salted honey popcorn

I had some raw unpasteurized honey leftover from the lemonade I made a while back. I was very hungry for popcorn last night, but Friday is an oil free day, so what to do?

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I melted down the rest of my honey, not quite 2 tablespoons.

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Drizzled it over the popcorn a little at a time and sprinkled it with a bit of salt, gently turning the popcorn in between drizzles and sprinkles. I’m showing the honey in the pan for dramatic effect, but I really used a spoon to drizzle it.

Now, I think this would’ve gone much better if there were margarine melted in with the honey. But because I did it oil free, the honey was REALLY sticky and made it harder to turn (but worth the effort!).

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The raw honey starts out very firm and thick, so it’s possible it would’ve firmed up on the popcorn if I let it sit. However, we’ll never really know since I couldn’t wait to eat it.

If you’re eating this salted popcorn while watching a movie, I recommend using only one hand for eating so your remote hand doesn’t get sticky.

What’s your favorite salty & sweet combo?

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