It’s time to shine a light on a sticky treat. April 6 is National Caramel Popcorn Day.
When Cracker Jacks were created, adding molasses and nuts to popcorn really took off. Then, things really got popping in 1908 with Jack Nortworth’s song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.”
Check out this simple recipe for you to create your own caramel popcorn at home.
- Step 1: Make popcorn
- Step 2: Cook brown sugar, corn syrup and butter and bring to a boil
- Step 3: Add sweetened condensed milk (don’t cook too long or it will burn)
- Step 4: Pour caramel sauce over popcorn and mix until popcorn is covered
- Step 5: Eat and enjoy