• ½ cup popcorn kernels 
  • 3 Tbsp avocado oil, or another high-heat oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup honey 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • ½ tsp salt


Step 1: The Popcorn

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the popcorn kernels in an even layer. Cover the pot with a lid. Once the kernels start popping, shake the pot occasionally to keep them from burning. When the popping slows to about 2 seconds between pops, remove the pot from the heat.

Step 2: Honey & Butter

In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the honey, vanilla extract, and salt to the melted butter. Stir until well combined and slightly simmering. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 3: Drizzle

Remove from the heat and drizzle the honey mixture over the popped popcorn. Toss the popcorn to evenly coat it with the honey mixture.

Step 4: Serve

Transfer the popcorn to a bowl and allow it to cool slightly before serving. This will help the honey mixture set and stick to the popcorn better.

  • Heat Check 🔥

    To check if the oil is hot enough, put 2-3 popcorn kernels into the oil and once these kernels pop, your oil is hot enough.

  • How to Store

    Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature. Avoid refrigerating as it can make the popcorn tough and chewy.

  • Shake It

    Frequently shake the pot while the popcorn pops to prevent the kernels from sticking to the bottom of the pan and burning. It also helps them pop evenly.

  • How to Pick the Right Oil

    Using an oil with a high smoke point, such as avocado oil, is crucial for popping popcorn without burning it. Coconut oil can also be used and adds a subtle sweetness that pairs well with honey.

  • Avoid Sogginess

    To avoid soggy popcorn, heat the honey mixture until it becomes runny and drizzle it over the popcorn while both are still warm. You can also spread the glazed popcorn on a baking tray to help it cool faster and prevent sogginess. 

Leave Your Two Cents Below!

Once you've tried it, make sure to rate the recipe and leave a comment at the bottom of the page. We hope that helped! Oh, and if you need some pure honey, make sure to check out our Grade A clover honey.

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