Rocky Road Slice

Rocky Road Slice

This rocky road is made from scratch and with good nutrition in mind. While this recipe definitely has a few more layers to the making, it’s so worth it when you taste the result. Adults and kids love it and you can serve it with great confidence that you’re delivering quality nutrition instead of a slice full of refined sugar.

Serves: 16

GF

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Rocky Road Slice

By: Jacqueline Alwill

This rocky road is made from scratch and with good nutrition in mind. Adults and kids love it and you can serve it knowing you’re delivering quality nutrition instead of a slice full of refined sugar.


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Prep time

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Recipe


Ingredients

  • Coconut Raspberry Marshmallow
  • 3½ tbsp powdered grass-fed gelatine
  • ⅓ cup cold water
  • ½ cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp rice-malt syrup or honey
  • Chocolate
  • ¾ cup coconut oil
  • ¾ cup raw cacao powder
  • 3 tbsp rice-malt syrup, honey or maple syrup
  • Rocky Base
  • ¼ cup hazelnuts
  • ½ cup dried apple, cut into small pieces
  • ¼ cup apple juice-sweetened cranberries
  • ¼ cup almonds
  • ¼ cup macadamias
  • ½ cup flaked coconut

Method


  • To make marshmallow, whisk together gelatine and cold water in bowl with fork. At this stage it should become gluey and hard.
  • Warm raspberries, coconut milk, vanilla and sweetener of choice in a saucepan until medium–hot, but not boiling. Once warm, add gelatine and whisk all ingredients together until smooth. Pour into lined loaf tin or rectangular dish and place in fridge to set for about 1½ hrs. When set, cut into small pieces.
  • To make chocolate, melt coconut oil gently on low heat. Remove from heat, and whisk in cacao and maple syrup until smooth.
  • To finish, layer half marshmallow pieces and half rocky base (nuts and fruits) over base of lined square or rectangular cake tin (approx. 20 × 20cm), pour over half chocolate and repeat.
  • Place in fridge to set for 1 hr.
  • Slice and serve direct from fridge.

  

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Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill, founder of The Brown Paper Bag, is an Australian nutritionist, author, presenter and mum. She is dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and happiness of all individuals. Jacqueline’s philosophy on health lays the foundations for the experience that clients and the community have in her practice, workshops and the food they cook.

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