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    Caramel popcorn

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 12

    Ingredients

    • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
    • 200g Wholesome Popcorn Maize
    • 125g Butter, diced
    • 150g Caster sugar
    • 2 tbsp Clear honey

    Method

    1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the popcorn. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally until the popping stops. Tip into a large bowl. (Cook the popcorn in 2 batches if necessary.)
    2. Quickly wipe the inside of the pan with kitchen paper then add the butter, sugar and honey. Cook gently, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil and bubble rapidly, without stirring, for 4-5 minutes, until caramel coloured.
    3. Add the popped corn, stirring until coated. Tip out onto two non-stick baking trays and leave to set and harden. Break up into pieces and pile into a large bowl or simple handmade cones.

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    Cook's tips

    If you're planning to make the popcorn more than a few hours ahead, store it in an airtight box to ensure it stays crunchy. Try adding 100g finely chopped pecans when stirring together at the end – they taste great with the caramel.

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