I’m calling this recipe my Homemade Sweet & Salty Popcorn. It is actually, taste-wise, very similar to Kettle Corn popcorn. I would call it Homemade Kettle Corn, but the only difference with this popcorn is that the topping doesn’t really set & harden. It stays more like buttered popcorn in that sense, so I didn’t want to mislead anyone! But if you are a fan of kettle corn, you definitely need to try this out! It’s got a perfect sweet & salty flavour – almost similar to salted caramel. It was absolutely delicious & has become one of my favourite snacks!

Homemade Sweet & Salty Popcorn



  • 2 bags microwave popcorn, popped & any unpopped kernels removed
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • salt


  1. Place the popped popcorn in a large bowl.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt the butter. Add the sugar and bring to a boil. Allow to boil for 2 minutes. Add the water and stir well. Quickly pour the mixture over the popcorn, and toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt, using as much or as little as you want depending on your taste preference & whether you want more sweet or more salty of popcorn
  3. Chill the popcorn in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes before serving.

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