Toasted Coconut Kettle Corn

Toasted Coconut Kettle Corn is a luxury twist on a classic, old-fashioned, sweet treat. Make it extra special with these unique heirloom popcorns!

Toasted Coconut Kettle Corn Easy Gourmet Recipe

Kettle corn has been a staple at fairs and craft shows in North America since the 18th century. Back in the day, you would cook it in a large cast iron kettle, stirred with a giant wooden spoon. Modern kettle corn chefs make it in a lighter weight stainless steel or copper kettles. For this recipe use a regular saucepan for near-perfect results.

In this recipe we use Fireworks Orchard Red River Valley Popcorn. The lovely folks at Fireworks Popcorn know and love their kernels. The Red River Valley variety has a deep, nutty flavour. The mild taste is perfect for all popcorn lovers.

We’ve flavoured this kettle corn with Saltwest Naturals Toasted Coconut Sea Salt. Saltwest Naturals makes all their salts on the British Colombia coast near Sooke. We love the all-natural flavour of these, and the very interesting salt blends they make. This recipe is sure to suit all your snack cravings.

Don’t forget to post your Toasted Coconut Kettle Corn on Instagram with the hashtag #CuppersAtHome. If you enjoyed this recipe, read all our Easy Gourmet Recipes In Under 30 Minutes.

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 20 min

Skill Level: Easy

Servings: 10 cups

  • Large stovetop pot with lid
  • Large spoon
  • Large bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  1. In a large pot add vegetable oil and 4 popcorn kernels and place on the stove over medium heat.
  2. Once the 4 kernels have popped the oil is up to temperature. Stir in the sugar and Saltwest Naturals Toasted Coconut Sea Salt until mixed.
  3. Add the remaining Fireworks Red River Valley Popcorn kernels
  4. Put a lid on the pot and shake continuously over the burner.
  5. Once the popping has slowed to every 2 seconds remove from heat and pour into a big bowl.
  6. Serve and Enjoy.
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