend, we thought we would take you on a little…

Adding a Splash of Colour for Manchester Pride

The HLC kitchen has been vibrant with colourful creations this past week, as our bakers excitedly prepare for Manchester Pride, which runs over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Naturally, we’ve added a splash of rainbow to our cupcakes, layer cakes and brownies; here’s what you can expect to find: Rainbow Cupcake A vanilla sponge bursting…