Looking to indulge in the ultimate movie-watching snack? We’ve got you covered! This vegan-friendly popcorn is drizzled in a light coating of sweet, buttery, crisp toffee that’s totally dairy-free. Perfect for curling up and watching some festive films on the couch with!
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1.Warm the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat, once it’s hot add the kernels and cover with a lid, they should immediately sizzle as soon as they hit the oil. Using a saucepan with a glass lid would be ideal, as lifting the lid to see the popcorn could result in popcorn flying at you.
2. Give the pan a gentle shake every now and then to ensure each kernel is coated in oil, soon you’ll hear them popping.
3. Once the saucepan is full, and the popping has slowed considerably, the popcorn is done. Tip it into a large bowl and set it aside.
4. Now we can work on the toffee coating. You’ll need a fairly large saucepan, large enough to hold all the popcorn and fold the toffee coating through.
5. Over a medium heat add in the margarine, sugar, golden syrup and salt. Leave the mixture to gently simmer, don’t stir it at this point.
6. Once the sugar is fully melted, and the mixture has darkened, it’s ready to be stirred through the popcorn. Fold the popcorn through, being careful to evenly distribute everything. Then add the popcorn to a lined baking tray and give it ten minutes to cool.
7. Once cooled, break it apart and add it into bowls and serve. I personally like a thinner coating of toffee, but if you prefer a thicker coating just lower the amount of popcorn kernels to around 75g and follow the rest of this recipe as normal.
I hope you give this vegan toffee popcorn a try! And if you do, be sure to tag the picture #AVogelRecipes on Instagram so we can see :)
Plain, air dried popcorn is surprising rich in nutrients including fibre (very important for your digestive health!) and those all important, energy-boosting B vitamins. This combination can help to regulate your blood sugar and support healthy cholesterol levels. Plain popcorn is also considered to have a lower calorie content when compared to more fatty snacks such as chips or chocolate!
Bethany is a vegan food blogger from Kent. She is passionate about creating simple plant-based recipes, suitable for vegans. She updates her blog Bethany’s Vegan Kitchen every week with new tasty and easy-to-make recipes.
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