Scoop into the prepared cake tin, press down to level and refrigerate for an hour or until set solid. When there's no time for baking, there's still time for cake. I added some maltesers and took them to our regional netball game for after match teas.....needless to say I am now making these for EVERY home game!!!! Put both the chocolates, butter and the golden syrup into a medium saucepan and set over a medium-low heat. I do find marshmallows tend to melt when putting them into the mixture so i usually let it cool first for about 20 minutes before putting them in, in case anyone else has had the same problem! Pour the chocolate mixture into the mixing bowl and stir so that everything is evenly mixed and coated in the chocolate. Plus I add seeds for additional crunch! Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until set. I added some walnuts and giant raisins. Put the biscuits into a freezer bag and then bash them with a rolling pin. Depending on how much marshmallow you like in your rocky road you can use more/less than I have so long as in the end the total volume of the dry ingredients is the same so the ratio of chocolate to ‘bits’ is the same. I saw a suggestion online that I freeze them beforehand so I’ll try that next time! In a medium heatproof bowl, combine chocolate and butter. Made this recipe at least 30 times, usually using milk chocolate, and everyone loves it. Thank you {%['first-name'] %}.Your comment has been submitted. You have successfully subscribed to our newsletter. Heat in the microwave for 30 seconds. I'm not claiming them to be a health food, but when you're talking about lunch on the run, packing quite a few calories into a small parcel can be seen as an advantage. Prep time: 10 minutes, plus 1 hour chilling. However, i have modified it slightly by using digestive biscuits instead of rich teas and i also add oreo biscuits that give an extra taste! I usually use an extra 100g or so of chocolate and don't bother putting some chocolate mixture aside to spread on top, just mix it all in. Copyright © 2020 Nigella Lawson, 300 grams best-quality dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids) broken into pieces, 10 ounces best-quality bittersweet chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids) broken into pieces, 2 teaspoons confectioners' sugar (for dusting). It’s extremely addictive, you’re warned! Created with Sketch. I always, always melt my chocolate using the following method and it always, always melts perfectly. Put all the remaining ingredients into a large mixing bowl. These candy bars sound like a simple treat, but unless you try it, you won’t get just how heavenly the combination of chocolate and marshmallows is. You voted for your favourite sweet treat and Alex Hollywood has made it for you! Spread mixture into prepared pan. You are aiming for both crumbs and pieces of biscuits. (1 and 1/3 cups) chopped bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate, (if you only have large marshmallows, cut them into small pieces), (75 g) hazelnuts (or use your favorite - salted peanuts, walnuts, almonds, pecans), (75 g) digestive biscuits or cookies (any kind). Order your copy from I melt the chocolate and butter in a Pyrex bowl in the microwave, stopping while there are still visible pieces of chocolate - they melt after a couple of minutes stirring. Recipe from A Flash in the Pan by John Whaite (Kyle Books, £20). We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Made these many times, even did heart shapes with gold glitter for a wedding, today putting pink glitter onto heart shaped cut outs for a breast cancer support bake off tomorrow!! Utterly delicious. Melt the butter, chocolate and golden syrup in a heavy-based saucepan. This is a triple threat. You can also play with the ingredients and add whatever you like to this. It doesn’t get any easier than that. A firm favourite- we call them Rocky Road clearouts as I have added any left over baking ingredients such as nuts, cherries, dried apricots and cranberries any left over chocolate. Marshmallows are a must if you ask me, because they make the chewiest texture, but you can use your favorite dried fruit or nuts. Haven’t tried to make them yet. Marshmallows, nuts, and cookies are folded into a mixture of melted chocolate and butter to make this classic rocky road candy bar extra delicious. (Please keep in mind that this is done OFF the heat.) And lightly bashed malteasers are another winner! That's my view, and I'm sticking to it. Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with foil or parchment paper. Looks great. Heat more, at 20-second intervals, stirring in between each interval, until melted. All Rights Reserved.

my favourite personal variation is to use jaffa cakes instead of biscuits and marshmallows - a dash of orange liquer makes them very grown up. This turned out well the only thing I was disappointed in was that the marshmallows melted too much as I added them. But mostly dark chocolate and left over biscuits with the occasional splash of rum or brandy. A firm favourite- we call them Rocky Road clearouts as I have added any left over baking ingredients such as nuts, cherries, dried apricots and cranberries any left over chocolate. Scoop out about 125ml / ½ cup of this melted mixture and put to one side. Good luck. Thank you:). Sweet. Since I tried this recipe for the first time I stopped buying these cookies, the home made version is sooooo much better! Do you toast the nuts? Tip into a foil tray (24cm / 9 inch square); flatten as best you can with a spatula.

My boy's rugby team love these in between matches -they give them a real energy surge! While rocky road needs, obviously, to have a good crunch to it, it’s important that we don’t neglect chewiness and fruitiness. Fold the biscuit pieces and crumbs into the melted chocolate mixture in the saucepan, and then add the marshmallows. Cut into the desired number and sized pieces.

Try Mary Berry's honeycomb crunchies or one of Nigella's many rocky roads. We defy anyone not to love this crowd-pleasing hybrid, Celeriac, potato, chestnut and wild mushroom pie recipe, 7 brilliant batch-cook recipes: great ways to fill the freezer, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, fig and honey toastie recipe, Roasted grapes with squash and lentils recipe, Vegan cauliflower korma with sultanas recipe, Pomegranate and pink grapefruit gin recipe, Spiced granola with amaretti, figs and prunes recipe, Cranberry, cardamom and white chocolate biscotti recipe, Pear paste for a Christmas cheese board recipe, Cannelloni stuffed with ricotta and cavolo nero recipe, Chocolate fudge cake with ginger caramel recipe, 250g dark chocolate (60–70% cocoa solids), broken into chunks, 100g caramel/toffee wafers (stroopwafel), roughly chopped. This method always works for me, the chocolate never goes grainy. Stir in vanilla extract. I almost always use toasted nuts for more flavor, but it’s optional . Had to hide them as the kids been nonstop. If you’ve never tried rocky road, then you are missing out on something really good! It only takes 5 minutes to make, and you won’t get enough of this fudgy, chewy, and crunchy texture! If you prefer to leave out the cookies and use only marshmallow and nuts, then add a bit more of each, about 1/4 cup. Thank you! Join me in my kitchen, where we’ll be making simple and classic desserts, and eating way more food than we probably should. Pour the reserved 125ml / ½ cup of melted chocolate mixture over the marshmallow mixture and smooth the top. Built by Embark. It helps to avoid burning the chocolate so it doesn't go grainy or separate out and the mixture is cool enough so the marshmallows don't melt.

You can also play with the ingredients and add whatever you like to this. Melt butter and chocolate, and mix in all your add-ins. Line a 20cm square cake tin with baking paper. I have made these twice now, and they're a great recipe! Copyright 2020 - Pretty. Fold in marshmallows, nuts, and cookies. If you make these, or any of my other recipes, I would love to hear your feedback and see your creations in the comments section below and on Instagram. Cut into 24 fingers and dust with icing sugar by pushing it gently through a tea strainer or small sieve. For US cup measures, use the toggle at the top of the ingredients list. The options are endless. Sometimes I need to do this twice (ie tip the first lot of water out and pour more boiling water into the larger bowl) depending on the quantity of chocolate I am melting. No one is ever going to complain about having one of these in their lunchbox, and they're pretty handy to have around in the kitchen for a quick, snatched burst of energy at any time. They are delicious...Thank you, I love these bars!! Refrigerate for about 2 hours or overnight. Thanks Nigella. Mega rocky road Monday 24 March 9.50am. Set aside. These Rocky Road are fabulous! Simple. Utterly delicious. The hardest part is to wait until it’s set before digging in. Classic rocky road is often made with turkish delight, but I left it out because it’s not an ingredient accessible for everyone, and you don’t have to use it to make this rocky road the most delicious thing on the planet. Apple recipes W hile rocky road needs, obviously, to have a good crunch to it, it’s important that we don’t neglect chewiness and fruitiness. Keep in the fridge. The wafers used here are those discs comprising two very thin biscuits, sandwiched together with an impossibly chewy layer of caramel – they’re sometimes sold under their Dutch name: stroopwafel. Around the holidays I like the combination of marshmallows, cranberries and sugar cookies. Melt the butter, chocolate and golden syrup or light corn syrup in a heavy-based saucepan. I wasn’t entirely sure what to name this as I use the same chocolate mix as my Rocky Road recipes with the Chocolate, Butter, and Syrup and this is purely because I much prefer the taste of it compared to using just melted chocolate. I am diabetic but make these Nigella bars 'with a twist' haha I use sugar free ingredients and if I don't eat too much they don't upset my stomach or give me high spikes!!