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Honeycomb Rocky Road Mary Berry

by Caroline Sciberras
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Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 10 mins. Chill Time: 2 hours Total: 25 mins Yields: 24 squares

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Dive into a world of chocolatey indulgence with Mary Berry’s delightful Rocky Road recipe! This sweet treat is a harmonious blend of rich milk and dark chocolate, buttery goodness, and syrup. Complemented by the satisfying crunch of crushed digestive biscuits and the delightful surprise of chocolate-coated honeycomb bars, each bite is a blissful journey of flavors and textures. This is definitely the kind of chocolatey dessert my little boy and his friends would enjoy for his birthday!


What’s the Mary Berry Rocky Road recipe?

Mary Berry’s Rocky Road recipe is a delightful chocolate confection that is way beyond eating a simple chocolate bar. The process begins by melting milk chocolate, butter, and golden syrup together, creating a velvety and luscious base for the treat. The addition of dark chocolate adds a delightful contrast, infusing the Rocky Road with a touch of boldness and richness.

To achieve the perfect Rocky Road texture, roughly crushed digestive biscuits are added to the mix. These biscuits provide a satisfying nut-like crunch, blending wonderfully with the creamy chocolate mixture. Adding bite-sized pieces of chocolate-coated honeycomb bars brings an exciting twist to the recipe, introducing a delicate sweetness and a delightful chewiness to every bite.

Once the ingredients are combined, the mixture is poured into a greased tin and left to chill in the refrigerator until set. The result is a sumptuous dessert that delights with its wonderful medley of flavors and textures.

Mary Berry’s Rocky Road recipe is the ideal treat for various occasions, from a weekend family gathering to a holiday celebration. Its ease of preparation and crowd-pleasing appeal make it a wonderful option for both novice bakers and seasoned cooks.

Why you’ll love it

  • Chocoholic’s Dream: The combination of milk and dark chocolate in this Rocky Road is a surefire delight for chocolate enthusiasts.
  • Buttery and Sweet: The addition of butter and golden syrup brings a rich and buttery sweetness that perfectly complements the chocolatey goodness.
  • Crunchy and Chewy: The crushed digestive biscuits and chocolate-coated honeycomb bars add a fantastic texture to every bite, creating a satisfying and mouthwatering treat.
  • No-Bake Wonder: This no-bake recipe is incredibly simple to follow, making it an excellent option for anyone seeking a hassle-free dessert.
  • Versatility: Customize the Rocky Road by adding your favorite nuts, dried fruits, or marshmallows to make it uniquely yours.

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Mary Berry rocky road recipe

Ingredients

  • Milk chocolate – 400g/14oz milk chocolate broken into pieces
  • Butter – 225g/8oz butter cubed, plus extra for greasing
  • Golden syrup – 6 tbsp golden syrup
  • Dark chocolate – 75g/3oz dark chocolate broken into pieces
  • Digestive biscuits – 500g/1lb 2oz digestive biscuits, roughly crushed to nut-sized pieces
  • Chocolate-coated honeycomb bars – 4 x 32g chocolate-coated honeycomb bars, cut into bite-sized pieces

Instructions

  1. Grease and line a 30x23cm/12x9in traybake tin with baking paper.
  2. Place the milk chocolate, butter, and syrup in a large heatproof bowl.
  3. Set the bowl over a pan of simmering water and gently heat, stirring until the ingredients are melted and well combined.
  4. Place the dark chocolate in a separate small heatproof bowl and set the bowl over a pan of simmering water until the chocolate melts.
  5. Add the crushed biscuits to the milk chocolate mixture and fold together until the biscuits are well coated.
  6. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin, ensuring an even layer.
  7. Sprinkle the honeycomb bar pieces over the top and press down firmly.
  8. Drizzle the melted dark chocolate in a zigzag pattern over the honeycomb layer.
  9. Chill the traybake in the fridge for about 2 hours until it becomes firm. Once set, slice the traybake into 24 squares for serving.
  10. Enjoy these delightful squares on their own or as a sweet addition to any gathering. The ease of preparation and the fantastic blend of flavors make this traybake an instant hit with both children and adults alike.

Tips

  • Use a good-quality chocolate for the best flavor and texture.
  • To crush the biscuits, place the biscuits in a ziplock bag and use a rolling pin to crush them to the desired size.
  • Add your favorite nuts, such as almonds or hazelnuts, to enhance the nutty crunch.

Variations

  • Create a festive version by adding colorful candy-coated chocolate or mini marshmallows.
  • For a fruity twist, include dried fruits like cranberries or raisins to the mix.

How to serve rocky road?

  • Slice it into bite-sized squares (after chilling in the refrigeratori) and serve on a platter or in individual cupcake liners.
  • Enjoy this fantastic treat with afternoon tea, coffee, or as an after-dinner indulgence.
  • Prepare a delightful gift to share with family and friends during special occasions or holidays.

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Rocky Road

Honeycomb Rocky Road Mary Berry


Ingredients

Units Scale

  • 400g/14oz milk chocolate broken into pieces
  • 225g/8oz butter cubed, plus extra for greasing
  • 6 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 75g/3oz dark chocolate broken into pieces
  • 500g/1lb 2oz digestive biscuits, roughly crushed to nut-sized pieces
  • 4 chocolate-coated honeycomb bars (32g each), cut into bite-sized pieces


    Instructions

    1. Grease and line a 30x23cm/12x9in traybake tin with baking paper.
    2. Place the milk chocolate, butter, and syrup in a large heatproof bowl.
    3. Set the bowl over a pan of simmering water and gently heat, stirring until the ingredients are melted and well combined.
    4. Place the dark chocolate in a separate small heatproof bowl and set the bowl over a pan of simmering water until the chocolate melts.
    5. Add the crushed biscuits to the milk chocolate mixture and fold together until the biscuits are well coated.
    6. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin, ensuring an even layer.
    7. Sprinkle the honeycomb bar pieces over the top and press down firmly.
    8. Drizzle the melted dark chocolate in a zigzag pattern over the honeycomb layer.
    9. Chill the traybake in the fridge for about 2 hours until it becomes firm. Once set, slice the traybake into 24 squares for serving.
    10. Enjoy these delightful squares on their own or as a sweet addition to any gathering. The ease of preparation and the fantastic blend of flavors make this traybake an instant hit with both children and adults alike.

    Notes

    • Use a good-quality chocolate for the best flavor and texture.
    • To crush the biscuits, place the biscuits in a ziplock bag and use a rolling pin to crush them to the desired size.
    • Add your favorite nuts, such as almonds or hazelnuts, to enhance the nutty crunch.
    • Prep Time: 15 minutes
    • Chill Time: 2 hours
    • Cook Time: 10 minutes
    • Category: Dessert
    • Method: Chilling
    • Cuisine: British
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