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Coconut Curry Cashew Popcorn

Coconut Curry Cashew PopcornFor a unique twist on candied popcorn try this one flavored with honey and curry powder and laced with flakes of coconut and buttery cashews.

Recipe Ingredients:

10 cups popped popcorn
2 cups cashews
1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon mild curry powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
  2. Place popcorn, cashews and coconut in a large bowl; set aside.
  3. Heat butter, sugar and honey in a medium saucepan. Stir mixture over medium heat until it begins to boil. Boil 2 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat and stir in curry powder and baking soda (mixture will foam).
  4. Pour syrup over popcorn mixture in bowl and stir until evenly coated. Pour mixture onto a large, rimmed baking sheet or roasting pan lined with foil and sprayed with nonstick spray.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, stirring twice during baking time. Stir mixture a few times as it cools on baking sheet. Store in an airtight container.

Makes 10 (1 cup) servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Popcorn Board.