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If you make your own popcorn how do you flavour it?

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themummyonthebus Fri 05-Jun-15 20:20:37

I just chuck some granulated sugar in the bowl with mine but I'm sure there must be a better way confused

Anyone care to share their recipes?

babyiwantabump Fri 05-Jun-15 20:21:50

ASDA does popcorn flavouring - until we discovered this is was basically a bit of butter and sugar chucked in!

Momzilla82 Fri 05-Jun-15 20:23:05

Just google soulemama popcorn. She's the queen. Here's just one example:

chicaguapa Fri 05-Jun-15 20:27:21

I've always wanted to know how to make salted popcorn like at the cinema but not stale. It's not the same when you just sprinkle salt over it as it all just sinks to the bottom.

timetosmile Fri 05-Jun-15 20:28:11

marking my place...

chippednailvarnish Fri 05-Jun-15 20:28:16

You need a tiny bit of butter to make it stick...

themummyonthebus Fri 05-Jun-15 20:37:43

Mmm some lovely ideas. Have to try the butter trick.

couldntbebothered Fri 05-Jun-15 20:42:29

If you put the sugar/salt into the pan with the unpopped corn it mixes more evenly and does then stick to the popcorn

chicaguapa Fri 05-Jun-15 20:46:38

I wondered about that. We have a cinema-style machine with a kettle and I wasn't sure if it would be a bugger to clean afterwards if I put the salt in the oil?

OttiliaVonBCup Fri 05-Jun-15 20:48:47

butter first
then salt
otherwise salt won't stick

salt must be maldon, crushed up a bit.

Sparkletastic Fri 05-Jun-15 20:55:13

Powdered sugar - can crappy but mixes nicely

HarryandJess Fri 05-Jun-15 21:00:57

I put Maldon sea salt in my coffee grinder and grind it until it is a fine powder. This sticks really well to popcorn. I like black pepper and sea salt popcorn or fresh rosemary and sea salt

ThreeQuartersEmpty Fri 05-Jun-15 21:11:41

We melt a few teaspoons of butter in the microwave, toss the popped popcorn in it, and then the seasoning sticks.

wonkylegs Fri 05-Jun-15 21:12:04

Powdered sugar, powdered salt or really yummy powdered sugar and cinnamon.
Grind up in pestle & mortar if necessary. In powdered form it sticks better.

couldntbebothered Fri 05-Jun-15 22:19:02

Chicagua - not sure as I do mine in a saucepan - no machine. Saucepan is fine to clean after.

MrNedSchneebly Sat 06-Jun-15 20:43:57

Brown butter, salt and maple syrup. Did this last weelend and was amazing.

Garlic Rosemary, salt and butter also lovely if you are feeling fancy.

ScienceRocks Sat 06-Jun-15 21:02:44

Butter and marmite.

Cayenne with unpopped kernels.

Cinnamon and sugar with unpopped kernels.

Salt and chilli with unpopped kernels.

I love popcorn.

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