I’m craving….Rocky Road

I’m craving….Rocky Road

I love to cook, 90% of our meals are made from scratch and I really enjoy creating new recipes and hiding out in our kitchen. Hand in hand with cooking is baking…I loooove to bake but don’t allow myself to do this often as I have a massive sweet tooth and I know, I’ll just end up eating the whole cake myself! So I only allow myself to create something naughty when I know I will be forced to share with others!

I have had a big big craving for Rocky Road recently, the thought of biscuit smothered in chocolate enriched with butter and syrup- bad huh?! The temptation too much, I decided to create a big ol’ slab of Rocky Road with the promise I’d take it into work and share it- meaning I could get my guilt-free bake on!

Now….. Rocky road technically isn’t tricky baking, I know, but its easy and delicious so it’s perfect in my eyes

If you fancy making so of this gorgeous tray bake, then here are the details:

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  • 150g butter
  • 350g chocolate (your choice milk or dark)
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 250g biscuits (I love digestives)
  • Marshmallows, nuts, raisins, Smarties or anything else you fancy popping in
  • 100g white chocolate to decorate (optional)
First I melted the butter, chocolate and syrup together in a bowl over a sauce pan over boiling water, keep this on a low heat and stir (try not to spoon into mouth) Next I put my biscuits into a plastic bag and bash away until I have different size chunks.
Then I pour the biscuit chunks into the melted chocolate mixture, add the marshmallow or any extras you have then stir away.   Spoon the mix into a tin lined with baking paper and pop into the fridge for approx. 2 hours.
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After an hour I melted white chocolate and drizzled this all over for some extra naughtiness, then popped the mixture back in the fridge
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Once the 2 hours are up, cut into Rocky Road slices and obviously test one yourself to make sure they are as amazing as you imagined!!
Get the kettle on and enjoy…yum!
Love Harriet x


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