Pumpkin Spice Popcorn

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This is a tasty popcorn version mixed with Pumpkin Spice to create a bowl of Pumpkin Spice Popcorn that is full of flavors and spices.

I love to add some additional ingredients and variations to my popcorn when I want to watch a movie or something like that. Each time, I add something different. This time, I saw that some people add spices. I had two options: the Hello Fresh Southwest Spice Blend and Pumpkin Spice. I chose the pumpkin one, and the experience was fun and enjoyable.

I made the Pumpkin Spice by myself, but if you’re in a hurry or feeling lazy, you can just buy Pumpkin Spice at any grocery store or supermarket, or even order it online. But my recipe is so easy that if you want to make it at home, you won’t regret it because it doesn’t take a long time.

What is Pumpkin Spice Popcorn?

This is a delicious popcorn mixed with spices, Just a regular popcorn with the classic taste of popcorn with the warm, cozy flavors of pumpkin spice. It’s perfect for movie nights, You can buy the Pumpkin Spice or make it by yourself, Generally, the recipe can be made in just 5 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Large pot with a lid
  • Small bowl
  • Measuring spoons
  • Wooden spoon or spatula
  • Large serving bowl

How to Make Pumpkin Spice Popcorn?

Step 1:

First, Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the popcorn kernels and cover the pot with a lid. Shake the pot to ensure even popping. Once the popping slows down to a few seconds between pops, remove the pot from the heat.

Step 2:

In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, allspice, and salt. Stir well to make sure the spices are mixed. Also, you can buy a prepared Pumpkin pie spice, if you are hurry.

Step 3:

Pour the melted butter over the popcorn and toss to coat. Sprinkle the pumpkin spice mix over the buttered popcorn, and toss again until the popcorn is coated with the spices. Transfer the pumpkin spice popcorn to a large serving bowl and enjoy

some Tips!

  • Shake the pot gently while the popcorn is popping to make sure it cooks evenly.
  • Keep the lid on the pot while popping to keep the popcorn from jumping out.
  • Make sure the butter is soft (not too hot!) before mixing in the spices.
  • Stir the spices really well into the soft butter so every piece of popcorn gets flavor.

How to Store Leftovers?

If you have leftover pumpkin spice popcorn, put it in a container with a lid. Keep it at room temperature, not in the fridge. Make sure the lid is on tight so the popcorn stays crispy. You can keep it for up to 2 days.

What to Eat with Pumpkin Spice Popcorn?

Pumpkin spice popcorn can be enjoyed with other snacks and desserts for a cozy movie night, I love to enjoy it with some fries with spices like Togarashi Fries for a salty snack, But if you prefer something fruity, consider some fresh apple slices or a bowl of mixed berries complement the sweet and spicy flavors of the popcorn. And if you want something sweet enjoy it alongside caramel-dipped pretzels or Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies. And if I want a drink, Juts a glass of lemon tea is enough for me.

FAQ

Can I use microwave popcorn instead of popping my own?

Yes, you can use plain microwave popcorn if you prefer. Just make sure to choose a variety without added butter or seasoning.

Can I make this recipe vegan?

Simply use vegan butter instead of regular melted butter.

What if I don’t have all the spices?

You can use a pre-made pumpkin spice mix if you don’t have all the individual spices on hand.

Can I add more sugar if I like it sweeter?

Yes, feel free to add more brown sugar if you prefer a sweeter popcorn.

How can I make the popcorn extra crunchy?

Baking the popcorn in the oven at 250°F for about 20 minutes after coating it with the butter and spice mix can help make it extra crunchy.

Is this popcorn gluten-free?

Yes, as long as all your ingredients are gluten-free, this pumpkin spice popcorn will be gluten-free.

Can I use coconut oil instead of vegetable oil?

Yes, coconut oil works well for popping popcorn and will add a slight coconut flavor.

How can I make a larger batch?

Simply double or triple the ingredients to make a larger batch. Make sure you have a large enough pot to pop all the kernels.

Conclusion

This is a different popcorn from your usual one mixed with Pumpkin spice, is a fun and easy recipe that brings the delicious flavors of fall into a tasty snack. Give this recipe a try, and you’ll see why it’s a favorite, Don’t forget to share this recipe with your friends and subscribe to my blog for more delicious popcorn recipes.

Pumpkin Spice Popcorn

Recipe by CourtneyCourse: SnacksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Calories

150

kcal
Total time

15

minutes

Enjoy the warm, cozy flavors of this pumpkin spice popcorn. Perfect for movie nights.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1/4 cup melted butter

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • First, Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the popcorn kernels and cover the pot with a lid. Shake the pot to ensure even popping. Once the popping slows down to a few seconds between pops, remove the pot from the heat.
  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, allspice, and salt. Stir well to make sure the spices are mixed. Also, you can buy a prepared Pumpkin pie spice, if you are hurry.
  • Pour the melted butter over the popcorn and toss to coat. Sprinkle the pumpkin spice mix over the buttered popcorn, and toss again until the popcorn is coated with the spices. Transfer the pumpkin spice popcorn to a large serving bowl and enjoy.

Notes

  • Shake the pot gently while the popcorn is popping to make sure it cooks evenly.
  • Keep the lid on the pot while popping to keep the popcorn from jumping out.
  • Make sure the butter is soft (not too hot!) before mixing in the spices.
  • Stir the spices really well into the soft butter so every piece of popcorn gets flavor.
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Courtney (Mamas)

This blog is all about delicious easy-to-make recipes. I aim to make cooking enjoyable, especially for those who, like me, may not be expert chefs but have a love for trying new things in the kitchen.