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How to Make Perfect Popcorn in the Convenience of Your Own Home

Updated: May 31

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We are going to teach you how to make the perfect caramel popcorn at the comfort of your home without the need to own a popcorn machine or to hire a popcorn machine rental.

How to make Sweet Caramel Popcorn

Making popcorn at home is a simple and convenient task that you can do on your stove.

Caramel Popcorn Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil or butter

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 50grams of high-quality popcorn kernels

  • 200grams cup sugar

  • 200ml Milk

  • 1 tbsp butter

  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla essence

Tips to note when making Popcorn on the Stove

1.) Make use of a good, heavy-bottomed pot. Cheap pots do not evenly distribute heat evenly resulting in hot spots that burn the popcorn.

2.) Don't turn up the heat too much. It's far too easy to burn oil at temperatures above medium, and if you catch even a whiff of smoke coming from the pot, your popcorn will taste burned.

3.) To test the temperature, start with two popcorn kernels. When those pop, your oil is ready. Remove the pot from the heat for 1 minute after adding the remaining kernels. This prepares the popcorn for popping without causing the oil to burn.

4.) While the popcorn is popping, gently tilt the lid. This prevents the popcorn from steaming and losing crispness in the pot. If the popcorn begins to overflow the pot, simply remove the lid and pour the excess popcorn into a bowl. Replace the lid and return the popcorn to the heat until it stops popping.

Different types of Popcorn flavors for the Children

White or Milk Chocolate Popcorns - with the popped popcorn left aside. Melt the white or milk chocolate (how to melt chocolate) pour the melted chocolate over the popcorn and start mixing. Make sure the popcorn is completely covered in chocolate before placing it in the fridge to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

How to make chocolate popcorn

Savory Popcorn Seasonings

You can also experiment with other popcorn seasonings such as paprika popcorn, black pepper popcorn, cinnamon popcorn, butter salt popcorn, and parmesan cheese popcorn.

Popcorn Machine Rental Service

If making homemade popcorn is too much of a hassle for you, consider renting a popcorn machine from us and save the time to entertain your guests. We can even provide a popcorn and candy floss machine rental package delivered to your door, just like going to the movie theatre. Click on the link for more information about renting a popcorn machine!

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