So Valentine’s day is officially over for another year. Which only means one thing – discounted Valentine’s chocolate! Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings with this delicious rocky road recipe and make the most of that leftover choc!


– 125g/4½oz soft unsalted butter

– 300g/10½oz dark chocolate

-100g/4oz milk chocolate

– 3 tbsp golden syrup

– 150g/5¼oz rich tea biscuits

– 100g/3½oz marshmallows
(mini but big cut up are fine too!)

– 2 tsp icing sugar, to dust (if you want)


  1. Break your chocolate & butter  into small pieces
    You don’t get too OCD you’re just gonna be melting it in a sec anyway. If you went for big marshmallows, you might as well cut them up now too.
  2. Put the butter, chocolate and golden syrup in a heavy-based saucepan over a gentle heat
    (aka warm enough for it to melt but not so high it burns after a few seconds)
  3. Remove from the heat, scoop out about 125ml/4½fl oz of the melted mixture and set aside in a bowl
    This is gonna be for the top, you don’t have to be too precise, you just want to leave the majority in the saucepan!
  4.  Place your biscuits in a sandwich bag and break into smaller pieces using a rolling pin
    This works especially well if you envision someone you don’t like but don’t go too mad we want a few crumbs but mostly some pieces of biscuit left over.
  5. Tip your recently crushed biscuits into the chocolate mixture in your saucepan, folding them in with a figure 8 movement. Add in your (now mini) marshmallows and stir.
  6. Next pour the mixture into a 24cm/9in square baking tin & smooth the top with a wet spatula
    Don’t freak if it not the right size as long as the mixture fits in your good pretty much. Making sure the spatula is wet means the mixture is less likely to stick to it.
  7. Now cover the top of the mixture with the rest of the chocolate we put aside and then with a wet spatula smooth the top so that it’s even and looks prettier.
  8. Put the tray in the fridge for two hours or overnight.
    I would suggest covering with cling film, you don’t want it to taste like everything else that is in your fridge!
  9. Finally cut into pieces and dust with your icing sugar if you really want.
    About 24 squares or less if you want greedy size chunks.

Voila, done! Enjoy your yummy treats, try not to consume the majority of them yourself (like moi). I wouldn’t say they were exactly diet friendly!!

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