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Rocky Road Recipe

We were invited to friends for tea on Sunday and I asked what I could bring, a treat for the children was requested. Most children love Rocky Road, I tweaked the traditional recipe slightly, by adding healthier dark chocolate and using Date Nectar instead of golden syrup. Neither of my tweaks were detected by the children, all they could taste was a hint of caramel courtesy of the Date Syrup.

Rocky Road Recipe
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You can make this ahead of time and it will happily sit in the fridge for as long as you or the family can resist.
Recipe type: Biscuit Recipe
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
  • 200g butter
  • 4 Tablespoons golden syrup or Date Nectar
  • 400g malt biscuits, crushed
  • 150g mini marshmallows
  • 125g Dark 60% chocolate (you can use milk chocolate)
  • 125g White chocolate (can be omitted)
  1. Line a 30cm round tin at least 5cm deep or 24cm square tin with greaseproof paper.
  2. In a glass bowl large enough to hold all the ingredients, melt the butter and syrup together in the microwave.
  3. Add the crushed biscuits and marshmallows to the syrup/butter mixture, stirring well to combine.
  4. Melt only the dark chocolate, add this to the biscuit mixture and stir till everything is deliciously chocolatly.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the lined tin and press until everything is nicely compacted together. If you leave gaps eveything falls apart when you cut the Rocky Road into pieces.
  6. To top your Rocky Road with a cuppuccino coloured drizzle melt the white chocolate in the same bowl as the dark chocolate, or if you want a contrast, melt the white chocolate in a separate bowl. When the white chocolate has melted, drizzle this over the Rocky Road mixture.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in fridge for at least an hour before serving.
  8. Cut into slices or squares and enjoy.
If you are making this for a picnic or you want it for a lunch box treat you don't have to drizzle the white chocolate on top.
A great way to consolidate your chocolate Easter eggs melt down all the chocolate and make a batch of Rock Road
A great super bowl treat.
imageA few pieces given to my daughter’s friend who had a knee operation.







imageIdea: If you are traveling to friends take the Rocky Road in the tin and plate it up when you arrive.





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