Popcorn Gumdrop Cake

READY IN: 5hrs 25mins
Recipe by tree luee dee

I saw another recipe posted for a Popcorn Candy Cake. It's a little bit different than this one (and actually looks fabulous). I think I cut this recipe out of one of the Taste of Home Magazine inserts. It's definitely for someone with a sweet tooth. Kids would love this.... The time noted is the time for the cake to set.

Top Review by sisterchic

I love seeing this version of the popcorn cake, having had it in my childhood 40 years ago. I prefer the use of (spice) gumdrops to M&M's. My mom made it during the Christmas holiday, adding to the magic of the season. It remains a favorite of our family today.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, melt marshmallows, oil and butter until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, combine popcorn, gumdrops and peanuts.
  3. Add marshmallow mixture and mix well.
  4. Press into a greased 10 inches tube pan. (A one-piece tube pan is recommended).
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 5 hours or overnight.
  6. Dip pan in hot water for 5-10 seconds to unmold.
  7. Slice cake with an electric or serrate knife.

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