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Butterscotch Popcorn


  • 0.25 cup corn Oil

  • 1 cup popcorn

  • Salt

  • 1 cup Sugar

  • 0.5 cup Water

  • 1 cup Butter cut into small pieces


  • 1.

    Pour oil into the bottom of a large pot and add popcorn. Heat over medium-high heat.

  • 2.

    Place a tight fitting lid onto the pot but leave a space on one side for steam to escape.

  • 3.

    Pop the corn.

  • 4.

    When the popping slows down turn off the heat.

  • 5.

    When it's all popped, pour into a large bowl and season with salt.

  • 6.

    Pour sugar into a small pile in the center of a saucepan and add a half-cup of water around the outside.

  • 7.

    Heat the mixture over medium heat.

  • 8.

    The sugar and water will form a syrup and begin simmering.

  • 9.

    The water will evaporate and leave behind pure sugar syrup which will then begin to brown.

  • 10.

    Do not stir during this process, as the sugar may crystallize.

  • 11.

    When it has reached a deep golden colour, add the butter.

  • 12.

    Whisk until all the butter has been incorporated and the Butterscotch is smooth.

  • 13.

    Pour over popped corn and stir well.

  • 14.

    Let butterscotch harden and then serve.

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Posted by Report
We made this and it was absolutely delicious...Saw it on tv and then searched for the recipe...thank you!!!
Posted by OdessaReport
I will try this... thanks!