Homemade Caramel Popcorn

Homemade Caramel Popcorn:

I have never been crazy about popcorn except caramel popcorn that hits the sweet spot 😀 . I’ve been wanting to make some at home and every recipe you find online has corn syrup in it.. This recipe does not use corn syrup, I am all for anything sweet but I kind of always feel like corn syrup is something i never really liked using. So here is a recipe of my homemade caramel popcorn after a couple of tests and trials. Its perfect for binge eating over the weekends muhaha! 

Homemade Caramel Popcorn

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Author Aroshaliny godfrey



  • Corn - 100gm or 1/2 cup
  • Butter - 15gm or 1 tablespoon
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon


  • Butter - 150gm
  • Brown sugar - 200gm
  • Cream of Tartar - 1/8 teaspoon
  • Popcorn from above
  • Vanilla - 1 teaspoon
  • Baking Soda - 1 teaspoon



  1. In a large pot with lid, heat the add butter and oil on low-medium heat.
  2. Add the corn kernels and cover the lid.
  3. Keep the lid on until the popping stops.
  4. Once the popping stops, take it out of pan.

Caramel popcorn

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees celsius or 320F. Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large heavy bottomed sauce pan, add the butter, sugar and cream of tartar on medium heat.
  3. Mix with a silicone spatula regularly, so that it melts completely.
  4. Once its all dissolved, take the pan off the heat.
  5. Add the vanilla and baking soda (This will bubble up).
  6. Pour the caramel over the popcorn and mix well.
  7. Spread the caramel coated popcorn on to the baking sheet.
  8. Bake for about an hour mixing it every 15 minutes.
  9. Let it cool and store in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

In an airtight container it stays fresh for 10-15 days (if it survives that longer before you gobble it up!)


Happy weekend you guys…


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