Oil Popped Caramel Popcorn Vs Kettle Coated Caramel Popcorn

  • 2022-08-31 20:32:53

What’s the Difference?

When it comes to varieties of popcorn, oil popped carame corn and kettle coated caramel corn are two of the all-time top favorites. But how do the two compare? What are the similarities and differences between them? Let’s dive in and explore.

Caramel Popcorn Making


While both oil popped caramel corn and kettle coated caramel corn are sweet, kettle coated caramel corn is richer in flavor and texture. Historically sweetened with molasses, caramel corn is most-often caramel-coated. The thin, crunchy, sweet coating is derived from melted sugar. The coating is applied after popping.

Oil popped caramel corn is also a sweet flavor. It is lighter in flavor and texture than kettle coated caramel corn as the sugar is mixed in during popping rather than coated.


How do you make oil popped caramel corn? For oil popped caramel corn, it is traditionally popped in a electric or electromagnetic kettle that has been oiled. As it is popped, the corn is tossed with a little sugar for the sweet popcorn. The commercial process of making oil popped caremel corn is now made more convenient with poppers.

How do you make kettle coated caramel corn? The basic ingredients for making kettle coated caramel corn are butter/oil, brown sugar, corn syrup, maltose, lecithin, and popcorn. First, kernels were heated in hot air popcorn machine. Second, coat pure popcorn with caramel, making kettle coated caramel popcorn by Caramelizer. Notes: Once the popcorn is coated by caramelizer, lecithin is prayed to aid in product separation.

Finally, whether you choose oil popped caramel corn, kettle coated caramel corn, or both, you’ll enjoy key advantages like user-friendly equipment. To schedule a demonstration to learn more, inquired us!

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