pink popcorn

Pink Popcorn Recipe

Pink popcorn is a delightful and colorful treat perfect for parties, movie nights, or special occasions. With its light crunch and sweet candy coating, it’s sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Why You’ll Love This Pink Popcorn

  • Easy to make
  • Fun and festive
  • Customizable flavors and colors

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon raspberry extract
  • Pink food coloring (gel or liquid)
  • Edible glitter or sprinkles (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pop the Popcorn: Heat popcorn kernels in a large pot with a lid over medium heat. Shake the pot until popping slows. Remove from heat and let sit.
  2. Prepare the Candy Coating: In a small saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add sugar and corn syrup, stirring until smooth.
  3. Add Flavor and Color: Remove from heat. Stir in raspberry extract and pink food coloring.
  4. Coat the Popcorn: Place popcorn in a large bowl. Drizzle with candy coating. Toss to coat evenly.
  5. Optional Decoration: Sprinkle with edible glitter or sprinkles.
  6. Cool and Serve: Let cool on a baking sheet before serving.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve in decorative bowls or individual bags at parties.
  • Pair with cookies or cupcakes.
  • Great as party favors in clear bags tied with ribbons.

How to Store Pink Popcorn

  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.
  • Keep in a cool, dry place.

Additional Tips

  • Use freshly popped, unflavored popcorn for best results.
  • Stir popcorn thoroughly for even coating.
  • Customize with different food colorings and flavors.

Pink Popcorn Recipe

Recipe by Rose HernandezCourse: SnacksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

10

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

67

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup

  • 1/2 teaspoon raspberry extract

  • Pink food coloring (gel or liquid)

  • Edible glitter or sprinkles (optional)

Directions

  • Pop the popcorn.
  • Prepare the candy coating.
  • Add flavor and color.
  • Coat the popcorn.
  • Optional decoration.
  • Cool and serve.

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