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Mushroom Popcorn Kernels

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Mushroom popcorn kernels pop up into a beautifully large mushroom shape.

What is Mushroom Popcorn?

Mushroom popcorn kernels produce firm, round pieces of popcorn with a bit of chewiness. Mushroom popcorn is different from butterfly popcorn which is light and airy, and tends to pop into complicated shapes. Butterfly popcorn is often served in movie theaters, whereas mushroom popcorn is best suited for making kettle corn and other types of candied popcorn, since its round shape makes it ideal for coating in sugar and syrups.

Popping Instructions

Stove top directions: Preheat 3 tablespoons of oil in a deep pan on medium heat. The best oils to use have a high smoke-point (peanut oil, safflower oil, soy oil, sunflower oil, light olive oil, or coconut oil). When the oil is hot add 1/3c popcorn kernels. Put a lid on the pot and continue to move the pan, or stir the kernels, so that they do not burn. Cook for 2 1/2 min to 4 min or until the pops are 5 seconds apart.

Microwave directions: Mix 1/3 cup of popcorn with 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the kernel and oil mixture to a brown paper bag. Fold over the top of the bag two times and give it a good shake. Cook for 2 1/2 minutes or until the pops are 5 seconds apart.

Oil needs to reach 400 degrees or more to achieve mushroom shape. Oil not heated to the correct temperature will produce butterfly shaped corn.

Ratings & Reviews

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April 6, 2021
This is the BEST popcorn kernel!! We were given a popcorn machine for Christmas and these kernels make the biggest best tasting popcorn.
, Truro, MA
October 5, 2020
Excellent mushroom popcorn! Pops nicely into round balls with an air popper!
, Edmonds, WA
September 29, 2020
Very nice, Just like Kettle Corn!
, Lynnwood, WA
September 10, 2020
The ideal kernel for coated popcorn. When making popcorn the "usual" way, the oil needs to be quite hot before adding the kernels, I actually used an air popper (no oil) though and they popped successfully.
, Breinigsville, PA
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Corn. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 39g (~1.4 oz.)

Amount per serving
Calories from Fat15
Total Fat2g2%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Total Carbohydrate27g9%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%

More Info

Store at room temperature for up to 1 year.

Country of origin: United States

ID: 3076

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