Rocky Road Ice Cream


For a truly indulgent ice cream sundae, serve in 4-inch wafer ice-cream cups with fudge topping, miniature chocolate pieces, chopped nuts, whipped cream, and a cherry on top.

Rocky Road Ice Cream
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
35 mins
Freeze Time:
35 mins
Stand Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 10 mins
1 quart


  • 2 ounce unsweetened chocolate

  • 1 14 ounce can (1-1/4 cups) sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 cup whipping cream

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ⅓ cup tiny marshmallows, halved


  1. In a medium saucepan melt the chocolate over medium-low heat. Gradually stir in milk until combined. Gradually stir in water. Remove from heat. Pour half of the mixture into a blender container; cover and blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat with other half of mixture. Cover surface with plastic wrap and chill thoroughly.

  2. Stir in whipping cream, walnuts, and vanilla. Freeze in a 4- or 5-quart ice-cream freezer according to the manufacturer's directions. Stir in marshmallows before ripening. Ripen 4 hours. Makes about 1 quart (8 servings).


Prepare ice cream mixture; cover and chill. Freeze ice cream and let ripen.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

524 Calories
39g Fat
40g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 524
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 50%
Saturated Fat 19g 95%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1.8mg 9%
Calcium 161.5mg 12%
Iron 1.3mg 7%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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