BONNIE'S NUTTY POPCORN CAKE

1
Bonnie ^O^

By
@Utahn

This is a very festive cake for the holidays, and is a favorite with the kids and adults alike. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 to 16
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

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1
package popcorn (4 quarts, 16 cups) plain, unsalted, unbuttered popped popcorn )
1
package small gum drops, no licorice, or gummi bears
1
cup brazil nuts, whole
1
cup pecans, halved
1
cup walnuts coarse chopped
1/4
pound butter
1/2
cup white corn syrup
1
pound marshmallows (mini or regular)

How to Make BONNIE'S NUTTY POPCORN CAKE

Step-by-Step

  • 1Grease a large tube or angel food pan, or a bundt cake pan with 2 teaspoons of the oil. (I prefer the angel food pan) Set aside.
    Pop the corn, don't use microwave corn. Exclude in unpopped kernels.
    In a large bowl, mix the popped corn with the gummi bears or gum drops, and the nuts and set aside.
  • 2In a large buttered bowl, mix the popcorn, gum drops or gummi bears, brazil nuts, pecans and walnuts.
  • 3In a medium saucepan, melt the butter, corn syrup, and the marshmallows over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally. When melted, pour marshmallow mixture over the popcorn mixture. Stir to combine.
  • 4Spoon mixture into the prepared cake pan. Using your hands or the back of a spoon, press firmly so that the mixture is compacted.
  • 5Cover with aluminum foil to keep moist. Let sit for about 3 to 4 hours, or until firm and set. Enjoy!
  • 6To serve, invert the cake pan onto a large plate or platter. Shake gently to release the cake. Serve at room temperature.

    YIELD: 1 cake, serving 12 to 16

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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