"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Sister Mabel's Caramel Corn Recipe

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This recipe for Sister Mabel's Caramel Corn, by , is from Our Family Cookbook Project 2006, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pastor Greg (Pat) Babish- San Jose, CA
Added: Saturday, February 11, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 qt. popped popcorn
2 c. light-brown, firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c. light corn syrup
1/2 lb butter or margarine
1/4 tsp. cream of tarter
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 250 F. Place popcorn in a large 4 in. deep, buttered baking pan. Keep warm in oven. Cut large pieces of waxed paper to fit cookie sheet. Lightly butter the waxed paper. In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, syrup, butter, cream of tarter and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Continue to stir constantly and boil rapidly until mixture reaches 260 F on a candy thermometer, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda quickly but thoroughly. Remove popcorn from oven. Pour syrup mixture over popcorn. Stir gently until well coated. Bake 200 F for one hour, stirring 2 or 3 times during baking. Turn out at once onto waxed paper. Spread out and allow to cool completely. Break or cut apart. Store in tightly covered container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 quarts
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great recipe. Many of the Babish recipe additions were already published in their own church cookbook. Celebration Community Church 2002 www.CelebrateJesus.net 859 Blossom Hill Rd. San Jose, CA 95123--- Jennie

 

 

 

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