kettle corn recipe bethenny frankel

Classic Kettle Corn

Craving sweet, salty or crunchy? Running low on your Skinnygirl Popcorn? This recipe satisfies the “I am about to turn very cranky” snacking urge you’re experiencing. The smell of lightly caramelized popcorn combined with the merry sound of popping is all the encouragement I need make myself a bowl. Plus, with this adapted recipe, each single salty-sweet serving is only 211 calories!


– 1/4 cup raw sugar
– 1/4 cup water
– 2 tablespoons oil
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 cup popcorn kernels (organic is best)


1. In a large nonstick pot over high heat, combine the raw sugar and water and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the vegetable oil and salt and stir to combine. Add the popcorn kernels and stir for 1 minute to distribute the oil-sugar mixture over the corn, then cover.

2. Once the popping starts, shake the pan well to distribute the kernels for even heating. Keep shaking, You can pick up the pan and give it a really good shake so it won’t burn. When the popping gets wild, reduce the heat to medium. When the popping slows, remove from the heat and allow the last few kernels to pop.

3. Uncover and let cool for 5 minutes so that the sugar sets