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29 Apr2020 Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread Recipe

That's right we're jumping on the Banana Bread Bandwagon! For anyone who hasn't already made it, we've got our much requested recipe for you!  

Thanks to Ciara in Brodericks Homemade for sharing the recipe with us! We would love if you could share your bakes with us! Tag us on social media and use #insomniaathome


2 - Ripe Bananas
2 - Large Eggs
3/4 tsp - Baking Powder
1/2 tsp - Bread Soda

27 Apr2020 Bring on the Zoom Calls!

Bring on the Zoom Calls!

A brand new week means all the upcoming Zoom calls! Whether it's a call with your team at work or a quiz night with your friends, Zoom is a great way to keep us all connected through these strange times. 

Why not change up your call with one of our Insomina Zoom backgrounds, so if you can't come to us we can virtually come to you! Use one of our backgrounds and immerse yourself into your local Insomnia cafe. Grab a coffee, relax

20 Apr2020 Chocolate Caramel Crispy Square Recipe

Chocolate Caramel Crispy Square Recipe

Our super easy Chocolate Caramel Crispy Square Recipe  is definitely one for the whole family to get involved in! Thanks to Ciara from Brodericks Handmade for sharing the recipe with us! 

Don't forget to share your bakes with us! Tag us  on social media and use the #InsomniaAtHome

 Ingredients Base

180g rice crispy
115g butter
115g dark brown sugar
1tbsp golden syrup

Caramel Layer 

100g caster sugar
1⁄4 tsp sea

07 Apr2020 Traditional Tea Brack Recipe

Traditional Tea Brack Recipe Traditional Tea Brack

Our Traditional Tea Brack is a classic favourite in stores and now you can recreate it with this delicious recipe. Did you know that our Tea Brack is award winning also? Our supplier Sweet Things Bakery won a Gold Star at the 2019 Great Taste Awards! 

Ciara, from Sweet Things, has kindly shared her own recipe with us so you can a little Insomnia at home: "A good Tea Brack is simple to

06 Apr2020 Porridge Bread Recipe

Porridge Bread Recipe

Plenty of time to kill? Let's get baking!

What better to set you up for the day than a delicous and nutritious slice of our Porridge Bread... right from the comfort of your own home! Our Porridge Bread is freshly baked by Sweet Things bakery, established by husband and wife team, Ciara and Ian. Happy baking. #InsomniaAtHome

Ingredients 500g Low Fat Natural Yoghurt 50ml milk 360g Porridge Oats 1 egg 3/4 tsp of bicarbonate of soda Pinch of salt 1/2

01 Apr2020 Thank you for supporting Fairtrade Fortnight!

Thank you for supporting Fairtrade Fortnight!

We'd like to say a massive thank you to all our customers for your fantastic support during Fairtrade Fortnight. 

We are delighted to announce that this year we raised an incredible £22,000 which will go directly to our nominated project, the ACODIHUE Coffee Cooperative in Guatemala. This means that since 2009, we have raised over £130,000 for our nominated projects. 

The money raised will provide:

Financial independence for the women of the ACODIHUE cooperative in Guatemala Technical training to

01 Apr2020 Insomnia Word Search

Insomnia Word Search We've got a little Insomnia challenge for you today! 

Can you find 10 coffee related words in our very own Insomnia Word Search? Why not challenge the whole family and see who can find the most words! Remember there is 10 to find. 

If you would like to print out the word search, follow the steps below.

1.Click on the image below to open

2. Right click on the image

3. Select "Save Image as" and save it to


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