A delectable blend of rich, creamy chocolate ice cream studded with crunchy popcorn and gooey marshmallows, creating a delightful taste adventure

Aisling Larkin summer dessert ice-cream cake rocky road cake modern lifestyle food
Aisling Larkin summer dessert ice-cream cake rocky road cake modern lifestyle food

Rocky Road Chocolate Ice-cream Cake

A decadent, chocolatey and caramelly marshmallow bliss
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Freeze Time: 8 hours


  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 200 mls condensed milk
  • 250 mls cream
  • 250 mls ready -made custard
  • 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste
  • 50 g giant marshmallows
  • 400 g tinned caramel
  • 25 g toffee popcorn
  • 2 gateaux Swiss rolls

Chocolate Ganache

  • 125 g dark chocolate
  • 125 ml fresh cream


  • Line a 2lb loaf tin with cling film.
  • Place the dark chocolate in a bowl and melt over a bain marie and roughly chop the marshmallows.
  • Whip the condensed milk, double cream and vanilla bean paste until it forms soft peaks.
  • Fold in the custard, then slightly fold in the cooled melted chocolate.
  • Stir in the caramel, toffee popcorn and marshmallows.
  • Cut the Swiss roll gateaux into 16 thin slices. Lay the slices into the bottom of the tin and lay one slice on each side.
  • Pour in the chocolate ice -cream mousse mix and create another layer of gateaux on top.
  • Cover in cling film and freeze on the fast freeze setting (-25℃) for 8 hours.

Chocolate Ganache

  • Melt the chocolate in a bain marie, once melted take off the heat and stir in the cream until it forms a thick glossy sauce.
  • Take the ice-cream cake out of the freezer, flip it out on to a plate and cover in the ganache.

To Decorate

  • Add some toffee popcorn, sprinkles and a cone on top. Enjoy


A delightful summery messy adventure for the kids by joyfully baking and assembly layers of ice cream and cake to create a scrumptious and imaginative ice cream cake masterpiece.
Experiment and decorate with your favourite toppings - malteasers, oreos, crushed lotus biscuits ... the possibilities are endless!