Oh So Naughty Rocky Road

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A baking tray of ready to eat Rocky Road that has been cut into 9 very large slices and are ready to indulge in

Serves: 9 – 12
Prepare: 10 min
Cook: 20 min
Cooling Time: 2 hours 


The hardest thing about this recipe will be waiting for this to set!

Or trying to stop yourself from eating all the ingredients before they have even got into the recipe!

I literally have to keep telling myself no…no Jen, NO…during every step of this recipe. I feel I need to try every single ingredient just to make sure it tastes OK.

What more could anyone want? This recipe isn’t just a delight to eat and enjoy but it’s also perfect to teach youngsters to make. What child doesn’t like sticky syrup, melted chocolate and bashing biscuits with a rolling pin until the bag explodes.

It’s a recipe I fondly remember making at after school care when I was a child. It was exciting to be involved with making the recipe. But the best bit was getting to lick the bowl. And I still lick the bowl to this day.

The recipe is made to your own preference. You decide what yummy goodies go inside, use your imagination and go wild. It really is a simple bake that is perfect for all the family.

So go on get to the shops pick all your favourite naughty treats and whack them into a big bowl for an awesome ‘Oh so naughty rocky road’. And if you are like me who doesn’t have any guests coming over to eat your baking…then don’t be guilty keeping them all for yourself. I ate all the rocky roads to myself too and I don’t feel one single bit of guilt.

Enjoy the naughtiness!

Ingredients

  • 200g Good quality Milk or Dark Chocolate
  • 2 tbsp. golden syrup
  • 140g unsalted butter or margarine
  • 80g mini marshmallows or large ones chopped into smaller pieces
  • 220g digestive biscuits
  • 120g raisins and sultanas
  • Nuts, M&M’s, Maltesers, Crunchy, Cranberries, Smarties or anything else you want to add in!

Topping

  • 200g Milk or Dark Chocolate
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Icing Sugar (optional)

Directions

1 Line a square 8” baking tray with greaseproof paper. Put the digestives into a large bowl and lightly bash with a rolling pin until you have a mixture of sizes

2 Heat the chocolate, butter or margarine and syrup in a large bowl placed over a pot of boiling water. Gently melt over a low heat, stirring continuously. Once melted chuck in the crushed digestives, marshmallows, raisins and anything else you want to add into the bowl and stir well to combine

3 Put the mixture in the baking tray and press down into all the edges. Allow to cool in the fridge for 1 hour

4 Melt the chocolate in a bowl, placed over a pan filled with boiling water and simmer over a low heat. Pour the melted chocolate over the rocky road mixture and spread into all the corners. Add some mini marshmallows to the top of the bake for decoration. Allow to set in the fridge for another hour or two until the mixture has hardened.

5 Remove from the fridge and using a sieve sprinkle a little icing sugar over the top.

6 Cut into large pieces and enjoy with a cuppa tea.

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