Rocky Road
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Rocky Road

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Serves 1 - 14 Fingers

Indulgent no bake chocolate snacks containing marshmallow and digestive biscuits.

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Ingredients

  • 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 (rich tea can also be used)
  • Icing sugar to dust
  • Optional Ingredients
  • Raisins, dried cranberries or any dried fruit
  • Nuts
  • Anything else you think would be tasty
  • Please share any additional ingredients you included or things you did differently. Remember if using additional ingredients to change the amount of biscuit and marshmallow accordingly so as to have enough mixture to cover them.

Method

    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 or just the side of your fist until they're broken into a mixture of everything 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 stiring it constantly until there are no or almost no more lumps of chocolate visible, then remove from the heat.
    4. Take Biscuits, marshmallows and any additional delicious 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 out to the corners.
    6. Refrigerate this for at least 2 hours then dust with icing sugar and cut into fingers of sizes you deem necessary.

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sadie1503
19th Apr, 2013
Love this recipe it is yummy and very easy to make great for dinner party!
pinkice
19th Apr, 2013
5.05
I add lightly crushed maltesers and chocolate digestives. yum yum.
phoenixfortune
12th Apr, 2013
2.05
Aftee two attempts, I still haven't got this recipe to work. After 5 hours in the fridge, it was still a very sticky mixture and therefore difficult to cut, and I only added 2 tbsp of golden syrup. A layer of solidified fat also accumulated on top, which makes me think the amount given is too much. The taste is fair, but the appearance is off-putting. I'll try Nigella's recipe next, as the ingredient quantities are different.
stevengjackson
28th Aug, 2014
I'm not sure what your doing wrong. I have just found this recipe, made a batch and they worked first time. Try the 50%milk/dark chocolate and see if that helps. Remember to turn off the heat.
phoenixfortune
12th Apr, 2013
2.05
Aftee two attempts, I still haven't got this recipe to work. After 5 hours in the fridge, it was still a very sticky mixture and therefore difficult to cut, and I only added 2 tbsp of golden syrup. A layer of solidified fat also accumulated on top, which makes me think the amount given is too much. The taste is fair, but the appearance is off-putting. I'll try Nigella's recipe next, as the ingredient quantities are different.
sarahkears
7th Apr, 2013
5.05
Easy peasy and delicious! I added currants (didn't have raisins!) and a couple of meringue nests....very moorish :-)
alybalybe
23rd Mar, 2013
Try making without the marshmallow then when spread on tray press marshmallows, fudge or tablet(in small cubes) and maltesers on top. For Easter add mini eggs.
karenk1411
9th Feb, 2013
5.05
Great recipe, easy to make and delicious, brought it to a charity bake sale in work, and they were sold in minutes!
oatcakesaj
7th Feb, 2013
By way of accident and lack of planning I made a few changes. 100g dark chocolate, 100g milk chocolate with hazelnuts. I used butterscotch sauce instead of golden syrup but 2spoons instead of three. Threw in a few cherries and some maltesers too. Was short for time and put it in the freezer for an hour. Delicious
theteenbaker
11th Nov, 2012
4.05
good. I put a pinch of parika in for some spice and pecan nuts for extra texture

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