This kettle corn recipe is a fun snack; it perfectly satisfies your salt and your sweet cravings!
It’s the perfect lazy snack for a movie night!
This easy kettle corn recipe has all the salty, sweet, smokey flavors you cave in an easy-to-make package. Made from scratch and using a bit of Splenda granulated sugar substitute we cut out some of the sugar content but still keep that same great taste we are looking for. You’re going to love this stovetop kettle corn recipe. It’s light, airy, crunchy, and perfect for any snacking binge.
Simple Kettle Corn Recipe
This spicy and sweet kettle corn recipe was the perfect snack for my movie award viewing night. However, this popcorn will easily make a regular appearance in my house; it is the perfect snack! You’re going to love this homemade kettle corn with brown sugar! Once you know how to make kettle corn at home, you’ll never want to pay money for it again!
- Vegetable oil
- Popcorn kernels
- SPLENDA Granulated Sugar
- Brown sugar
- BBQ seasoning
How to Make Smoky Sweet Kettle Corn Recipe
- Heat your oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- Add in the kernels and both of the sugars, stir together, and then place the lid on the skillet.
- When a few kernels begin to pop lift the skillet up and off of the heat source and shake it around in a circular motion.
- Place the skillet back onto the heat and allow for a few more kernels to pop.
- Lift the pan and swirl again. Continue this process until the popping noise begins to slow down.
- Remove the pan from the heat and pour your popcorn into a large bowl.
- Sprinkle some salt and BBQ seasoning over the top and then serve.
How long is homemade kettle corn good for?
Kettle corn can usually keep for up to 2 weeks if kept stored in an airtight container at room temperature. This is totally long enough to enjoy it during your nightly tv watching sessions and making it in advance of any fun party.
What gives kettle corn its flavor?
Kettle corn is a blend of salty and sweet that has been lightly caramelized during the cooking process making it truly incredible. We add a little BBQ seasoning to the batch for an even bigger flavor experience.
Can I freeze popped popcorn?
Yes, you actually can freeze this kettle corn in an airtight container once it has dried completely. There is very little moisture content in this popcorn so it is fine to freeze and eat because it doesn’t actually freeze.
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- 1/4 cup vegetables oil
- 1/3 cup popcorn kernels
- 2 tablespoons SPLENDA® Granulated Sugar
- 2 teaspoons brown sugar
- salt to taste
- 2 teaspoons bbq seasoning (or to taste)
- Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- Add kernels to hot oil along with both sugars; stir. Place a lid on the skillet.
- When a few kernels begin to pop, lift skillet and shake in a circular motion. Place skillet back on heat and allow a few more kernels to cook then left and swirl again. Continue this process until popping begins to slow.
- Remove saucepan from heat and pour popcorn into a large bowl. Sprinkle popcorn with salt and bbq seasoning. Serve.
Amount Per Serving Calories 59Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 1mgSodium 267mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 1gSugar 4gProtein 1g