Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Candy Popcorn Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Candy Popcorn

    Candy Popcorn. Photo by **Jubes**

    1/2 Photos of Candy Popcorn

    more photos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    10 mins

    45 mins

    **Jubes**'s Note:

    I remember having candied popcorn when I visited my grandparents as a young child. We would visit a kiosk where we would watch the popcorn being made. The hardest decision was always what colour to choose. This recipe was given to me from a friend. This recipe makes 5 to 6 cups of delicious candied popcorn This syrup gets extremely hot-please watch it cooking the WHOLE time it is on the stove. Be very careful not to get any on your hands.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1/2 cup popcorn
    • 2 cups caster sugar (aka superfine sugar)
    • 1 cup water
    • 1/2 teaspoon food coloring (I like to use cochineal to give a pastel pink result)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oil in a large pan over a medium to high heat. Add the popping corn and cover. Shake the pan occasionally, until the popping stops. Or, the other option is to use the microwave or a popcorn maker.
    2. 2
      Transfer the popped corn to a large bowl, removing any unpopped corn kernels. If you have a seriously large metallic bowl you can later pour in the candy over the top of the popcorn -The bowl must be big enough to be able to toss the popcorn without it spilling over.
    3. 3
      Using a heavy based pan, combine the sugar, water and food colouring. Stir over heat, without boiling, until the sugar has dissolved . Use the largest saucepan/boiler that you can find.
    4. 4
      Please stand-by the stove whilst the candy is boiling, you will need to stir the mixture frequently. Bring to the boil. Boil uncovered for about 12 to 15 minutes. The temperature should be 150°C using a candy thermometer. If you do not have a thermometer drop a teaspoon of the candy mixture into a glass of water- the mixture should crack.
    5. 5
      Remove the candy mixture from the heat. Add the popcorn and stir quickly (and I do mean quickly!) to coat the popcorn with the candy.
    6. 6
      Spread the popcorn on foil lined trays to cool. Separate the popcorn as it is cooling with a wooden spoon or hands (be careful it is not too hot though!).
    7. 7
      Store in an airtight container for 3 - 4 days. The candied popcorn is best eaten after the candy has fully set and dried.

    Browse Our Top Candy Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Candy Popcorn

    Serving Size: 1 (44 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 15

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 119.2
     
    Calories from Fat 16
    13%
    Total Fat 1.8 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 0.2 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 0.3 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 26.6 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 26.6 g
    106%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Thanksgiving, Solved

    Every recipe, menu, tip and how-to is right here, at your service.

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites