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.