Granola Rocky Road

These Rocky Roads are the perfect sweet treat to have with a cup of tea on a cosy afternoon. Rich and chocolatey they are the ultimate healthy treat to indulge your chocolate cravings. And who doesn’t love a Rocky Road, especially when they are free from refined sugar! You'll need a food processor for this recipe to get a lovely smooth texture.

Recipe by Brit Woodruff

Ingredients:

150g of dates
30g cashews
30g pecans
80g Spoon Apple + Peanut granola
3 tbsp cacao powder
90ml coconut oil (melted)
40g of raisins 

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • Crush the nuts slightly then roast in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile soak the dates in warm water to soften for 5 minutes. 
  • Drain the dates and add them to the food processor along with the cacao powder and the melted coconut cil. Blitz until all combined, the mixture will be quite thick.
  • In a bowl add the date mixture, granola , roasted nuts and raisins and mix until evenly distributed.
  • Line a baking tin with baking paper, and press the mixture down until compact. I sprinkled and pressed some extra nuts into the top.
  • Freeze for 1 hour then cut into pieces and enjoy!