It’s soft and chewy, it’s ooey and gooey— it’s our family’s favorite caramel popcorn recipe.
I hope y’all aren’t tired of caramel recipes, because that seems to be my main fall craving this year. Peanut butter caramel cupcakes and homemade caramel sauce apparently weren’t enough, because all week I’ve been craving this soft caramel popcorn.
What could I do? I gave in, of course.
This is autumn in a bowl right here, with apples, cinnamon and pecans baked into oatmeal and served up for a hearty breakfast.
Over the weekend we made our annual pilgrimage to the Utah mountains to see the beautiful fall colors. We drove up a nearby canyon, “oohing” and “ahhing” along the way. After a short toddler-friendly hike at the top of the pass, we then drove down the other side into a quaint mountain town where, per tradition, we shared a banana split.
It was a fabulous little excursion, and one I look forward to every year. Utah is beautiful all year round, but there’s something about the golden aspens in the fall that takes my breath away.
Here are two ways to make caramel, with step-by-step photos so you don’t miss a beat. Plus, I’ll also show you how to make this incredibly luscious caramel sauce.
If you are under the assumption that caramel is tricky or difficult, I am here today to tell you that it doesn’t have to be! I know the process of caramelizing sugar can be quite intimidating, I really do, because I’ve been there. But once I got over my fear and practiced it a few times, I discovered how simple it really is, and that all I was lacking was a little confidence.
And I have confidence in you! You got this. I’ll show you how: Continue Reading…