Preparation time : 30 min. | Serves 2 dozen balls
These popcorn balls are prepared with dried fruits and delicious caramel syrup. You may also add some colorful corns or nuts to make these popcorn balls attractive.
4 cup popped popcorn
1 cup small dried raisins
1 cup dried apricot (finely chopped)
1 cup granulated sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
½ tsp salt
1 cup corn syrup
½ cup water
1. In a large mixing bowl combine popcorn and dried fruits together.
2. Make syrup using sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup, and water. First boil the mixture and then cook at slow heat until the syrup gets thick or its temperature reaches to 250 degrees F.
3. Pour this hot syrup over the popcorn mixture and make small balls using hands only. Don’t forget to grease your hands while making bowls otherwise the mixture would stick to your hands.
4. Place these balls in a pan and let them cool to room temperature.
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