Rocky Road

Rocky road is an absolutely classic treat, but often a little predictable. The added honeycomb and popping candy makes our version a bit more interesting!



Butter for greasing
200g caster sugar
75g golden syrup
2 teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda

Rocky Road:
200g good quality dark chocolate
15g golden syrup
140g butter

Small bowl of mini marshmallows
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
Zest of 1 orange
1 tablespoon of dried rose petals
2 tablespoons of popping candy

Makes 24 small portions



  1. Grease a baking paper with butter and place on a metal tray.
  2. Combine the sugar and golden syrup in a pan and melt on a low heat.
  3. When the sugar has melted bring to a boil.
  4. Once you achieve a rich terracotta colour tip the bicarbonate of soda into the pan and stir until combined and starting to rise.
  5. Pour onto the prepared tray.
  6. Leave to cool at room temperature.
  7. Smash the honeycomb using rolling pin.
  8. To finish off the rocky road, melt the butter, chocolate and golden syrup in a saucepan over low heat.
  9. Combine the honeycomb with the remaining ingredients, saving the popping candy for later and pour the melted chocolate mixture over it, combine thoroughly.
  10. When almost ready, add the popping candy and make sure it is distributed evenly.
  11. Pour onto a tray lined with a greased baking paper.
  12. Leave to set in the fridge.
  13. Slice the rocky road into cubes and sprinkle with icing sugar.
  14. This will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.