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How to Make Carmel Puff Corn

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Carmel Corn without the Kernels

This recipe is wonderful ooey gooey goodness that is addictive. This is similar to carmel corn in taste but so much better and without the kernels or popcorn pieces to get stuck between your teeth.

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Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

15 min

45 min

1 hour

8 oz total

Ingredients

  • 1 (8oz) bag Puff Corn
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Directions to Make Carmel Puff Corn

  1. Place Puff Corn in a large roaster pan
  2. In a sauce pan bring the butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup to a boil, then cook for 2 minutes
  3. Add the baking soda - The mixture will foam up - Don't you love science!
  4. Stir well and remove from heat
  5. Pour the mixture over the puff corn in the roaster and bake at 250* over for 45 minutes, stiring every 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from over, spread out onto parchment paper or wax paper to cool - if you don't have that available try a non wood cutting board.

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Comments

Opinionated2 on May 05, 2012:

Hi again! I don't have any toddlers, but I do have 4 grand-kids that have raging sugar munchies. I also have a cat that loves donuts, so I'll have to keep a lid on these! As soon as we experiment, I'll keep you posted. I have Diabetes, so I'm not really supposed to have sugar, but I do cheat once in a while. I'm a baaaaad girl...

kthix10 (author) from IL on May 04, 2012:

I have made it with half the butter and did not notice a difference in taste. et me know how the truvia works out, we can't use any sort of substitute sugar in our house but I am interested to know how it works. It is a very yummy recipe, after I made the batch for this post I found my toddler on top of the counter eating it at 11pm - I was just glad it wasn't someone breaking in

Opinionated2 on May 04, 2012:

Hi, I'm very new to this, but saw your recipe and was drooling! After I wiped the slobber off of my face, I decided that I would print this one and experiment to see if I can exchange Truvia for some of the sugar. I love butter, but may try to see if I can substitute another butter-taste-alike to lower the fat also. I'll let you know of my success so that you can post a reduced calorie recipe with yours. OK? Opi2

kthix10 (author) from IL on April 28, 2012:

It doesn't last long in our house, I almost always make a double batch

Cholee Clay from Wisconsin on April 27, 2012:

I love caramel popcorn, this is definitely a must try! Caramel corn without the kernels? What could be better:) Great recipe! Voted up and shared.