Fruit Flavored Popcorn | Rainbow Popcorn

This is a great recipe for children and adults alike! Rainbow Fruit-Flavored popcorn will bring some color to any gathering or event and it is a fun treat that is easy to make. It is just as colorful and delicious as any candy and your guests will go bananas over it! Try a double batch and make it to match your favorite sports teams colors!

How to Make Rainbow Fruit-Flavored Popcorn

Ingredients needed

Ingredients you will need:

  • 8 cups popped popcorn (we used our homemade recipe from this post)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 (3 oz) package of flavored gelatin

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a small sauce pan on the stove top on medium low heat. Add sugar, butter, and light corn syrup into the pan, stirring until the butter melts.

mixing it up

Add the gelatin to the mix, stirring again until the gelatin completely dissolves.

after the mix is stirred up, add the gelatin

Pour mix over popcorn in a bowls and stir together, quickly, while the mix is still hot.

fruit flavored popcorn being mixed

Place popcorn into a wax paper-lined baking sheet with sides. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes.

Kristy and the final product of the popcorn

Let the mixture cool, then break apart the popcorn. Pour into bowls and you are ready to serve!

Fruit Flavored Popcorn

This is a great recipe for children and adults alike! Rainbow Fruit-Flavored popcorn will bring some color to any gathering or event and it is a fun treat that is easy to make. It is just as colorful and delicious as any candy and your guests will go bananas over it! Try a double batch and make it to match your favorite sports teams colors!

Ingredients

  • 8 cups popped popcorn we used our homemade recipe from this post
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 3 oz package of flavored gelatin

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a small sauce pan on the stove top on medium low heat. Add sugar, butter, and light corn syrup into the pan, stirring until the butter melts.
  • Add the gelatin to the mix, stirring again until the gelatin completely dissolves.
  • Pour mix over popcorn in a bowls and stir together, quickly, while the mix is still hot.
  • Place popcorn into a wax paper-lined baking sheet with sides. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes.
  • Let the mixture cool, then break apart the popcorn. Pour into bowls and you are ready to serve!

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Rainbow Sherbert Ice Cream Cake

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Another recipe idea for a colorful rainbow treat is the Sherbert Ice Cream Cake. This delicious dessert will thrill and delight your friends and family!

Where Does Popcorn Come From?

A pile of delicious popcorn!

Whether you’re enjoying it at the movies, a county fair, or in the comfort of your home, popcorn is a wonderful snack! Visit Popcorn.org for a look at how popcorn gets to your bag or bowl!

What a Colorful Idea!

Check out this video to get all the details from Kristy on how to make this delicious popcorn treat.

 

Pin the Rainbow Fruit-Flavored Popcorn Collage to Pinterest!

Pictures collage showing the making of Rainbow Fruit-Flavored popcorn.

Video Transcript:

Hi Kristy in the Rada Kitchen and today I am making Fruit-Flavored Rainbow Popcorn. I’m going to use my home grown popcorn. I have another video that I show you how to pop that on the oven in a pan. You’ll need 8 cups of popped popcorn and any flavor of gelatin in the 3 oz box. I’m going to use lime because it is getting close to St. Patrick’s Day and I think it would be a cute St. Patrick’s Day treat.

Along with your 8 cups of popped popcorn and your choice of gelatin flavor you’ll need a 1/4 cup butter, 3 tablespoons light corn syrup and a 1/2 cup sugar. On medium low heat in a small sauce pan we’re going to add our sugar, butter, and light corn syrup. And we’re going to stir this until the butter melts. Once the butter has melted you add your gelatin. And you stir that until all the gelatin has dissolved. So were going to stir this until it comes to a boil. These Rada Non-Scratch utensils work really well. They have this special end where it helps you scrape the bottom of that pan. If you have to pour into another pan or you’re cooking and stirring it helps prevent that from burning on the bottom, it gets in the corners.

So we brought this to a boil, we’re going to turn our heat to low and we’re going to simmer it for 5 minutes. As soon as the 5 minutes are up, pour it over your popcorn. Do this while it is pretty hot yet, then stir it. And now pour this into a rimmed baking sheet lined with wax paper. We’re going to put this in a 250 degree oven for 12 minutes.

Once your fruity rainbow popcorn is cooled, break it apart and put it in a serving dish and it is ready to serve. It’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any color to match any occasion. That is one of over 125 recipes in our Party Snacks to Share recipe book.

End of Video Transcript

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