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Popcorn Party Cake
  • 4 quarts plain popped popcorn
  • 3/4 cup peanuts
  • 3/4 cup gum drops or gummi candies
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup small sugar-coated candies (M&M’s, Smartees, etc.)
  • Assorted lollipops

Here's How:
In a large bowl that has been sprayed with cooking spray, place popcorn, peanuts and gum drops; set aside. Lightly spray a bundt pan with cooking spray; set aside. Heat butter, corn syrup and brown sugar in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Bring mixture to a boil and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

Pour hot syrup over popcorn mixture and quickly stir to coat thoroughly. Add small candies and quickly stir just until evenly distributed. Spoon into bundt pan; gently pushing mixture into pan. Cover pan lightly and allow to cool at room temperature 4 hours or longer. Invert cake onto serving platter. Push lollipops into top of cake before serving.

Yield: 10 "slices"

Nutrition Information(Based on 1 serving, does not include optional ingredients):
Total Calories 420
Total Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 280mg
Carbohydrate 57g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 44g
Protein 5g

Recipe compliments of the Popcorn Board
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