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the best Homemade Kettle Corn recipe

Homemade Kettle Corn

Did you know that making Homemade Kettle Corn is super easy? All you need is a microwave for this simple & delicious kettle corn recipe. So good!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword popcorn
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 person


  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp cooking oil
  • 2 pinches salt


  • Combine the popcorn kernels, oil, sugar & salt in a small bowl & toss to combine.
  • Transfer to a paper lunch sack.
  • Fold over the top twice to close.
  • Place on a large microwave-safe plate to catch the extra moisture.
  • Use the popcorn setting on your microwave & cook for 1 min 15 sec up to 2 min 10 sec. (listen for the popping to slow - that is the time to remove the bag. Not when the popping has completely stopped.)
  • Carefully remove from the microwave & transfer to a serving bowl to enjoy.