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Whether you like your popcorn buttery and lightly salted, with a Thai chilli kick, squashed into balls or with a touch of bacon, we have made a collection of the ultimate popcorn recipes to try out.
Back to basics
Classic homemade popcorn
“Basic” meaning no further seasonings, and it’s made in a pot on the stove (because microwave popcorn is not that good for you). Using healthier oils such as coconut oil makes this a great snack when you’re trying to be healthy.
Recipe from Simply Recipes
Spice it up
Pad thai popcorn
Pad thai is one of the most popular dishes when it comes to Thai cuisine. Just imagine how epic the flavours would be on popcorn!
Recipe from Food Wishes
Cinnamon bun popcorn
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Vanilla protein powder makes this positively healthy, as long as your chosen sweetener is unrefined.
Recipe from The Big Man’s World
Don’t feel like drinking the real thing? Try this non-alcoholic popcorn flavour that reminds us of a margarita with a dash of lime and a pinch of paprika.
Recipe from If You Can Make That You Can Make This
White chocolate popcorn
Oh, don’t be mistaken – these kernels don’t have anything to do with strawberries. This eye candy is made with white chocolate dyed with a bit of edible pink food colouring.
Recipe from EATGOOD4LIFE
Mexican hot chocolate popcorn
Where there is white chocolate popcorn, there must also be black. This recipe just calls for melted chocolate and a mix of Mexican spices. We suggest tossing in a handful of mini marshmallows to make it “hot chocolate” flavour!
Recipe from MACHEESMO
Pretend you’re on a hike – on your sofa
Trail mix popcorn balls
Roll up your popcorn with a crazy mix of nuts, chocolate chips, dried fruits and melted marshmallows, because hiking is always better when it’s done indoors and without the mountain. And when we say hiking, we mean Netflix.
Recipe from A Cookie Named Desire
Kicked-up breakfast flavours
Maple bacon bourbon popcorn
Maple syrup and bacon are classic North American breakfast staples. This salty-sweet popcorn is so addictive, especially because there’s bourbon involved.
Recipe from Bake Your Day
Something a little different
This recipe has divided the Internet in battle, with a loud proportion declaring it“popcorn violence” and a “desecration” of popcorn. It uses a Cheddar flavouring, combining it with a mayonnaise-mustard dressing and celery, sugar snaps and watercress. Love it or loath it, there’s no doubt that “popcorn salad” is a thing now.
Recipe from Molly Yeh on Food Network
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