Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees according to manufacturer's directions. Lime bottom of air fryer basket with foil. Place popcorn kernels on foil in a single layer. Air-fry 5 to 6 minutes or until kernels are popped. Transfer 4 cups popcorn to medium heat-resistant bowl. Discard unpopped kernels.
Make state fair-worthy caramel corn at home using the air fryer! Pop the kernels in your air fryer and coat with a sweet homemade caramel sauce.
Servings and Ingredients
|¼ c. Hy-Vee yellow popcorn kernels|
|¼ c. Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed|
|3 tbsp. Hy-Vee salted butter|
|2 tbsp. Hy-Vee light corn syrup|
|½ tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract|
Things To Grab
- Air fryer
- Aluminum foil
- Medium heat-resistant bowl
- Small skillet
- Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
- Heat-resistant tray
Combine brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup in small skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Immediately pour over popcorn; stir to coat.
Preheat air fryer to 300 degrees according to manufacturer's directions. Line bottom of air fryer basket with clean foil; spray with nonstick spray and set aside.
transfer coated popcorn to prepared air fryer basket. Close air fryer and air-fry 10 to 11 minutes or until golden brown, tossing coated popcorn with tongs every 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from air fryer and carefully spread on sheet of foil or heat-resistant tray. Cool completely.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 9g
- Cholesterol: 25mg
- Sodium: 80mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 28g
- Protein: 1g