Gooey Goodness Popcorn

Gooey Chocolate Popcorn

This popcorn encompasses the best of both worlds. Sweet and salty. In the UK at the movie theater you can either buy sweet popcorn or salty popcorn, but what if I want both? What’s a girl to do! Make my own sweet and salty hybrid I suppose.

Gooey Chocolate Popcorn

The movie theater popcorn may not be the best over here but I do enjoy the popcorn snack companies that have been popping (ha!) up. Joe & Seph’s and Love Da being my two current favorites.

Gooey Chocolate Popcorn

This recipe is from 101 Things to do with Popcorn, read the review here. I made my salty sweet popcorn with honey roasted peanuts, chocolate chips and a drizzle of melted chocolate.

Gooey Goodness Popcorn

Gooey Goodness Popcorn

Ingredients

8 cups popcorn

1 cup peanuts (I used honey roasted)

1/2 dark corn syrup (I used golden syrup)

1/2 tbs butter

1/4 tsp baking soda

3/4 cups chocolate chips (I saved a few extra to throw in with the peanuts)

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan bring the corn syrup and butter to a boil over medium heat. Remove from the heat and add the baking soda.
  2. Pour the popcorn into a large bowl and pour the syrup over top to coat. Stir in the peanuts. Pour onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  3. Put the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and melt in the microwave for 30 second intervals. Drizzle over the popcorn.
  4. Once cool serve right away. It will keep for 1-2 days in an airtight container.
http://www.americancupcakeabroad.com/other-desserts/gooey-goodness-popcorn

adapted from 101  Things to do with Popcorn

 

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3 Comments

  1. How delicious, I think I’ll give this a try, it’s the perfect snack!

  2. I am not usually a popcorn fan, with the exception of caramel corn at Christmas, but this looks so tempting. OK, you’ve won me over, this recipe goes on the ‘TO MAKE’ list! : )

  3. Chocolate and popcorn – thank you! I tried making my family eat them together last weekend and they hated it. They clearly don’t have any taste buds – I love it!!

    Your pictures look mouthwatering too!

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