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Rocky Road Cake Recipe

Rocky Road Cake Recipe

This creative take on classic rocky road flavors creates a showstopping and absolutely delectable dessert. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • 1-3/4 cups dry roasted peanuts, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature milk chocolate kisses
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows, divided

Directions

  • 1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using two greased 9-in. round baking pans. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 2. Spread frosting between layers and over top and sides of cake. In a large bowl, combine 1-1/2 cups peanuts, the chocolate kisses and 1 cup marshmallows; set aside.
  • 3. Arrange remaining marshmallows to form the border of a road across the top of cake. Coarsely chop remaining peanuts and sprinkle inside marshmallow border. Lightly press chocolate mixture over sides and remaining top of cake. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 665 calories, 37 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 611 mg sodium, 76 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.