Rocky road chunks on board

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins plus chilling

Easy

Serves 12

Great for a bake sale, a gift, or simply an afternoon treat to enjoy with a cuppa, this rocky road is quick to make and uses mainly storecupboard ingredients

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving (with raisins)

  • kcal320
  • fat20g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs31g
  • sugars20g
  • fibre3g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 200g digestive biscuits (Rich Tea can also be used)
  • 135g butter or margarine
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 200g dark chocolate (70% cocoa works best)
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    Dark chocolate

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  • 2-3 tbsp golden syrup
    Golden syrup

    Golden syrup

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    Golden syrup is a clear, sparkling, golden-amber coloured, sweet

  • 100g mini marshmallows (chopped regular marshmallows work too)
  • icing sugar to dust

Optional (up to 100g)

  • raisins, dried cranberries or any dried fruit
  • nuts
  • popcorn
  • honeycomb, broken into pieces
    Honeycomb

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Method

  1. Grease and line an 18cm square brownie tin with baking paper. Place biscuits in a freezer bag and bash with a rolling pin or just the side of your fist until they're broken into a mixture of everything between dust and 50p-sized lumps. Set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan melt the butter, chocolate and golden syrup over a gentle heat stirring constantly until there are no or almost no more lumps of chocolate visible, then remove from the heat. Leave to cool.

  3. Take the biscuits, marshmallows and any additional ingredients and stir into the chocolate mixture until everything is completely covered.

  4. Tip the mixture into the lined baking tin, and spread it out to the corners. Chill for at least 2 hrs then dust with icing sugar and cut into 12 fingers.

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saraheoliver
6th Aug, 2015
My work restaurant makes it with biscuits and sweets!
christobelcook
13th Jun, 2015
5.05
This really works! I tried it because previously I have used the bowl over water method of melting chocolate which is a bit haphazard. I didn't have any golden syrup but it worked fine and I used dried cranberries soaked in sherry and pistachios without marshmallow. Fabulous 5 stars
BethAspen
11th Jun, 2015
I use chocolate digestives for added chocolateyness! :)
haidee01
20th Mar, 2015
5.05
I also used cocoa powder and water instead of dark chocolate
haidee01
20th Mar, 2015
5.05
I added milk chocolate, Pink marvelous creations by cadbury's, raisins, sultanas and glace cherries but kept all amounts the same. AMAZING
Blondemummy
9th Feb, 2015
Really delicious and so quick to make. I used 100g dark chocolate, 100g milk chocolate and butter (not marg) I also added Rice Krispies as well as biscuits and marshmallow.....Yum!
juliacj
22nd Oct, 2014
Delicious! I used half bourneville and half cooking milk chocolate and it turned out beautifully. 8" square tin gives a nice result which I cut into 16 squares...yum.
rdzphoto
14th Sep, 2014
0.05
Tried this recipe last night. It's reassuring to see others who found it sticky as mine is best eaten with a spoon. As some folks's seem to be ok I can't understand why some isn't. I'll definitely be trying a different recipe. Just a thought. Could it be that I used marg instead of butter. Did anybody else with sticky roads use marg
drfarmerswife
17th Nov, 2014
The first time I made this it was very sticky (used half butter, half Vitalite) but only used 125g fat as misread recipe. Also used 3 tbs of golden syrup. Second time round, got a much better set with 125 g half butter, half Vitalite and 2 tbs golden syrup, but it took 5 + hours in the fridge to get a good set. I also wonder if the biscuit makes a difference - I like the crunch of rich tea. Dried cranberries in the second batch worked really well.
Mummymeek
19th Apr, 2014
OMG!! These are YUMMY, just done a batch for tomorrows Easter egg hunt/ bake sale not sure they'll last that long! Used half milk half dark as suggested and threw in dried mixed fruit and crushed walnuts too, scrummy.

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