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How to make Gingerbread Rocky Road

How to make Gingerbread Rocky Road

I have wanted to make Gingerbread Rocky Road for a long time. With things slowing down for Christmas I finally got round to it. I love Rocky Road anyway, it’s a kind of cake, containing a mixture of marshmallows, chocolate, and nuts. I’ve adapted my recipe from Nigella’s Christmas Rocky Road recipe.

Ingredients to make Gingerbread Rocky Road

250 grams dark chocolate

150 grams milk chocolate

175 grams soft butter

4 tablespoons golden syrup

200 grams broken gingerbread house (I used part of a gingerbread house kit from Flying Tiger)

150 grams brazil nuts

150 grams red glace cherries

125 grams mini marshmallows

1 tablespoon icing sugar

How to make Gingerbread Rocky Road

Chop or break the chocolate into small pieces and melt with the butter and syrup.

How to make Gingerbread Rocky Road

As I was making gingerbread rocky road I used a ready-made gingerbread house kit from Flying Tiger. This is a great kit which tastes amazing. I placed about 3/4 of the pieces into a bag and bashed it with a rolling pin until I had a mixture of crumbs and small pieces of biscuit.

Place the brazil nuts, which have already been shelled, into a bag and bash with a rolling pin.

Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the gingerbread biscuit, brazil nuts as well as the cherries and mini marshmallows. Stir gently until everything is covered in the melted chocolate.

Gingerbread Rocky Road

Pour the mixture into a foil tray. I could only find small foil trays so divided the mixture between 5 foil trays. I added some mini Gingerbread men biscuits in too. Place in the fridge for about an hour until everything is set. Then remove from the foil trays and cut into small chunks, sift over some icing sugar.

How to make Gingerbread Rocky Road

This makes a lovely handmade treat to give at Christmas and is perfect for a Christmas treat in a lunchbox too.


  • Reply
    Melissa Lee
    December 23, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    Ooh I’ve never heard of a gingerbread Rocky Road before – it sounds delicious! The little mini gingerbread man is a very cute addition. I imagine these are lovely lunchbox treats and perfect Christmas treats too.

  • Reply
    Nichola - Globalmouse
    December 24, 2017 at 8:46 am

    Oh yum, this looks so good, perfect little Christmas Eve treat (I especially love all the cherries in it!)

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