Homemade Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Jessica Published April 15, 2020

Splurge on yourself with a movie night at home and create your very own slow caramelized popcorn!

How To Make Homemade Caramel Popcorn

0 from 0 votes
10 mins
10 mins
20 mins


  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • salt
  • 1 cup butter (sweet cream salted)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda


  • Salt each cup of popcorn and set aside.
  • Place 1 cup of butter in a medium saucepan and melt it over medium heat.
  • Add 1 cup of brown sugar into the saucepan and stir until thoroughly mixed. Keep stirring and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Once it boils, let the mixture cook for 5 minutes without stirring. Add in the 2 tsp. of vanilla at the 4-minute mark and stir.
  • Continue to boil the mixture for one minute and then add in the ½ teaspoon of baking soda.
  • Drizzle ¾ of the overall mixture over the popcorn. Use a spoon to gently fold the popcorn with the mixture until the kernels are all covered.
  • Pour the remaining popcorn onto a cookie sheet as well as the remaining mixture. Cover the sheet with aluminum foil and let the popcorn cool. When finished, serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 701kcal | Carbohydrates: 143g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 21g | Sugar: 23g | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 5mg


A food blogger with a strong passion for all thing delicious. Being able to take a simple ingredient and transform it into something complex and delectable brings me joy. It is my mission to show you how to do the same with the simple ingredients that you have on hand. Learn how to make restaurant-worthy meals, on a budget, and right at home!

Related Dessert Recipes

Leave a comment