Festive macadamia popcorn recipe

Fill your home with the scents of maple, cinnamon and freshly popped popcorn with this tasty treat.

Ingredients

1/2 cup corn kernels, popped

2 cups unsalted macadamias, roasted, roughly chopped

4 cups mixed dried fruit mix

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup maple syrup

200g butter

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon baking soda

Method

1. Preheat oven to 150°C fan forced. Line 2 large baking trays with non-stick baking paper. Place the popped corn, macadamias and dried fruit into a large bowl and set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan place the brown sugar, maple syrup, butter, salt and spices. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for a further 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the baking soda.

3. Pour over the macadamia mixture and combine well. Divide the mixture between the trays and bake for 40-45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Allow to cool on trays.

Note: Popcorn can be stored in airtight containers for up to 1 week.

Recipe from Australian Macadamias

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