Sweet Pink Popcorn

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Chef Jean

This is sweet buttered popcorn with red food color added. Great for a girls birthday party or for Breast Cancer Awarness events.

Top Review by AZPARZYCH

I made 1/2 the recipe with microwave popcorn and the salty and sweet were perfect together! Tasted like a popcorn ball. Will make again! Made for October 2011 Think Pink Tag Event.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 12 cup water
  • red food coloring
  • 2 cups unpopped popcorn


  1. Pop corn in an air popper.
  2. Boil the sugar, butter, water and food coloring for 3 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Slowly poor the sugar mixture over the popcorn and toss to coat evenly.
  4. Let dry on a cookie sheet. To speed this process dry in a 200 degree oven for 10 minutes, watching carefully.

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