How to Make Kettle Corn

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Here’s a recipe showing you How to Make Kettle Corn at home!  Watch the video showing you how to make this recipe, then scroll to the bottom of this post and print out the recipe so you can make it at home.  It’s so easy!

How to Make Kettle Corn : bags of Kettle Corn

Who will be in the Super Bowl? Patriots vs. Packers, Patriots vs Saints, Ravens vs. Packers? No one knows. I’m hoping that Tom Brady of the Patriots and Aaron Rodgers of the Packers will face each other because they’re two of my favorite players. For the mysterious Super Bowl, I made a new and really easy game day recipe. If you’re wondering what I made, It’s simple. I made Kettle Corn and Cinnamon Kettle Corn.

Most of the time, you eat Kettle Corn at fairs or carnivals, right? So when you can make it and eat it home, that’s cool.

How to Make Kettle Corn : add corn to a pot

How to Make Kettle Corn:

There are many different kinds of popcorn. But out of all of them, I like Orville Redenbacher’s.  Add popcorn to a pot.

How To Make Kettle Corn : add oil to the pot

Add oil to the pot.  What is so amazing with this recipe is that it only has three ingredients- oil, sugar and popcorn! Wow.

How to Make Kettle Corn : add sugar to the pot

Add sugar to the pot.  That is such a cool picture! The sugar seams to stream down into the pot. If you’re making Cinnamon Kettle Corn, add the cinnamon right after all of the other ingredients are in the pot.

How to Make Kettle Corn : put the lid on the pot

In order for the Kettle Corn not to burn, you can’t stop shaking the pot for too long.

How to Make Kettle Corn : watch the popcorn pop

I am laughing in this picture because the popcorn kernels kept popping and they made a loud pinging sound as they hit the lid of the pot.

How to Make Kettle Corn : sample the popped popcorn

Aahhh. Tasting time!

How to Make Kettle Corn : add salt

Eat some while it’s hot! You always want to eat some Kettle Corn while it’s still warm because that’s when it tastes the best. Season it with salt because the sweet and salty flavor is awesome.

How to Make Kettle Corn : make labels for bags

I made these cool Kettle Corn Labels on my computer! They come in handy if you’re putting the popcorn in little bags for a party.

How to Make Kettle Corn : bag the Kettle Corn

For such an easy treat to make, the two kinds of Kettle Corn tasted great! I’m sure the football-lover dads (and kids like me) can already smell this recipe in their future.

Remember, if you are unsure about what to make for a Super Bowl party, what do you think I’m going to suggest? Of course these two awesome Kettle Corn recipes! Now that you know how to make this Kettle Corn,  get cooking!

And even a kid can be a Kettle Corn vendor for a day… Like Me!

Kettle Corn

Awesome, EASY recipe. Fun one for Super Bowl Sunday or any game-watching or movie-watching day.


  • 3/4 cup popcorn kernels
  • 3 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • salt, if desired


  1. Put the popcorn, oil and sugar into a large pot. Partially cover and cook over medium-high to high heat, sliding the pot back and forth constantly over the burner, until the popping stops. Remove the popcorn from the heat immediately and sprinkle it with salt, if desired.
  2. Let it cool and then place it into a big bowl for munching, or put it in individual bags for private munching 🙂
SOURCE: (via Food Network Magazine's Super Bowl recipes insert)

Here are a few more popcorn recipes you might like to try: