Tuesday, January 22, 2013

6 Glazed Cinnamon Ginger Popcorn

Glazed Popcorn - Yummy!

Yesterday after I amazed myself by making my OWN MICROWAVE POPCORN, I felt a little domestic. You can read how to make that here.

My husband has been working really hard, long hours so I figured I'd surprise him with some of this "new home-made microwave" popcorn. The plain stuff wouldn't be enough... so I decided to try a new recipe I discovered on Pinterest.

Glazed Cinnamon Ginger Popcorn 

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Grab the ingredients: 

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon dried cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

In a small pot over low heat melt the butter and honey together. Mix in the cinnamon, ginger, and salt.

  •  ¾ cup raw cashews

  • Put the cashews in an extra large mixing bowl. 
  • Coat them with about a tablespoon of the butter/honey mixture.

  •  Spread the coated nuts onto a baking sheet covered with parchment paper and bake for 6 minutes.

Meanwhile, in the same large bowl evenly coat the plain popcorn – minus any unpopped kernels – with the remaining butter/honey mixture.


After the cashews have been in the oven for 6 minutes, take out the tray, add the popcorn to it, and mix it all up together. Stick the tray back in the oven and set the timer for 4 minutes.

After 4 minutes open the oven and stir or shake the mixture around on the baking sheet. 
Set the timer for 2 more minutes.

Repeat the process of checking/stirring the popcorn mixture every minute then take it out of the oven once it turns a dark brown (it can burn easily toward the end!). My total bake time was 6 minutes for the nuts then an additional 8 minutes once I added the popcorn.

The popcorn and nuts will seem wet right out of the oven, but don't worry they will
harden as they cool.


I grabbed some of the popcorn containers I purchased 
at "Target's Dollar Spot"

Lined with some parchment paper and  - PRESTO


 My husband LOVES cashews, but you could substitute other nuts like almonds or peanuts... or leave them out altogether!

Considering he ate ALL of it...I'd say this recipe is a KEEPER!

What other yummy stuff do you put on your popcorn? Please leave a comment, so I can try your idea!

This recipe was discovered from a wonderful blog I have added to my favorites; 100 Days of Real Food.   Click on the ink to print out the recipe card!

Now go get cooking!

Thanks for reading!

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Classy Clutter


  1. This looks so good! Already have all the ingredients too!! Pinned.


    1. Thanks for pinning! You are going to LOVE it! Add a Danger Label - "May eat ALL in One Sitting!"

      Did you know you could make your own microwave popcorn? I was thrilled when I learned that!


  2. Homemade flavored popcorn is one of our favorite snacks. I haven't tried a cinnamon version yet, but definitely will. Thank you so much for sharing with Saturday Spotlight last week. I hope you come by today to share more of your awesome creations!



    1. Nothing better than homemade! Thanks for hosting April! I'll be back!


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