How to Make Caramel Popcorn

by Vanessa Lewis


  • ½ Cups Corn kernels
  • 3 Tablespoons Canola oil
  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 2 Cups Light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ Cups Light corn syrup
  • 2 Teaspoons Pure vanilla extract
  • ½ Teaspoons Salt
  • ½ Teaspoons Baking soda
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Step 2

    First thing, preheat your oven to 250 degrees (225 degrees for a clear or dark dish). Place parchment paper on a baking sheet & spray with cooking spray or butter.

    Step 3

    Place corn kernels & oil in a large pot on medium & cover. When it begins to pop, shake the pot. As the pops begin to slow down (about 3 secs) remove from heat & uncover. Move to a large bowl.

    Step 4

    Step 5

    In a medium saucepan, melt the butter on medium heat. Add corn syrup & brown sugar and stir. Continue to cook over medium heat without stirring for 4 mins.

    Step 6

    Continue cooking for another 5 mins but stirring every 30 secs. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla, salt & baking soda.

    Step 7

    Step 8

    Pour caramel over popcorn & gently fold together. Place on prepared baking sheet in an even layer. Bake for 15 mins. Remove from heat & allow to cool. Devour the deliciousness! Makes 12 cups

    Step 9