Baked Caramel Corn

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Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello

By
@CiaoBella

You will never buy store bought caramel corn again! So yummy, very addictive.

I made this for my nephews birthday last year and everyone raved over it!

I use a hot air popcorn machine to pop the corn, but you can use natural microwave popcorn (no butter added)too.

Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 quarts
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

6 qt
popcorn, popped
2 stick
unsalted butter
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Baked Caramel Corn

Step-by-Step

  • 1Coat a roasting pan with non stick cooking spray. Fill with popcorn.
  • 2In a medium sauce pan slowly melt butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a boil stirring constantly; boil without stirring for 5 minutes. (Be sure to have big enough sauce pan as the mixture will bubble and rise)
  • 3Remove from heat and stir in baking soda and vanilla.
  • 4Carefully pour over popcorn and mix well. (not all the popcorn will be covered)
  • 5Bake at 250 dregrees for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes (all popcorn will be covered by the time you are finished)
  • 6Spread popcorn out on wax paper and gently break apart. Allow to cool completely and store in an air tight container.

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About Baked Caramel Corn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #caramel, #popcorn