Rocky road ice cream is very delicious. This rocky road ice cream recipe is easy to make. In fact, it is more delicious with marshmallows and nuts. On a hot summer day no one will be able to resist this creamy ice cream. My whole family loves this homemade rocky road ice cream. In the summer they enjoy it daily.

What Is Rocky Road Ice Cream? 

Rocky road ice cream is a chocolate ice cream that is delicious because of marshmallows and nuts. This ice cream was invented in 1929. It is really an amazing flavor ice cream recipe.

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Why You Will Love This Rock Road Ice Cream

There are several reasons to love this rocky road ice cream recipe. Firstly, in this rocky road ice cream you will be getting double chocolate. It has a creamy texture. Also, this ice cream is so good; it is full of creaminess and crunch.

Rocky Road Ice Cream Recipe Ingredients

To make this rocky road ice cream recipe you will need a can of sweetened condensed milk. For ice cream’s chocolate flavor cocoa powder is essential. For a perfect texture cream is required. To enhance the overall flavor of ice cream you need to use vanilla extract. Moreover, marshmallows and nuts are also required.

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How To Make Rocky Road Ice Cream

In a bowl whisk egg yolk and sugar until it is smooth. After that, in a saucepan add milk, cocoa powder, and salt over medium flame. Add hot milk to the egg and sugar mixture also; whisk constantly until combined. Then, add the egg mixture back to the saucepan. Strain the mixture in the bowl. Moreover, add chopped chocolate. Next, add cream and vanilla extract. Cover it with wax paper and refrigerate for 3 hours.

Tips For Making Rocky Road Ice Cream Recipe

To make this ice cream make sure to use quality ingredients that are chilled. Add only one or two additional ingredients. Don’t forget to add sugar. Also, make it pretty by sprinkling add-ins to the top.

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How to Store Rocky Road Ice Cream

This homemade ice cream can easily be stored. You can store it in an airtight container with a piece of parchment paper on the top of the surface. Place it in the freezer.

How Long Does Rocky Road Ice Cream will Last

If your Rocky Road ice cream mixture is stored properly in an airtight container then our ice cream will last for two months.

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rocky road ice cream recipe

Rocky Road Ice Cream

This Rocky Road ice cream is made with just a few basic ingredients that are easily available at your kitchen. It is very simple to make. homemade Rocky Road ice cream is loaded with chewy marshmallows and creamy chocolate.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 254 kcal


  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  • First, cook and stir condensed milk and cocoa powder in a saucepan over low heat; until it is smooth and thicken, for 5 minutes. Let it cool. After that stir in heavy cream, light cream, and vanilla extract. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • At last, pour the entire mixture in an ice cream maker and freeze according to the instructions. Stir in marshmallows and nuts.
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