Kevin Sorbo's Caramel Popcorn

Kevin Sorbo's Caramel Popcorn


  • 8 cups popped popcorn (2/3 cup kernels)
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 4 tbs of unsalted butter
  • 2 tbs corn syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 300 degrees
spatula whisk parchment lined baking sheet Recipe:
Preheat oven to 300 degrees

To Pop Popcorn:

1. Heat a heavy bottom stockpot (at least 4 quarts with a lid) with about

2. 3 tablespoons in of canola oil

4. Add 1/3 cup of kernels, cover with lid and swirl until popped

5. Once kernels are popped remove from heat, pour in bowl and season with salt

To Make Caramel:
1. Heat brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and sea salt in a medium stock pot (the liquid will start to boil up so choose one big enough)

2. Bring mixture to a boil and cook for about 5 minutes, until golden color is achieved

3. Remove from heat, whisk in baking soda and pour over popped corn spread on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes until golden and shiny (toss popcorn about halfway through)

Additional fun options to jazz up your popcorn:
• Chocolate drizzle
• Chopped toasted almonds, walnuts, or peanuts • Pretzel dust (whizz pretzels in a blender or coffee grinder)