rum cinnamon caramel popcorn

Rum & Cinnamon Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Boozy popcorn, perfect for movie nights in.
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Serves: 2 to 3 people


½ cup unsalted butter
2 cups brown sugar
1 tsp salt
3 tbsp light corn syrup
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp rum
1 tsp cinnamon powder
½ tsp baking soda
8 cups popped popcorn

All ingredients are available at Foodhall stores


  1. Preheat the oven to 100 ⁰C.
  2. In a saucepan, add the butter, brown sugar, salt, corn syrup and water and place it over high heat.
  3. Stir until the butter has melted and sugar has dissolved.
  4. Allow the mixture to boil for 5 minutes. Swirl the pan if hot spots start to develop.
  5. Take it off the heat and stir in rum, cinnamon, baking soda, and vanilla.
  6. Grease a large baking tray with butter and add the popcorn.
  7. Drizzle with caramel sauce and toss until well coated.
  8. Place it in the oven for 15 minutes, stirring often.
  9. Spread the caramel coated popcorn on a sheet of baking paper in one even layer and allow it to cool.