How to Make Delicious Homemade Caramel Corn

How to Make Delicious Homemade Caramel Corn

There's nothing quite like taste of warm caramel corn fresh from the oven on a chilly fall day.

Do you make homemade caramel corn? It’s so simple, yummy and inexpensive and it’s sure to be a fall favorite with your kids from here on out!

I remember my first experience with homemade caramel corn. I was newly married living Kentucky, and my mother-in-law showed me how to make this for the first time. This isn't her recipe, but the taste is very similar. Just a warm, gooey, melt-in-your-mouth experience...literally. 

It's looks so pretty once it's cooled placed in a glass jar on your table or counter. Kids just love making this simple recipe and the memories are ones they will cherish. 

Homemade Caramel Corn

Cook time -45min


4 quarts of popped corn unseasoned. 1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1/2 cup salted butter
1/2 tea salt

1/2 tea baking soda
1 tea pure vanilla


1. Spray a 10 x 12 glass pan or shallow roasting pan with non-stick spray or grease with butter and set aside

2. Preheat your oven to 250 degrees

3. In a 2-quart saucepan, mix brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and salt. Stir constantly over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil.

4. Boil 5 minutes stirring lightly to keep from burning. Remove from heat and stir in banking soda and vanilla. Mix well.

5. Place popcorn in greased baking dish and pour syrup all over. Mix gently.

6. Bake for 45 minutes, gently turning over popcorn every 15 minutes to coat well with warm caramel mixture.

7. Let cook, break apart and place in an air-tight container.

Bake & Enjoy!

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