Gourmet rocky road
Christmas is a joyful mix of food, festive cheer, friends and family but it's also about giving and receiving. A homemade gift is special whether it's jam, relish, sweets or biscuits. Something from your kitchen is also personal and will certainly outrate a store-bought present.
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- 40g whole almonds
- 75g shelled pistachios
- 250g rosewater Turkish delight, coarsely chopped
- 200g marshmallows
- 40g dried cherries
- 450g dark chocolate, melted
Preheat oven to 200C. Toast almonds and pistachio nuts on a foil-lined tray in the oven for 5-8 minutes or until golden. Remove and cool.
Lightly grease two bar cake tins (8cm x 26cm) and line base and sides with baking paper.
Combine nuts, Turkish delight, marshmallows and cherries in a bowl. Stir well and spoon into prepared tins.
Pour warm chocolate over marshmallow mixture, tapping tins gently on work bench to remove air bubbles.
Refrigerate until set then cut into 2-3cm pieces.
Store refrigerated in an airtight container.
Makes about 20