Hi everyone. I hope you all had a nice weekend. I know this rocky road seems more Christmas related but I was craving for some last week. Having raided our cupboards of anything sweet and realising that we had run out of chocolates, I decided I will make some rocky road over the weekend to have and store for afternoon or night cravings. I also made enough to give to Mr A’s work colleagues.
These are by far the easiest dessert to prepare. Kids will enjoy making these with mum and dad and they’ll enjoy eating it too.
I love white chocolates over milk or dark chocolates. When I tried the white Rocklea Road from Darrell Lea, I was hooked. Of course if white chocolates are too sweet for your taste, then milk or dark chocolates will be fine to use.
My daughter, Little Miss A loves marshmallows and pistachios (she’s allergic to peanuts) so this was a good treat for her. Unfortunately Mr A doesn’t like rocky road. Oh well, more for me and the little one.
White Chocolate, Pistachio and Mixed Berry Rocky Road Slice (makes roughly 12 slices)
420g white chocolate melts
½ cup pistachios
½ cup mixed dried berries (cranberries, glaze cherries, strawberries & goji)
1 ½ cups pink and white marshmallows
¼ cup shredded coconut
Line a 3 cm deep, 25cm x 15cm (10inch x 6inch) bar pan with baking paper, allowing it to overhang on the sides. Place chocolates in a microwave proof bowl and melt chocolates in the microwave on 50% power for 2 minutes. Stirring after 1 minute or until melted and smooth.
In a large bowl, combine pistachios, mixed berries and marshmallows. Add melted chocolate and mix thoroughly. Pour into prepared pan and top with shredded coconut. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Cut into 12 squares (or smaller if you prefer).
– Make sure the melted chocolate is not too hot when mixed with the other ingredients otherwise, it will melt the marshmallows.
– I used the Nestle Melts brand. It’s easy to melt and I find that it melts in a thick and creamy consistency than others.
– White chocolates are much sweeter so if you prefer, use dark chocolates instead.
– Will keep for about 1 week stored in an airtight container. Will keep for longer (2-3 weeks) in the fridge.