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Caramel Popcorn Recipe
|Popped popcorn||3 Quart (Freshly)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Calories 1160 Calories from Fat 164
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19 g29.5%
Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 22 mg7.3%
Sodium 141.2 mg5.9%
Total Carbohydrates 227 g75.7%
Dietary Fiber 39 g155.8%
Sugars 22 g
Protein 31 g62.2%
Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C
Calcium 4.6% Iron 39%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Place butter in a 1 1/2-quart dish.
Microwave at HIGH for 1 minute or until melted.
Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt, cover and microwave at HIGH for 4 minutes.
Remove mixture from oven; stir in soda and vanilla.
Pour over popcorn; stir until all is coated and no sugar mixture remains in bottom of dish.
Cook popcorn mixture on HIGH for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes, stirring well after each minute.
Remove popcorn from oven; stir well.
Spread in a lightly buttered 15- x 10- x 1-inch jellyroll pan; cool thoroughly.
Break into pieces, and store in an airtight container.