Rocky Road

I’ve always fancied Rocky Road but traditionally it has raisins in it and I really don’t like raisins. So I’m going to make my own version minus the evil shriveled grapes.

Rocky Road


200g Dark Chocolate (70% cocoa solids works best)

2-3 tbsp Golden Syrup

135g Butter or margarine

100g Mini Marshmallows (chopped regular marshmallows work too)

200g Digestive biscuits

Icing sugar to dust


  1. Line a small to medium sized square baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place biscuits into a freezer bag and bash with a rolling pin until they’re broken into a mixture of everything in between dust and 50p size lumps. Put this to one side.
  3. In a large sauce pan melt the butter, chocolate and golden syrup over a gentle heat stirring it almost constantly until there are no lumps of chocolate visible, then remove from the heat.
  4. Take biscuits, marshmallows and any additional ingredients and pour into the pan of the chocolate mixture. Stir all this into the mixture until everything is completely covered.
  5. Tip the mixture into the lined baking tray making sure you get it all, and spread the mixture in the tray until it is flat.
  6. Refrigerate this for at least 2 hours then dust with icing sugar and cut into fingers.

These were marvellous little creations that Willy Wonka himself would have been proud of. Chocolate heaven, I needn’t say anymore!

I substituted the digestive biscuits for three Crunchie bars and some pistachio nuts. Just because I love Crunchie bars really, and I thought the pistachio nuts would give them a sophisticated edge! Make sure you melt the butter and chocolate in a large saucepan as it says or you will struggle to get all your biscuit, mashmallows etc in. They were set and ready to eat in 2 hours.