Rocky Road Ice Cream Recipe

Rocky Road Ice Cream Recipe

Make classic rocky road ice cream that’s full of chewy, crunchy add-ins. Create a delicious creamy chocolate ice cream then add lots of nuts, marshmallows, and chocolate confectionery.


The chocolate ice cream

  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 cup full cream milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 200g dark chocolate (broken into pieces)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

The add-ins

  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup chocolate confectionery of your choice


  1. Add cream, milk, sugar, salt, and cocoa to a saucepan and whisk while heating on medium to high.
  2. When milk is simmering reduce heat to low and add chocolate. Gently stir until chocolate has melted then remove from heat and add vanilla.
  3. Pour milk mixture into an airtight container and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or preferably overnight.
  4. Freeze ice cream in your machine as per manufacturer’s instructions. As the ice cream is almost finished churning, sprinkle in the nuts, marshmallows, and chocolate.
  5. Pour into a container and freeze at least 2 hours or until it is hardened.

Serve this ice cream with a liberal dollop of cream and some more nuts and marshmallows.

Rocky road ice cream in bowl

For those that prefer their ice cream a little more basic, try this chocolate ice cream. It’s guaranteed to please.

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