healthy rocky road bites

recipe  19th August 2016 by

What you’ve got here is a healthier chocolate cake on the bottom layer, packed full of linseeds which are a great source of fibre. Then there’s crunchy nuts coated in dark chocolate, topped off with dried fruit. It’s a great healthier alternative to an indulgent classic!

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My mum makes a delicious rocky road cake. It’s so good, but sadly not very good for you. I can’t even begin to imagine how many calories it contains. But the combination of the crunchy rocky road and the soft cake is what inspired me with this recipe.

Stephanie, guest blogger


  • 6 tsp wholemeal self raising flour
  • 4 tsp cacao powder
  • 30 g greek yoghurt
  • 30 ml skimmed milk
  • 30 g linseeds
  • 4 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp melted coconut oil
  • 30 g pecans
  • 30 g salted graze baked salted peanuts
  • 80 g melted dark chocolate
  • handful dried sour cherries
  • handful soft dried apple


Take a large square, microwave safe bowl and spray with cake release spray.

Add the flour, cacao, golden linseeds and mix until combined.

In a separate bowl mix together the Greek yogurt, skimmed milk, honey and melted coconut oil.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until thoroughly combined.

Place in the microwave on a medium heat for 2-3 minutes (depending on the power of your microwave.)

Once the cake is cooked leave to cool completely.

Once cool combine ¾ of the melted chocolate with the salted peanuts and pecans. Spread the chocolate nut mix on top of the cake and pour over the remaining chocolate.

Carefully place chunks of soft dried apple and sour cherries on top of the rocky road.

Leave to set. You may want to leave it in the fridge if the weather is hot.

Once set, cut into quarters and enjoy!


By Stephanie, guest blogger.

Guest blogger and graze ambassador Stephanie is the founder of parenting website

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