Homemade Rocky Road Ice Cream Recipe

Rocky Road ice cream, a delectable delight, perfectly combines the rich taste of chocolate with the contrasting textures of crunchy almonds and soft marshmallows. Its creamy chocolate base, punctuated with nutty almonds and sweet marshmallows, offers an exciting interplay of flavors and textures in every bite. It’s a captivating blend of crunch, cream, and chewiness that has firmly positioned Rocky Road as a beloved favorite among ice cream enthusiasts.

Recipe: Sumptuous Homemade Rocky Road Ice Cream

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Freezing Time: 4-6 hours
Total Time: Around 4 hours 20 minutes to 6 hours 20 minutes


  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of full-cream milk
  • 3/4 cup of white sugar
  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup of roasted almonds, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. In a medium saucepan, mix together the heavy cream, full-cream milk, white sugar, and unsweetened cocoa powder. Stir consistently over medium heat until the sugar and cocoa are completely dissolved.
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and mix in the vanilla extract. Allow the mixture to cool completely.
  3. Once the mixture is cool, transfer it into an ice cream maker and churn following the manufacturer’s guidelines.
  4. In the final stages of churning, add the miniature marshmallows, chopped roasted almonds, and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Let the ice cream maker incorporate these additions evenly.
  5. Scoop out the churned mixture into a container with a lid and place it in the freezer for 4 to 6 hours, or until it achieves your desired firmness.
  6. Serve your homemade Rocky Road ice cream in cones or dishes and relish the taste!

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 300
  • Total Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Sodium: 65mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 28g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 22g
  • Protein: 5g

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