Candies To Make For Christmas
The Christmas season is here! It is time to enjoy with loved ones and feast on some mouth-watering delicacies. If you want to make this Christmas memorable, try your hand at baking some cookies. It would be a great way to spend time together and enjoy some homemade delicacies. It will cost you lesser too. So let us get started.
If you want to prepare the Amish Caramel corn, you will require the following ingredients:
- Unsweetened popcorn: 2 to 4 large packets
- Margarine: 1 cup
- Corn syrup: ½ cup
- Brown sugar: 1 ¾ cup
- Salt: 1 teaspoon
- Vanilla: 1 teaspoon
- Baking soda: ½ teaspoon
Pre heat the oven at 250 degrees F for a few minutes. Meanwhile, take a large saucepan. Pour open two or four unsweetened corn packets according to the quantity you desire into your saucepan.
Next, prepare the flavoring mixture. For this, take another saucepan. Place it on medium flame. Firstly, add one cup margarine followed by ½ cup corn syrup. Stir and add 1-teaspoon of salt to the mixture. Next, add 1 ¾ cups of brown sugar and continue stirring. You will notice the mixture boiling. Continue to stir for four to five minutes until you observe a complete homogeneity in the syrup mixture.
After this, switch off the flame. Immediately pour one teaspoon of vanilla followed by ½ teaspoon of baking soda. Stir vigorously until it is evenly distributed in the mixture. Check out for the consistency. It should appear foamy and have a thin viscosity.
Now, add your popcorn into the mixture. Make sure the pieces are evenly coated. Place the pan in the oven and cook at 250 degrees F for 50 minutes with frequent stirring every ten minutes. Place a neat layer of baking paper on a tray. Once the popcorn is ready, place the corns on the tray. Separate out each corn so that the corns do not clump together. Allow it to cool, and your Amish caramel corn is ready!
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