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Caramel Pop Corn

 20 ml butter or brick margarine
 375 ml Brown Sugar
 90 ml cold water
 6 cups cups popped popcorn

Melt the butter and add the sugar and water.


Stir over moderate heat until dissolved, then bring to the boil. Cover with a lid, cook for about 3 minutes, or until the steam has washed the sugar crystals down from the sides of the pot.


Boil until soft ball stage has been reached (when a little syrup is dropped into iced water it forms a ball which flattens of its own accord when picked up with the fingers. About 25 - 30 minutes).


Remove from heat and pour over popcorn, stirring gently to coat completely.


When cool enough to handle, mold into balls or lollipops, and insert a small stick, if desired.