Recipe: chocolate caramel-nut popcorn

Recipe: chocolate caramel-nut popcorn

Chocolate Caramel-Nut Popcorn
24 cups stood out snacks
3 mugs granulated sugar
1/2 mug light corn syrup
1/2 mug dark corn syrup
2/3 mug water
6 tbsps stick butter or margarine
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cooking soft drink
2 tsps vanilla essence
12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips (2 mugs).
1 cup cut almonds, toasted.

Spread popcorn in 2 large, deep roasting pans. Bring sugar, corn syrups and water to boil in 4-quart saucepan. Include butter and also chef, stirring periodically, till a sweet thermometer registers 300 levels F to 310 levels F. When combination forms hard, brittle strings, it prepares. Remove from heat. Thoroughly stir in salt, cooking soft drink and also vanilla remove. Because the candy is extremely warm, the vanilla remove will spatter and the mixture will foam. Put over popcorn and also stir to coat. Allow cool. Shop airtight.

Approximately 2 days before offering, separate huge chunks, spread covered popcorn on two cookie sheets. Thaw delicious chocolate chips according to package instructions. Drizzle over snacks and also, prior to delicious chocolate hardens, spray with almonds. Let stand at area temperature up until delicious chocolate hardens. Shop airtight.