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Pink Popcorn Recipe

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You will want to make a batch of this Pink Popcorn Recipe immediately! You might want to double it! Gourmet popcorn like this is the best!

Pink popcorn is fun for baby showers, birthdays, or just a fun and unique weekend treat! There is no denying that a fun pop of pink coloring really catches the eye.

The next time you get a craving for a simple snack idea, keep this Pretty in Pink Popcorn recipe handy. The ingredients are simple – and the flavor is fun!

Pink Popcorn Recipe

Everyone tends to think that popcorn is a great movie night snack, and while that’s true, that doesn’t have to be where the craving stops.

We love to make popcorn as a snack when we’re craving something crunchy but don’t want to eat a giant bag of chips! Popcorn is also great to pop and take in the car for a quick bite.

My boys are huge popcorn fans, and it’s one of those dishes we constantly make in the house. I’m a big fan because it takes minimal time and effort as well, and minimal clean-up, too!

Is it hard to pop popcorn on the stovetop?

When it comes to making popcorn, many of us turn to the convenience of microwavable bags or high-tech popcorn machines. But did you know that popping popcorn on the stovetop is not only a classic method but also a fun and tasty experience?

While it may seem daunting at first, with a little practice and patience, popping popcorn on the stovetop can yield deliciously fluffy kernels with the perfect amount of crunch.

Plus, you have complete control over the oil, salt, and seasoning to achieve your ideal popcorn flavor.

So why not give it a try and bring back some nostalgic popcorn-making moments in your kitchen?

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Fun Colored Popcorn Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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The following items can be found in my kitchen here at Miller Manor. Simply click the image that interests you – yes, they do contain affiliate links.

Must Have Resources:

When making Pocorn that is Pink at home, you really need to have the following Amazon affiliate tools on hand.

Ecolution Patented Micro-Pop Microwave Popcorn Popper with Temperature Safe Glass, 3-in-1 Lid Measures Kernels and Melts Butter, Made Without BPA, Dishwasher Safe, 1.5-Quart, RedDASH Hot Air Popcorn Popper Maker with Measuring Cup to Portion Popping Corn Kernels + Melt Butter, 16 Cups - AquaGreat Northern Popcorn 83-DT5676 Popcorn Machine, 6 Quart, SilverWest Bend Stir Crazy Movie Theater Popcorn Popper, Gourmet Popcorn Maker Machine with Nonstick Popcorn Kettle, Measuring Tool and Popcorn Scoop for Popcorn Machine , 4 Qt., RedOrville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popcorn Kernels, Original Yellow, 8 LbKernel Season's Movie Theater Popcorn Oil, Butter, 13.75 Ounce (Pack of 6)Popcorn Boxes That Don’t Leak – Bottom Insert Card Helps Prevent Leaks, Kids Love The Emoji Stickers, (32 Pack) 7.75 Inches Tall & Holds 48oz. Movie Night Red and White Striped Container HoldersJZK 48 Stripe Multicolore Small Paper Popcorn Treat Boxes Cups Buckets Kids Birthday Party Favours Gift Box Sweets Food Snacks Holders Container, Pink Blue red Green


Make it a Meal:

Now is the time to start meal planning! You’ll love how easy and simple it is to make a meal plan you can follow!

Main Dish: Ultimate Grilled Macaroni and Cheese Sandwich

Vegetable Side: Copycat Chick-fil-A Coleslaw Recipe

Starch Side: Parmesan Steak Fries with Ranch

Refreshing Drink: Pumpkin Pie Mocktail Recipe

Best Popcorn Recipes:

Once you make this Yummy Popcorn Recipe, fill your menu with more! Here are some of my favorite popcorn treats I know you’ll enjoy.

This Little Mermaid Popcorn Recipe is a blast to eat! Love the flavor!

Everyone raves about this Easter Popcorn Recipe!

Party popcorn is one that everyone will want more of!

Make this Red White and Blue Popcorn for the 4th of July!

Homemade Popcorn Balls for the win! You’ll love this recipe!

When the craving hits, make this Grinch Popcorn Balls Recipe!

If you love popcorn, you will love these Perfectly Sweet Popcorn Recipes!

How do I store leftover popcorn?

Popcorn is a delicious treat enjoyed by many. Whether you’re snacking on it while watching your favorite movie or mixing it in with your favorite trail mix recipe, it’s important to know how to properly store your leftovers. After all, nobody wants stale popcorn!

To keep your leftover popcorn fresh and tasty for as long as possible, it’s best to store it in an airtight container. This will help prevent moisture from getting in, which can cause the popcorn to become soggy or stale.

Additionally, it’s a good idea to store the container in a cool, dry place, away from any sources of heat or direct sunlight. This will help preserve the flavor and texture of the popcorn, ensuring that it remains just as delicious as it was when you first made it.

So go ahead and enjoy your snack now that you have the knowledge to keep your popcorn fresh and tasty for days to come.

More Pink Recipes:

Pink Popcorn Recipe

Pink Popcorn Recipe

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This Pink Popcorn Recipe is fun to make and has a delicious flavor!


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • Pink food coloring
  • 16 cups popped plain popcorn (no butter/no salt)


  1. Put all the ingredients, minus the popcorn, into a pan and bring them to a boil.
  2. Pour the mixture over the top of the popped popcorn and stir to coat.
  3. Once coated, spread the popcorn onto parchment paper on a baking sheet. Make sure it's a single layer, and let the popcorn dry. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 132Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 95mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 1g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 9/19/2023

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