• Serves 4
  • 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 5 Ingredients


Coloured popcorn is a big hit with little AND big kids!

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Food colouring
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Butter
  • 4 cups Air Popped Popcorn


  1. Put all ingredients into a pot (EXCEPT POPCORN). Melt all ingredients and boil for a couple of minutes.
  2. Put popcorn in a bowl and carefully pour over coloured syrup to coat the popcorn.
  3. Line baking tray with baking paper and leave to dry on the bench.

  • This is cute and very sweet, I like the idea of making this looks fun!


  • We host little movie nights at my place and I generally have the standard butter popcorn, salted and caramel..I’m going todo this for my next one..it looks pretty and I really like the serving boxes you’ve used!


  • Great simple idea I want purple :) the kids will love and they can all have there favourite colours Amanda u can tell which one leaves all the mess ????


  • This looks like a fun snack for the kids :)


  • How fun!


  • My granddaughter wants to make rainbow popcorn in the holidays, so thanks for this method.


  • What a great party favour!


  • Fantastic! Thank you very much for sharing! Looking forward to trying it! :D


  • Something I have always wondered how it is done and now I know how.


  • Wow thanks for sharing. In going to make this for the kids tonight.


  • yum great for kids parties

    • That is a great idea for kids parties!


  • What a fantastic idea!!! I’m a numpty in the kitchen when it comes to sweet things – savoury stuff all the way. Yummmm


  • Wow!! This is fantastic!! I honestly never thought I could do this myself… Thanks heaps for sharing this =D


  • An easy and colourful idea for a party. Looks great! :)


  • A colourful and creative idea; thanks!.


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