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Rocky road bars

After grappling with fudge, I thought I’d go for something easy and uncomplicated.

The ideal Rocky Road combines marshmallows and something crunchy in a chocolate coating. Melt the chocolate with some butter and golden syrup, mix in the soft and crunchy bits, leave to set in the fridge.

Rocky road bars

Rocky road bars

My attempts at Rocky Road started with the recipe in Nigella Lawson’s “How to be a domestic goddess”, where she combines equal weights of marshmallows and brazil nuts. That’s quite a lot of marshmallows to not many nuts, and had the wrong ratio of crunch to squish for my taste.

Then I tried the Rocky Road Bars recipe in “Nigella Express”, and was convinced. Easy, cheap, popular, quick: Result. Continue reading