Rocky Road is a quick and easy dish that can be used as a present or as part of a plate taken to a morning/afternoon tea. We enjoy it mainly around birthdays and Christmas as a special treat.
Normally, I use milk chocolate and add whatever we feel like at the time, though if you wanted to make it a little more Christmassy for Christmas presents you could use white chocolate and red/green glace cherries or jelly lollies and coconut.
Rocky Road Trees
- 400 g milk chocolate pieces
- 100 g pk mini marshmallows
- 150 g jelly lollies, chopped
- handful of chopped almonds
- 250 g clinkers, chopped
- 200 g white chocolate
- lolly decorations for trees
To Make the Tree Shape
- Roll a thin piece cardboard up into a cone shape, then wrap tape around it to make sure it will stay in place.
- Make a hole in the bottom of a plastic (throw away) cup and turn it upside down.
- Make a hole in the bottom of a plastic (throw away) cup and turn it upside down.Place the cone in the upside down cup.
- Line the cardboard cone with a small sheet of baking paper. Attach to the inside with some tape.
- If there is a hole at the pointy end of the cone, place a small piece of tape over this to stop the melted chocolate from escaping. Create as many cones as needed - I made three small cones with this mixture.
To Make the Rocky Road
- Add the marshmallows, jelly lollies, nuts, clinkers and whatever else you want to add, to a large mixing bowl.
- Place the chocolate in microwaveable bowl.
- Slowly melt in short bursts, stirring in between.
- When the chocolate has melted, pour on top of the marshmallow mixture.
- Stir until everything is covered with chocolate.
- Spoon into prepared cones.
- Place in fridge until the chocolate is set.
- Once set, remove the trees from the cardboard and baking paper.
- Decorate how you wish - Melt some white chocolate to drizzle over the trees and use some to stick other decorations on.
- Let it sit for 5 minutes on the bench before cutting.
- Store in an airtight container.