Popcorn Balls Using Molasses
|Corn||8 Cup (128 tbs), salted,popped|
|Molasses||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Pick over the corn, discarding all hard kernels.
Combine molasses, sugar, butter, vinegar, and water in a saucepan; boil gently, without stirring, until a little of the mixture becomes brittle when tested in cold water (270° on a candy thermometer).
Remove from heat and stir in soda.
Pour syrup over corn, mixing thoroughly.
Let stand 5 minutes, then shape into balls.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4658 Calories from Fat 571
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 67 g103.1%
Saturated Fat 21.4 g107.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%
Sodium 742.7 mg30.9%
Total Carbohydrates 967 g322.2%
Dietary Fiber 65.4 g261.7%
Sugars 263.6 g
Protein 85 g169.3%
Vitamin A 53.3% Vitamin C
Calcium 53.4% Iron 193.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet