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#1 Missmarymack

Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:56 PM

As the title says...I have a huge craving! original.gif

#2 Wildence

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:17 PM

Rocky Road = EVIL!!!



#3 blackcat20

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:23 PM

Milk chocolate, glacé cherries, marshmallows and broken up arnotts milk biscuits. Melt, mix and set in a slice tin.

#4 becstar101

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:29 PM

Block of good quality milk choc and one of dark choc
LArge handful marshmallows, halved
6 Marie biscuits nroken up
Good handful of craisins
Good handful of peanuts or almonds

Melt choc in bowl over simmering water.
Mix with other ingredients
Pour into log pan lined with cling film
Refrigerate at least 2 or three hours before eating.


#5 Brownie22

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:30 PM


http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/4986/rocky+road+slice

I made this at Christmas but with almonds instead of macadamia nuts and it got rave reviews.

#6 Pssst...

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

I make this one:

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/18595/gourmet+rocky+road

#7 SWMonkey

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

There was a good one in the Sunday Life magazine about 2 years ago, from memory (because I've made it quite a few times):

* 250g milk chocolate
* 250g dark chocolate
* 10 glace cherries - halved
* Vanilla marshmallows (about half a bag of the Pascal ones - using all the white ones and halve them)
* 90g toasted almond slivers
* 80g pistachios
* Turkish delight (I use about 9 squares - halved)
* 1/3C dessicated coconut

I tend to prepare all the ingredients except the chocolate and then I melt the chocolate in the microwave and pour it in with the rest of the ingredients. Once everything is covered in chocolate, I pour the mixture into a lined, 20cm cake tin and put in the fridge for about half an hour. Then cut into squares.

#8 lady_Mosh

Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:45 PM

Ohhhhh now you made me want it too!!

I won the 2011 Office Rocky Road Challenge with this amazing recipe for Snickers Rocky Road (Probably the pinnacle of my career!). A delicious hunk of mess consisting of marshmallow, peanuts, chocolate, caramel and nougat...


375 g/13 ozs. milk chocolate
200 g/7 ozs. roasted unsalted peanuts
6 full sized Snickers bars
225 g/8 oz. bag of pink and white marshmallows

Line a square tin with foil. Chop up two of the Snickers bars and set aside and then chop the rest of the bars. Over a double boiler place the chocolate and the pieces from the two Snickers bars and melt this (it won’t fully melt but it will partially melt)

Meanwhile while this is melting, cut the marshmallows in half roughly if they’re large ones and place in a bowl along with the roasted unsalted peanuts and pieces of the remaining four Snickers bars. Stir so that the rubble of the peanuts and marshmallows are coated in chocolate and then spoon into the lined tray. Refrigerate or cool on a benchtop until set and then cut into pieces.

Enjoy!!

#9 1975ladybug

Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:05 PM

Block of chocolate melted,  prefer Cadbury milk
One packet of allens snakes chopped up
One packet of pascal marshmallow (only pink and white)
Hand full of coconut

Mix; set in fridge while licking the bowl.

Edited by 1975ladybug, 15 February 2013 - 09:05 PM.


#10 jenjams

Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:26 PM

I made one that included rice bubbles at christmas time.  Gave it some crunch!



#11 I*Love*Christmas

Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:29 PM

OMG lady_Mosh that sounds divine. I am making that next time I make rocky road.

I usually make a tupperware version I have seen.

Block of cadbury chocolate
half a bag of choc melts
packet of lolly snakes or allens raspberries cut into pieces
packet of marshmallows cut in half
crushed peanuts

Melt the chocolate together. Throw everything in and mix. Pour into tray and refrigerate.

#12 Fairey

Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:42 PM

family size block of milk choc OR 2 blocks almond chocolate
raspberry lollies
marshmallows
clinkers


nom nom nom!!

#13 Laborious Nicety

Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:21 PM

Dark chocolate, turkish delight, macadamias, glace apricots.

Dark chocolate, turkish delight, macadamias, glace apricots.

#14 BDJ06

Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:39 PM

I have used various recipes that I modify the additions to suit us.

We recently tasted a Crunchie rocky road, and we made our own like this:

A bag of marshmallows (i use kitchen scissors to chop in half)
1/2 cup salted peanuts (the salt adds to the flavour)
1 bag of lolly raspberries (I put these in whole.  Hubby doesn't like turkish delight)
5 crunchie bars chopped up

We have also added peanut m&ms, maltesers, rolo's

Melt 600g chocolate or 500g dark choc and 100g copha, combine and set in a tray in the fridge.

ETA: You can also add some chopped up peppermint crisp

Edited by BDJ06, 15 February 2013 - 10:53 PM.


#15 kelliev

Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:52 PM

This one is delicious but I substitute raspberry lollies for the turkish delight (which I think tastes like soap  sick.gif ). It's so yummy!

http://www.bestrecipes.com.au/recipe/rocky-road-L278.html

#16 Missmarymack

Posted 16 February 2013 - 02:57 AM

Oh dear, this craving is going to stick around for a while!!
The crunchie and snickers versions sound heavenly (and deadly)!

And to the PP who called rocky road evil - yes it is. I had a mouthful of my DHs valentines day rocky road tonight which is what set off this craving. It's 4am and I'm feeding DD2 and all I can think about is a chocolatey, marshmallowy, peanutty mess!

Edited by Missmarymack, 16 February 2013 - 02:59 AM.


#17 Tyrantasaurus

Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:48 PM

I make a super easy one that always gets a lot of good comments.

1 bag of Nestle choc melts (I think they are 375g?)
1 Tin of condensed milk
1 bag of marshmallows
1 sml bag of slivered almonds.

Melt the chocolate and condensed milk together till smooth and stir in marshmallows and nuts.

Told you it was simple  wink.gif

#18 Chocolate Addict

Posted 17 February 2013 - 06:07 PM

Our recipe at work is Belgian chocolate, marshmallows (pink and white), raspberry jubes, cashews and caramel fudge. original.gif



#19 Missmarymack

Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:14 AM

QUOTE (Tyrantasaurus @ 17/02/2013, 05:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I make a super easy one that always gets a lot of good comments.

1 bag of Nestle choc melts (I think they are 375g?)
1 Tin of condensed milk
1 bag of marshmallows
1 sml bag of slivered almonds.

Melt the chocolate and condensed milk together till smooth and stir in marshmallows and nuts.

Told you it was simple  wink.gif


Does the condensed milk change the consistency of the chocolate? Does it set? I've never sen this and am intrigued!

#20 DEVOCEAN

Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:10 AM

2 blocks of good chocolate
almond slivers or pistachios
the little marshmallows(shmallows I think they are)
glace cherries(any colour)
sponge finger biscuits chopped up

melt the chocolate, add the other things and mix well then our into a baking tray.

#21 BLBG

Posted 20 February 2013 - 06:18 AM

I'm now also craving it after reading through these delish recipes. Yuuuum!




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