Amarula Caramel Popcorn

Amarula Caramel Popcorn: The ultimate snack. Image: Lindsay Samuels.

Amarula Caramel Popcorn – Indulge in a South African flavoured snack

This tasty bite is just what you need to snack on for your binge movie or series watching during the cold winter months.

Amarula Caramel Popcorn

Amarula Caramel Popcorn: The ultimate snack. Image: Lindsay Samuels.

Sweet and crunchy! Caramel popcorn is simply too addictive to resist. Add some South African Amarula liqueur and you have Amarula Caramel Popcorn, the ultimate snack time treat.

This tasty bite is just what you need to snack on for your binge movie or series watching during the cold winter months.

Preparing Amarula Caramel Popcorn is much quicker and easier than you could have ever guessed. It takes only 20 minutes to prepare and then you can start crunching away!

The addition of Amarula liquor makes this a proudly South African snack to enjoy. So why waste any time? The cold weather is already here. The couch is inviting you to your favourite series under a warm blanket. So, let’s get popping!

Amarula Caramel Popcorn Recipe

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Lindsay Samuels Course: SnacksCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes
Total time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 cups popcorn (popped)

  • 150 g butter

  • 1 cup brown granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • ½ cup Amarula

  • ½ teaspoon baking Soda

Method

  • Prepare your popcorn and set aside in large heatproof bowl.
  • In a saucepan on medium heat, add butter and sugar. Continuously stir the syrup until the sugar dissolves. 
  • Once the sugar dissolves and the syrup begins to turn brown, add the vanilla and Amarula (be careful to add this in gradually while mixing).
  • Allow the syrup to boil for at least 5 minutes.
  • Add the baking soda and you will notice that the syrup will turn foamy. At this point, remove from the heat.
  • While the syrup is hot, pour over the popcorn and mix until well coated.
  • Pour the popcorn onto a baking tray lined with a silicone mat.
  • Let it cool and enjoy!

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