Pink Princess Popcorn


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes12 cups (3 L)
*PLUS Cooking time: 8 minutes
Pink Princess Popcorn

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  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • red and yellow food colouring

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 85-g pkg microwave popcorn


  • In a wide, heavy-bottomed saucepan, stir sugar with water. Add 10 drops red and 4 drops yellow food colouring and butter. Set over medium heat. Stir constantly until mixture boils, 3 to 6 min. Then boil, without stirring, 5 more min. Meanwhile, pop popcorn following package instructions and leave in bag.

  • When sugar mixture has boiled 5 min, remove pan from heat and swirl pan a few times. Open popcorn and turn into a very large, wide bowl. Very carefully pour sugar mixture overtop. Using a spatula, immediately stir to evenly mix. Tumble popcorn onto a baking sheet. Cool before eating. Popcorn tastes best the same day it's made.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 91, Protein 0.3g, Carbohydrates 18.7g, Fat 2g, Fibre 0.4g.

Warning: This pretty, salty-sweet popcorn is totally addictive (even for adults).