Buttery, sweet caramel corn with a sprinkle of sea salt is a must make treat for all your fall gatherings. I’m so sorry for the late post but I didn’t have a photo so share because this stuff disappeared so quickly that I had to scramble!  Currently, I have a new batch of Caramel Corn cooling on the counter with a big sign posted – DO NOT EAT ~ love, Mom.

There’s just a little something special that happens when you mix salty and sweet flavors together. This recipe combines the best of both! All you need is a big pot, a sheet pan along with a few ingredients and you are in business. Movie night just got extra special.

Caramel Corn With Sea Salt

Popcorn so good you'll have to fight for your share.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com

Ingredients

  • 12 cups popped corn
  • 1 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Sea Salt or Kosher salt - about a tablespoon to sprinkle all over the pan.

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Pop corn and place in a roasting pan.
  • In a heavy bottom pan, melt butter, brown sugar and corn syrup.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add baking soda - mixture will foam up so take off of heat and stir until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Pour over pop corn, stir and place in oven.
  • Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Spoon popcorn on parchment/wax paper.
  • Sprinkle with Sea Salt and let cool for 1 hour. Do NOT break apart.
  • Once cooled, break apart, EAT or store in an air tight container.

~Notes *Add pecans, peanuts or any other nuts to the mix the last 15 minutes of baking.  *Drizzle with chocolate before breaking for an added touch.

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