Spicy Carmel Corn

Cinna Bun


The original recipe was from my Aunt, she made it every year as Christmas gifts for the family. She would deliver Carmel corn and cinnamon rolls on Christmas Eve so the family Would have them to eat on Christmas morning while they opened there presents. She gave me a cooking lesson on both and now I make these gifts for my family and friends for Christmas Eve. I decided to start flavoring my Carmel corn and everyone has there favorite flavor. The spicy Carmel corn is my favortie.


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1 Hr 15 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 6 qt
    popped corn
  • 1/2 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 2 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2 stick
  • 2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    cream a tarter

How to Make Spicy Carmel Corn


  1. preheat oven to 200 degrees and get out 2 cookie sheet pans
  2. In a large sauce pan add butter, brown sugar, karo syrup, cayenne pepper and cinnamon. Bring to a boil and boil on medium high until syrup reaches softball stage
  3. Remove from the Bruner and add the following all at once salt, cream a tarter and baking soda. Stir vigorously for 2 minutes, being careful because it will expand. Continue to stir for 2 minutes. Pour over popped corn and stir to coat.
  4. Pour the covered popcorn onto the cookie sheets and bake for 1 hour at 200 degrees, stirring every 15 minutes.
    Remove from oven and cool. Store in air tight containers or ziplock bags.

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About Spicy Carmel Corn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Christmas

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