Old-Fashioned Caramel Corn

Tam D


This is my secret recipe. It's rich and buttery, and it makes Jack hang his head ;)


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a crowd
30 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


How to Make Old-Fashioned Caramel Corn


  1. Pop popcorn. Dump each batch into a large enamel roasting pan (turkey size) that has been treated with food release spray.
  2. In a heavy 3 qt. saucepan melt the butter with the brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Over medium heat bring the sauce to a hard, rolling boil. Boil 5 minutes.
  3. Quickly stir in baking soda -- caramel will foam up.
  4. Immediately pour the caramel over the popcorn. Mix carefully and thoroughly, until all kernels are coated.
  5. Bake at 200* for 1 hour, stirring well every 15 minutes.
    If you like, you can stir in nuts at the last 15 min.
    Remove from oven. Cool and serve.
  6. NOTES: You may use light or dark brown sugar, and light or dark corn syrup -- it changes the flavor, so experiment to find your favorite combination :)

    Store in another room -- it's hard to stop eating it!

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About Old-Fashioned Caramel Corn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Hashtags: #Party, #caramel, #popcorn

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