Microwave Caramel Popcorn

Total Time
25mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
10 mins

Easy way to fix caramel popcorn.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put popped popcorn in large brown paper bag.
  2. Mix together butter, sugar and white syrup in microwave safe bowl.
  3. Microwave on high for 2 - 4 minutes, uncovered. Microwaves can vary so please watch closely.
  4. Remove and stir.
  5. Microwave on high 2 minutes longer.
  6. Remove and stir in baking soda.
  7. Pour over popcorn, stirringwith a wooden spoon.
  8. Fold bag and place in microwave for 1 1/2 minutes on high.
  9. Remove and shake well.
  10. Return to microwave for 1/2 minute on high.
  11. Shake and remove.
Most Helpful

5 5

5 stars just on simple alone...I used a half batch, because that's how much popcorn I had. I made the popcorn and the caramel corn in about 10 minutes...how easy is that?! I did want to pass along since I was forced to improvise. I had all the popcorn ready and realized I didn't have any corn syrup in the pantry. I used honey instead and it still tastes good. It does taste different from what you're used to caramel corn tasting, but not bad. I added a pinch of cinnamon to take some of the sweet taste off of the honey. Helped some. Good way to avoid corn syrup if you're into that.

5 5

Really delicious caramel corn! The only problem I had was with heating the sugar mixture 4 minutes is WAY TO LONG in my microwave! I could smell the burning after about 2 1/2 minutes, so had to remake it and watch it VERY CLOSELY!!! I would maybe suggest in the directions that all microwaves vary so up to 4 minutes depending on your microwave. Once I had cleaned up the mess and redid the caramel, it was a breeze to make and like a breeze left the bowl! Thanks happynana! Made for Spring 2009 PAC