Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Caramel Popcorn

Caramel popcorn is one of my new favorite weekend treats. The salty and the sweet mixed together is pure heaven. Especially when using quality ingredients.

Formula: 
80g good organic light brown sugar
30g organic (or good), unsalted butter
2oz. organic (or good), double cream
Organic (or good) popcorn

Steps:
Make plain popcorn and remove un-popped kernels.  Transfer to a cookie sheet lined with baking paper.  Lightly salt with Kosher (or good sea salt), and set aside.

Toss ingredients into a medium sauce pan.  Melt on low heat until sugar dissolves.  Hand-whisk on boil for about one minute.  Drizzle over lightly salted corn.

Click to enlarge photos.  Enjoy and Happy Eating.

37 comments:

  1. It was so good. Didn't even last the afternoon.

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  2. The photos are gorgeous! Must have been delicious!

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  3. Thank you. Yes, they were yummy. That salt and that homemade caramel, using good butter. Oh my gosh ....

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  4. Too bad I'm at work...I want to go home and make some.

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  5. Oh goodness, that looks sooooo good. Wish I had some right now!

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  6. Sounds tasty! We usually just drizzle carmel syrup from a bottle over our popcorn.

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  7. It looks and sounds yummy.

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  8. Li immagino molto molto buoni, proverò questa tua ricetta, mi ha incantata!

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  9. It seemed a treat as I read through the recipe, and then I saw the pictures and knew it. The Mighty Happy Whisk, Bringer of Great Hunger.

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  10. Becky: Hope work is going well.

    Christian: Thanks, it was amazingly yummy. And so easy.

    Alex: From a bottle? What's that?

    Holly: Yummy and easy and oh so good on so many things. More blogs to come using homemade caramel.

    Caterina: I don't understand but I think it's good. Love your blog. Will get my translator up and working for blogger.

    Porky: The top photo is our computer wallpaper.

    Thanks everyone for stopping by.

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  11. I LOVE caramel corn! That looks delicious - and much healthier than what I usually cook up (with microwave theater-butter style popcorn...lol) Just wrote down the recipe - thanks!

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  12. Mmmmmmm, i like it !!!
    Thanks !!!

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  13. Hi Donea Lee: You're welcome. It's such an easy formula and good on so many things. Hope you let me know how it works.

    Thanks, Magda. Hope you're having a great week, so far. Happy Eating.

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  14. Sweet and salty goodness.Love it.

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  15. I'm sorry, Happy Whisk! :-)
    Must have been delicious!!
    Hope you're having a great week! ;-)

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  16. Hi Lurker: Great to see you again. Yeah, something about the salt and the sweet that really works well.

    Caterina: No, I'm sorry. I can't get the translator thing to work. I loved your response because even though I didn't understand the exact words, I could tell it was good.

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  17. Ciao Caterina. Ho trovato un programma per farmi parlare con te in italiano. Questo è fantatico.

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  18. So that's how they're made!

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  19. Hi William. It is very easy and excellent in taste, so long as good ingredients are used. It is similar in flavor to kettle corn, but even better. I used to travel to get kettle corn, now I eat this. Thanks for stopping by.

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  20. that looks like pure evil :-) Yum-oh!

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  21. That's exactly what it is.

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  22. Butter + Cream + popcorn = bliss!! I may not be able to wait for the weekend to make this!!

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  23. Lo-Mo: Don't forget the organic light brown sugar. Oh boy, it's just so good.

    Hi LoneIslander: Teleporting you some now.

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  24. Yum - that is one way to weaken my resolutions on healthy eating ;)
    Good luck with the new manuscript.

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  25. omg is not the oh my god... it is the sound i am making.... oooommmmmmggggggg!

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  26. Thanks for the wishes, Elaine and thanks for the sounds, iZombie.

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  27. That looks delicious! I've never tried freshly made caramel popcorn before, only the stuff you get at the store that turned stale three months prior to purchasing. I can tell I've been missing out, thank you for the recipe!

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  28. I'm not usually a fan of caramel popcorn (though I love both caramel and popcorn individually), but this really does look scrumptious!

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  29. Oh wow. Looks like drizzly delicious goodness!!

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  30. It really was delicious. Thanks for stopping by.

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  31. My Mom spoils her adult children by making caramel popcorn every year at Christmas. She made way more than usual this year so we all overdosed on it, but I still wouldn't turn down a bowl of it... it is too good! :)

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  32. Just the thought of homemade carmel makes my mouth water. Amazing as usual Ivy!

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  33. That's wonderful, Jen. What a great gift.

    Hi Todd: Thanks for the nice words. It really is simple and easy to make and even easier to eat.

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  34. Mmmmm!, I might try this with the kids on the weekend.

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  35. Hi Ray. Hope they like it. When I make it we can't stop eating it.

    Thanks for the information, Vincent.

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