Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

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Rocky Road Chocolate Cake, because life isn’t always a straight smooth road and sometimes a little bit of chocoate helps!

What you will need for Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

  • 6oz (170g) Butter
  • 6oz ( 170g) Castor Sugar
  • 8oz (225g) Self Raising Flour
  • 4 Medium Free Range Eggs
  • 1oz ( 30g) Coco Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  1. Cream together the sugar and butter until light and creamy
  2. Add the flour, baking powder and eggs and mix thoroughly
  3. Now dissolve the coco powder in a small amount of warm water and gradually add to your mix
  4. Once mixed grease an 8 inch round cake tin, place in the oven ( 160 deg centigrade) for approx 25 minutes
  5. Remove from oven place on a wire baking tray to cool
  6. When cool, cut your cake in half , now take the top half of your cake and cut off the top of this – you now have 3 layers of cake
  7. Now cut the very top of cake into 2cm squares – thes will form your rocks

To make the icing and topping for the Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

  • 4oz ( 120g) Icing Sugar
  • 5oz (140g) Butter
  • 1oz (30g) Coco Powder
  • 7oz ( 200g) Dark Chocolate
  • Marsh Mallows to decorate

To make the butter cream

  1. Cream 2oz ( 60g) of the butter, add the icing sugar and coco powder, mix until smooth and creamy
  2. Melt the chocolate. Once melted add the remaining 3 oz (90g) of butter to the chocolate, mix until the butter will melts.  Now add 2 tablespoons of the chocolate mixtures to the butter cream and mix well.
  3. Spread half your butter cream on the bottom layer of the cake and place the 2nd layer on top – you now have a chocolate sandwich
  4. Take the rest of your butter cream and spead on the top of your cake place your boulders and marsh mallows on top to decorate
  5. Use the rest of your chocolate mix to drizzle over the top and spread around the sides of your Rocky Road Cake.

There you are a very yummy Rocky Road Chocolate Cake – what could be better for a half term holiday or indeed any time of the day, week or month. As you can geuss we like chocolate! 

When will you make a Rocky Road Chocolate Cake?

Do you have a Halloween party, we think it makes a great Halloween cake

Clearly ours wont last until Halloween I geuss we will just have to make another!

Till next time and thank you for reading

take care

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