Thursday, November 11, 2010
With Fall, comes tailgating and football parties. And with tailgating and football parties, comes food (more importantly, snacks). That's where this recipe comes in! This is probably the easiest recipe out there for homemade caramel corn (at least from what I've found) and don't let the ease of the recipe fool you: it's just as tasty!
I've been making this caramel corn for years now and it's always been a hit whether I've brought it to work parties, holiday gatherings, giving away as gifts or just making it here at home for something to munch on. It's also very versatile and can be combined with other goodies such as pecans, candy corn, peanuts, etc.
Easy Caramel Corn
3 bags Unbuttered Popcorn, popped
1 cup Unsalted Butter
2 cups Brown Sugar, packed
1/2 cup Light Corn Syrup
1/2 Tsp. Baking Soda
Empty the popcorn into a brown paper bag, being careful to not let the unpopped kernels get in.
In a small saucepan, combine the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup over med-high heat. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and stir in the baking soda.
Pour the caramel over the popcorn in the bag; close the bag and shake well. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Remove and shake well or mix with a wooden spoon so that all of the popcorn is coated in caramel. Spread over wax paper and let cool.
**Be careful as it will be very hot coming out of the microwave**
Yield: 14-16 Servings
Source: From Grand Temptations