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popcorn cake

(15 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Martine Bykowski
Temple, TX

This is a fun cake and is my grown son's favorite cake. I make it for him on his birthday each year. This recipe won first place in a men's cake contest at church about 30 years ago!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Such a cute cake!  The kids will enjoy helping make it just as much as the will enjoy eating it. Love it!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(15 ratings)
yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For popcorn cake

  • 1 gal
    popped corn, 16 cups
  • 12 oz
    jar of roasted peanuts
  • 11 oz
    bag of plain M&M's
  • 11 oz
    bag of peanut M&M's
  • 1 stick
    margarine or butter
  • 1 lg
    bag of marshmallows
  • 1 tsp

How To Make popcorn cake

  • 1
    Mix popped corn, peanuts and M&M’s in a large bowl.
  • 2
    Melt margarine and marshmallows, add vanilla. Pour over popcorn goodies and mix thoroughly.
  • 3
    Pour and press into well-buttered Bundt cake pan.
  • 4
    Let harden in pan about 1 hour. Empty onto cake platter. Pinch off and eat. (or cut with very sharp knife.)