School holidays have arrived and along with them comes the inevitable "i'm bored" and "i'm hungry", you can betcha bottom dollar on it.
So how about whipping up some of this delicious Caramel Popcorn and chucking a movie on?
Nothing like killing two birds with the one stone.
1/2 cup popping corn
5 tbsps oil
2 tbsps honey
3/4 cup sugar
Method: Cover the bottom of a large saucepan with the oil. Heat slowly. Test for correct temperature by dropping in a couple of grains (and if you're like me, watch them closely and jump out of your skin when they do pop). When the oil is hot enough add all the grains. Cover and shake the saucepan regularly over the heat until grains cease popping. Remove from heat and empty the popcorn into a large bowl.
Stir the honey, sugar and butter in a saucepan over low heat until sugar is dissolved, then boil uncovered for 4 - 5 minutes. Remove from heat and pour over popcorn. Mix to coat. Spread over a large tray covered with baking paper and allow to cool. Break into large pieces to serve. Store in a airtight container.
Soooo yummy and always popular with the kiddies!
Caramel Popcorn is great to make for kid's parties too, you can serve individual portions in cute little cupcake wrappers.