Kettle Popcorn


  • 1/3 cup uncooked popcorn kernels
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons oil


Step 1

Place three Tablespoons of oil in the pot with one kernel of popcorn

Step 2

Once the popcorn kernel pops, remove the popped kernel and add 1/3 of sugar to the oil and stir for 20 seconds.

Step 3

Add 1/3 cup of uncooked popcorn kernels and stir in with the sugar until the first kernel pops

Step 4

Cover the pot and shake vigorously over the heat, while holding the handles with pot holders until the sound of corn popping slows

Step 5

Turn off heat and pour into a bowl

Step 6

Add cinnamon or salt for extra flavor



Tzedek America is a Jewish American “gap year” program based in the United States that teaches Judaism, social justice and life skills so such as how to make kettle popcorn.