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No-Bake Rocky-Road

No-Bake Rocky-Road

No-Bake Rocky-Road 2048 2048 The Editor

Overloaded with so much Easter chocolate you’re not sure what to do? Instantly become everyones favourite person with this amazingly simple recipe sure to put those heaps of easter bunny treats to good use.

No-Bake Rocky Road

Hidden inside these rocky road style cakes are a surprise of your kids’ favourite sweets like marshmallows and honeycomb. You could even make them healthier by using chopped dried fruits and nuts instead.


For the rocky road cake...

  • 110 g Briddlesford Butter (unsalted) (cubed, plus more for the tin)
  • 150 g Digestive Biscuits
  • 90 g Golden Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa
  • 50 g 50% Cocoa Solids Chocolate (broken into pieces)
  • 150 g Chocolates and Sweets (We use Malteaser Bunnies, caramels and mini-eggs.)

For the topping...

  • 75 - 100 g 50% cocoa solids chocolate (broken into pieces)


For the rocky road cake...

  • You will need a 24x11cm loaf tin or terrine, or the equivalent square tin. Butter the tin and line it with clingfilm, allowing a generous excess to overhang the edges.
  • Crush the biscuits into small pieces by placing them in a polythene bag and bashing with a rolling pin.
  • In a small pan, very gently melt together the butter, sugar, syrup, cocoa and chocolate. Remove from the heat and cool until tepid. 
  • Add the biscuits and stir in the chocolates and sweets. Mix well and spoon into the tin. Cover the top with the excess clingfilm and set in the refrigerator for a few hours. 
  • Once set, remove the cake from the tin by pulling on the clingfilm and easing it out with a knife. Turn it out on to a serving plate.

For the topping:

  • Place a small heatproof bowl over a saucepan of gently simmering water, making sure the base of the bowl does not touch the water. 
  • Add the chocolate to the bowl and heat until it melts, stirring only very occasionally, then pour over the cake.
  • Store in the refrigerator (preferably hidden) until you serve it. It will cut much more easily if it is not kept for too long at room temperature.

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