26 October 2010

Best Rocky Road Ever




(adapted from the Destitute Gourmet Recipe in Parenting Magazine)

  • 1 x 375g packet of chocolate melts or buttons
  • 2 Tablespoons of Kremelta (vegetable shortening)
  • 1 1/2 cups of unsalted nuts, coarsely chopped*
  • 180g marshmallows cut in chunks
  • 1/3 cup glace cherries, halved
  • 1/2 cup rice bubbles (rice krispies)
  • 1/2 cup dessicated coconut
  • 1/2 packet of white chocolate buttons, melted, to decorate (optional)
* approx 3 x small 70g packets of nuts; I used one each of sliced almonds, cashews and hazelnuts




Melt the chocolate bits and Kremelta in a heat-proof bowl over a pot of boiling water; stir frequently until chocolate becomes liquid



Pour into a bowl of the cherries and nuts; add rice bubbles and coconut; lastly add the marshmallows.



Spread into a roasting pan lined with baking paper. Refrigerate until completely set; then drizzle white chocolate over the top if you like. (Allow white chocolate to set); cut roughly into squares.




This is the yummiest rocky road I've ever had (and so easy to make!) I add the rice bubbles and coconut to offset the sweetness which makes it extra-delicious.

Wrapped up in cellophane it makes a cute thankyou gift... and if you use Mr Mallow gluten free Marshmallows... bonus it's even gluten free!







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11 comments:

Dee said...

*gasp*
how cruel! besides the boiling water i have exactly NONE of these ingredients!!
(is it bad to want to lick the computer screen??!!)

:)

Sarah (Catching the Magic)) said...

Oh wow! That looks so fun to make and utterly divine to eat! I am going to have to go get myself some ingredients and make this with the girls - they will LOVE it! Thank you!

MNM's said...

Yeah..um this is SO not somethng I should have been looking at after dinner when I was contemplating something sweet to finish off the day. I won't confirm or deny, but I may have even had to wipe the drool off my keyboard after reading!

PaisleyJade said...

YUMMMMM!!!! Now I'm just going to have to make that (must write those things on my grocery list!!)

Widge said...

yumbo

Losing Brownies said...

I have no idea what rice bubbles are, but that looks so amazing!

Cat said...

ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

lol

love and light

Melissa said...

Seriously Yummy!
Can you come be my personal chef???!!!

Frog, Goose and Bear said...

That looks very delicious!! Especially the white choc added. The photo of the spoon licking says it all!

alicia said...

YUMMO!!! OMG. This looks delish. Definitely more than worthy for my little tasty tuesdays. Thanks for sharing. I know life is busy and I appreciate you sharing.

Jess said...

Droooool! Yum the best ever! As it has my favs marshmallows and chocolate I can see this being quite a hit!

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