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Coconut Popcorn

December 28, 2017 0 Comments

 

 

 

Popcorn is awesome, but Coconut Popcorn? Even more awesome. You get that irresistible salty sweet sensation that is to-die-for delicious. Here’s how you make it.

What You Need: Popped popcorn, butter, sugar, coconut extract and shredded coconut.

Step One: In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add sugar and stir to dissolve. Bring to a boil, and let boil 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and add coconut extract.

Melting butter in saucepan, Coconut Popcorn

(Melting butter in saucepan, Coconut Popcorn, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Adding sugar to butter in saucepan, Coconut Popcorn

(Adding sugar to butter in saucepan, Coconut Popcorn, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Two: Place coconut on a baking sheet, and bake at 400F for 5-10 minutes until lightly toasted. Stir, and bake another 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle coconut on the popcorn and place in a large bowl.

Coconut on top of popcorn, Coconut Popcorn

(Coconut on top of popcorn, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Three: Pour butter mixture over the top, and stir to coat.

Pouring butter, Coconut Popcorn

(Pouring butter, Coconut Popcorn, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Four: Dig in and enjoy!

Coconut Popcorn

(Finished product, photo by: J. Clegg.)

 

Coconut Popcorn

A tropical twist on a old favorite, Coconut Popcorn is the bomb.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add sugar and stir to dissolve. Bring to a boil, and let boil 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and add coconut extract.

  2. Place coconut on a baking sheet, and bake at 400F for 5-10 minutes until lightly toasted. Stir, and bake another 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle coconut over the popcorn and place in a large bowl.

  3. Pour butter mixture over the top, and stir to coat.

  4. Dig in and enjoy!

If you get thirsty, you can always mix up our very festive Grapefruit Champagne Mule. It’s amazing.

 

December 28, 2017

Lisa Mitchell

I am a blogger for CheapCaribbean.com who is a travel junkie and addicted to the beach.

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