Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Frosting Flavoured Candy Corn
I noticed recipes making the rounds on the internet using these stir-in packets for pre-made frosting to flavour candy corn. I liked the idea, but not the technique, so I used it with my regular candy corn recipe, replacing the brown sugar for white and omitting the vanilla.
It worked. The flavour is...strange, artificial, a bit heavy on the cinnamon (we made the Mocha flavour) but still kind of addictive once you start nibbling at it. I'm curious what the purple crap will be like.
3 1/2 quarts popped corn kept hot in a 200 degree F. oven
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon bicarb.
Combine everything except bicarb and flavouring packet in a saucepan. bring to a boil, then cook 5 minutes longer. remove from heat and whisk in bicarb and flavour packet. Toss mixture into popcorn in a roasting pan and bake 1 hour, stirring after each 15 minutes. Cool, crumble into smaller pieces.