This Jamie Oliver sugar mix really does smell like Christmas (although you are not limited to eating it only at Christmas!). The sugar recipe makes loads, (but is easily halved) and it keeps in an airtight container for absolutely ages and can be used on a variety of things (to sweeten whipped cream, on porridge, on fruit--you name it...), so it's well worth doing a full batch. I don't usually do sweet popcorn, but I like this one!
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- 3 fresh bay leaves
- 2 oranges, zest of, finely grated
- 2 lemons, zest of, finely grated
- 6 whole cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- whole nutmeg (10 gratings)
- 1 vanilla pod, halved lengthways
- 1 kg caster sugar, unrefined if possible
- 1SPICED SUGAR:.
- 2Put all of the sugar ingredients, except the sugar into a food processor and whiz until well blended and fine. Add the sugar and whiz again to combine everything together.
- 3Spread the sugar out on a tray to dry out for a couple of hours before using, as it will be slightly moist at this stage.
- 4Once dry, sieve the sugar to catch any large pieces and discard them. Keep the sugar in an airtight container. It will keep for ages!
- 6Put the oil and butter into a pan on high heat. Once the butter has melted, add the popcorn and stir well to coat. Cover and leave to pop, shaking occasionally.
- 7Put the sugar into a large bowl and when the popcorn is ready, add it to the bowl, tossing quickly to coat it with the sugar.
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Nutritional Facts for Jamie's Spiced Sugar and Christmas Popcorn Recipe
Serving Size: 1 (2001 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 7742.9
- Calories from Fat 489
- Total Fat 54.3 g
- Saturated Fat 13.0 g
- Cholesterol 30.5 mg
- Sodium 213.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 1775.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 133.6 g
- Sugars 1081.5 g
- Protein 115.7 g
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