This Delicious Homemade Caramel Popcorn recipe is not only easy to make but also a versatile snack that you can enjoy at any time of the year. The sweet and buttery flavor is perfect for satisfying your cravings and bringing back fond memories of fun-filled times like the local county fair.
One of the best things about this recipe is how easily you can customize it to your liking. You can add a variety of different mix-ins to create unique and exciting flavor combinations. For example, try adding some peanuts, chocolate chips, or pretzels to the mix for an added crunch.
DELICIOUS HOMEMADE CARAMEL POPCORN
10 c popped popcorn
1 c butter (sweet cream salted)
1 c light brown sugar (packed)
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp baking soda
salt (to taste)
Pop popcorn, remove all un-popped kernels, and add some salt
Melt 1 cup of butter in pan over low to medium heat. Should be hot enough to melt the butter but not too hot or the butter will burn (or turn the butter brown).
Add 1 cup of light brown sugar and stir until the brown sugar and the melted butter are mixed thoroughly.
Once completely combined, increase heat to medium-low, just high enough to bring the caramel mix to a low boil. When the surface starts to bubble, set a timer for 4 minutes and stop stirring.
After 4 minutes, add 2 teaspoons of vanilla to the caramel mixture.
Set a timer for 1 minute and stir the vanilla into the caramel mixture.
After 1 minute, add 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda and stir. This will cause the caramel to change colors and foam up a bit.
Drizzle the caramel mixture over the popcorn a little at a time and use a spoon to gently stir the mixture with the popcorn until all kernels are covered.
Pour the caramel popcorn onto a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper and allow to cool prior to serving.
Once you've made this Delicious Homemade Caramel Popcorn, you'll understand why it's such a family favorite. It's super yummy and super easy to make. And the best part? It's perfect for any occasion - whether you're looking for a sweet snack to enjoy on a summer evening or a cozy treat to warm you up on a chilly winter night.
So why not give this Delicious Homemade Caramel Popcorn a try today? It's the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth and create new memories that will last a lifetime.
This caramel popcorn recipe was included in our July Country Wyx Box and goes perfectly with July's custom-blended scent - COUNTY FAIR! 🎡 Caramel popcorn, candied apples with hints of salt water taffy and sweet cream float on a breath of fresh air.
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