Old-Fashioned Pink Popcorn Recipe

Old-Fashioned Pink Popcorn Recipe

How To Make Old-Fashioned Pink Popcorn

Tired of seeing your popcorn so out of life? Why not turn it to whatever color you like? This pink popcorn recipe will leave your bowls empty in seconds.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • cuppopcorn kernels,un-popped
  • 2cupsgranulated sugar
  • cuphalf and half
  • 1tbsplight corn syrup
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1tspvanilla
  • 6dropsred food coloring,or any other color you’d like


  1. Pop popcorn into a large bowl according to the manufacturer’s directions.

  2. Pour popped popcorn into two very large mixing bowls; set aside.

  3. In a large saucepan whisk together sugar, half and half, corn syrup and salt. Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly until sugar has dissolved.

  4. Heat mixture to 232 degrees F, stirring occasionally. Immediately remove from heat and pour in vanilla and food coloring. Drizzle mixture over popped popcorn.

  5. Gently stir popcorn until mixture is evenly coated and coating begins to dry, or when popcorn kernels start separating.

  6. Pour mixture onto waxed paper and allow to dry for about 20 minutes. Store in an airtight container.


  • Calories: 177.67kcal
  • Fat: 1.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.29g
  • Fiber: 0.85g
  • Sugar: 35.36g
  • Protein: 1.12g
  • Cholesterol: 4.97mg
  • Sodium: 55.93mg
  • Calcium: 15.09mg
  • Potassium: 36.96mg
  • Iron: 0.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 13.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.12mg
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