There can't be many families in the UK that haven't cracked open a tub of Celebrations chocolates over the Christmas period. Each tub is filled with miniature versions of some of the nations most loved chocolate bars, and we all have a favourite, and a least favourite! I'm also sure that many families, like me, absolutely love rocky road. It's so delicious, and simple to make too. This Celebrations Rocky Road features crunchy digestive biscuits, soft marshmallows and fruity cherries. Then to top it all off, it's packed with Celebrations chocolates! It's an absolutely yummy and completely irresistible treat for the festive season!
Step by step...
In a pan on a low heat I melted together the butter, both chocolates and the golden syrup. I broke up the biscuits in a bowl and added the marshmallows, cherries and chopped up Celebrations chocolates. I found some vegetarian friendly marshmallows (containing no gelatine) in Sainsburys by a brand called Freedom Mallowa. You can also find them in Holland & Barrett and online.
I poured about two thirds of the chocolate mixture into the biscuits mixture, then poured the mixture into a lined traybake tin. Then I poured the remaining chocolate all around the rocky road, to fill in any gaps. I added more chopped up Celebrations to the top, and some sprinkles too! Then I put it in the fridge to set.
This Celebrations Rocky Road was so yummy! The chocolate melts in the mouth, the marshmallows and biscuits add texture and crunch, and it's a lovely surprise to find out which Celebration chocolates you got in your slice. It will fly off the plate at all your Christmas gatherings!
Tips for making the Celebrations Rocky Road:
- You can use any combination of dark or milk chocolate that you like, or even make it all milk or all dark chocolate! Just make sure it reaches the total amount of 450g.
- If you don't like cherries in your rocky road, you can substitute them for raisins, or just leave them out entirely.
- I used digestive biscuits the first time I made this recipe, and another time I used shortbread - both were delicious!
Recommended equipment & ingredients*
|8" Square tin||Mixing bowls||Glace cherries|
|Kitchen scales||Celebrations chocolates|
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Celebrations Rocky Road
- 250 g Dark chocolate
- 200 g Milk chocolate
- 200 g Butter
- 150 g Golden syrup
- 100 g Digestive biscuits broken into pieces
- 75 g Mini pink & white marshmallows gelatine free if serving to vegetarians
- 75 g Glacé Cherries cut in half (optional or substitute for raisins)
- 250 g Celebrations chocolates chopped up
- Sprinkles optional
- Line an 8" square tin with baking paper. I grease the tin first with a little butter to help the paper stick to it
- Put the butter, golden syrup, dark chocolate and milk chocolate in a pan and melt together on a low heat, stirring together as it melts
- Once it's fully melted and combined, take the pan off the heat
- Prepare a bowl with the broken up biscuits, chopped cherries, marshmallows and about two thirds of the chopped up Celebrations (reserve the rest for decorating the top)
- Stir in the biscuits, marshmallows and glace cherries
- Pour about two thirds of the chocolate mixture into the bowl of biscuits etc. and stir to fully coat the fillings with chocolate
- Pour the whole lot into the lined tin, smooth down then add the remaining chocolate mixture to fill in any gaps
- Add the remaining Celebrations chocolate to the top to decorate, and some sprinkles too if you like
- Put in the fridge overnight, or for 3-4 hours to set
- To serve, remove from the tin and chop into slices using a sharp knife
- If you store the rocky road in an airtight container it can be kept for 1 - 2 weeks, and up to 3 weeks in the fridge. It is best kept in the fridge
NB. This post is NOT sponsored by Celebrations - I just love their product!
If you like this, check out more of my Rocky Road recipes!
Or you might like my Christmas recipes!
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