Chocolate Popcorn might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free and vegetarian recipe has 2255 calories, 63g of protein, and 45g of fat per serving. This recipe covers 43% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. It is an expensive recipe for fans of American food. A mixture of sugar, cocoa powder, popped popcorn, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Oil a 10x15 inch baking pan with sides.
Place popcorn and peanuts into a large, metal bowl, and set aside. Stir together the sugar, corn syrup, cocoa powder, and butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat until it comes to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Stir in the vanilla, then pour over the popcorn. Stir until the popcorn is well coated.
Spread the popcorn into the prepared pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, stirring several times.
Remove from the oven, and allow to cool to room temperature. Break into small clumps, and store in an airtight container.
Recommended wine: Sparkling Rose, Sparkling Wine
Sparkling rosé and Sparkling Wine are great choices for Popcorn. If you're serving a selection of appetizers, you can't go wrong with these. Both are very food friendly and complement a variety of flavors. The LVE by John Legend Sparkling rosé with a 4.2 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 20 dollars per bottle.
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