Recipe by christie

Of all my childhood memories, this would have to be the sweetest. My Mum used to make this for me for my birthday parties and it was always a huge hit. Now, I enjoy making it for my kids. It also makes a great gift packaged up in some coloured paper with nice ribbon.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 -10 cups popped popcorn (I find air popped is best)
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 -3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence (I guess any flavoured essence would work)
  • food coloring


  1. Mix all ingredients in a large pot. I use a stock pot.
  2. Bring to the boil stirring continuously.
  3. Boil for a minute or so.
  4. Remove from heat and add popcorn.
  5. Stir quickly to cover.

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