Rocky Road Brownies

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These Rocky Road Brownies are the perfect mix of a chocolate brownie and the flavours of rocky road. This rocky road brownie recipe is stuffed with chocolate chips, marshmallows, peanuts and coconut. Best thing is they are so simple to bake!

I love these Rocky Road Brownies I created. They are the perfect mix of a chocolate brownie and the flavours of rocky road. This rocky road brownie recipe is stuffed with chocolate chips, marshmallows, peanuts and coconut. Best thing is they are so simple to bake! If you want gooey brownies just bake them a little less, and for more cake-like brownies bake for longer. 

HOW TO MAKE ROCKY ROAD BROWNIES


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ROCKY ROAD BROWNIES

Makes 12-20 squares depending on the pieces you cut

Difficulty: Easy

EQUIPMENT:

Rectangular Baking Tin (25 x 20 x 3.5 cm; 10 x 8 x 1.5 in)

INGREDIENTS:

125g (4.4 oz) Unsalted Butter, softened to room temperature
200g (7 oz) Caster Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
2 large Eggs, lightly beaten, at room temperature
100g (3.4 oz) quality Dark Chocolate, melted
90g (3.2 oz) Plain Flour
100g (3.4 oz) Unsalted Peanuts, roughly chopped
50g (1.8 oz) Dark Chocolate Chips
40g (1.4 oz) Desiccated Coconut
30g (1 oz) Mini Marshmallows

METHOD:

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius (160 fan-forced; 350F). Line the base of the tray with baking paper and grease the sides with non-stick spray.

In a large mixing bowl add the butter, sugar and vanilla. Whisk with an electric beater until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat until smooth.

Fold in the melted chocolate and flour. Stir in the peanuts, chocolate chips, coconut and marshmallows.

Scoop the brownie batter into the prepared tin. Spread the batter right into the edges of the tin, and smooth the top. Decorate the top with some extra peanuts, coconut and marshmallows.

Check the oven has reached the correct temperature. Place the tray on the middle rack of the oven. Bake 20-25 minutes. Baking time depends on how cakey or gooey you like your brownies. The longer they bake, the more like cake they become. As a rough guide, the edges should be firm and the middle a bit ‘wobbly’. A skewer inserted off centre should come out with sticky crumbs when done.

Remove the tray from the oven. Let the brownies cool in the pan. Cut them into squares in the tray.

BAKING TIPS:

  • Best served straight from the oven. They’ll keep in an airtight container for 2 days.
  • A shorter baking time means gooey brownies.

Rocky Road Brownies
Rocky Road Brownies
Easy bake rocky road brownies stuffed with chocolate chips, marshmallows, peanuts and coconut.
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Servings Prep Time Cook Time Passive Time
12brownies, at least 20mins 20mins 40mins
Servings Prep Time
12brownies, at least 20mins
Cook Time Passive Time
20mins 40mins
Ingredients
  • 125 g Unsalted Butter softened to room temperature
  • 200 g Caster Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Eggs lightly beaten
  • 100 g Dark Chocolate 50-70% cocoa, melted
  • 90 g Plain Flour
  • 100 g Unsalted Peanuts roughly chopped
  • 50 g Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 40 g Desiccated Coconut
  • 30 g mini Marshmallows
Servings: brownies, at least
Units:
Ingredients
  • 125 g Unsalted Butter softened to room temperature
  • 200 g Caster Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Eggs lightly beaten
  • 100 g Dark Chocolate 50-70% cocoa, melted
  • 90 g Plain Flour
  • 100 g Unsalted Peanuts roughly chopped
  • 50 g Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 40 g Desiccated Coconut
  • 30 g mini Marshmallows
Servings: brownies, at least
Units:
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius (160 fan-forced; 350F). Line the base of a medium sized baking tray (25 x 20 x 3.5 cm; 10 x 8 x 1.5 in) with baking paper and grease the sides with non-stick spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add the butter, sugar and vanilla. Whisk with an electric beater until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat until smooth.
  3. Fold in the melted chocolate and flour. Stir in the peanuts, chocolate chips, coconut and marshmallows.
  4. Scoop the brownie batter into the prepared tin. Spread the batter right into the edges of the tin, and smooth the top. Decorate the top with some extra peanuts, coconut and marshmallows.
  5. Check the oven has reached the correct temperature. Place the tray on the middle rack of the oven. Bake 20-25 minutes. Baking time depends on how cakey or gooey you like your brownies. The longer they bake, the more like cake they become. As a rough guide, the edges should be firm and the middle a bit ‘wobbly’. A skewer inserted off centre should come out with sticky crumbs when done.
  6. Remove the tray from the oven. Let the brownies cool in the pan. Cut them into squares in the tray.
Recipe Notes
  • Best served straight from the oven. They’ll keep in an airtight container for 2 days.
  • A shorter baking time means goopier brownies.
Nutrition Facts
Rocky Road Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Potassium 77mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 22g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 7%
Calcium 2%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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