Christmas rocky road

Christmas rocky road
  • Serves icon Serves 8-10
  • Time icon Takes 10 minutes to make, plus chilling

This super-easy and fun rocky road recipe uses Christmas leftovers such as leftover Christmas cake, biscuits, chocolate and nuts – it’s perfect for baking with kids during the school Christmas holidays.

Got leftover Christmas pudding too? Use it up on Boxing Day with our incredible Christmas pancakes.


  • 500g leftover Christmas tree chocolates or other plain chocolates
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 250g leftover Christmas cake or pudding, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 200g Christmas biscuits (such as biscotti, amaretti, lebkuchen or florentines), broken up
  • 150g leftover nuts, nougat or seasonal dried fruit, chopped if large


  1. Melt the chocolate with the butter in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Make sure the bottom of the bowl isn’t touching the water.
  2. Once melted, stir in the Christmas cake (or pudding), biscuits and nuts, nougat or seasonal dried fruit.
  3. Spoon into a greased and lined, 20cm square brownie tin. Chill in the fridge until set, then cut into squares and serve.


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