Drizzled in white chocolate and sprinkled with glitter and hearts, this is a very kid-ready popcorn! We love how colourful and happy it is! Kassia is not a huge fan of caramel corn, but this satisfies the sweet tooth in a different (dare we say BETTER) way!
- 1/4 cup of popcorn kernels ( we use regular Orville seeds for air popped, or we get lazy and use Smartpop for microwave)
- 1/2 cup of vegan white chocolate. (We found Fork&Beans vegan white chocolate guide very helpful. However, being in Canada, we have a ton of trouble finding vegan white chocolate. We can’t even find it at our local speciality shops, which is crazy because we live in a large Canadian city. So, when Kassia isn’t eating it – we usually make it to take to parties – we just use regular dairy white chocolate which can be found at any major grocery store)
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- Few drops of food colourings. We used a lilac one, but you can use whatever you like!
- Any “party decorations” you like! This batch had coloured heart sprinkles, regular round rainbow sprinkles and pink glittery crystal sprinkles.
- Pop the corn. We usually make air-popped Orville Redenbacher, but microwave works too.
- Spread the popcorn out (but keep it tightly packed) on a large baking sheet. Or two. You can even line the baking sheets with parchment paper if you’re an adult who has their life together.
- Melt the chocolate, with the food colouring. Kassia didn’t listen to Nigella (which is her FIRST problem) but melting in the microwave worked out fine for her. The next time we made it, we listened and used a double broiler. Both seemed like equally easy options. Just make sure to keep mixing it, and not scorch it. Use a low heat too! It melts very quickly.
- Drizzle the melted chocolate over the popcorn on the baking sheet as evenly as possible
- Sprinkle time! Evenly sprinkle all your fun party toppings over the popcorn. This is the fun party!
- Let it sit until the chocolate firms up a bit. You can rush this process by popping the whole sheet in the fridge.
- Lightly break it up as you dump all the party corn into a bowl. Admire your artistry.
- Share with friends. Or your younger cousins, like we did, at our family reunion! It’ll be a hit with kids, and kids-at-heart.