The Popcorn Cake

The Popcorn Cake

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"This recipe is great for parties, especially a child's. The cake is also great for holiday treats. I made it for our block party and it disappeared in 20 minutes."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 356 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 356 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 259 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Line a 10 inch tube pan or other 12 cup pan with aluminum foil.
  2. In a very large bowl, combine popcorn, chocolate chips and peanuts and mix well.
  3. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt margarine. Stir in peanut butter. Stir in marshmallows and continue stirring until marshmallows melt and the mixture is smooth. Remove from the heat. Stir marshmallow mixture into popcorn mixture until well coated.
  4. Press mixture into prepared pan. Allow to cool completely before removing and cutting into slices to serve.

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I have made a similar cake like this for years. This was a good recipe, but still like my old favorite. Marshmellows, butter(real butter), vanilla, popcorn, M & Ms and cashews. I salt the pop...

Most helpful critical review

Huh? I tried this and the chocolate chips MELTED all over. It was not nearly as pretty as the one I made from Johanna's recipe.

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I have made a similar cake like this for years. This was a good recipe, but still like my old favorite. Marshmellows, butter(real butter), vanilla, popcorn, M & Ms and cashews. I salt the pop...

I have this recipe and for my daughter while she had braces we adapted it by using the popcorn that is hull-less from the store. We also add gumdrops that you can usually find cheapest at Wal-Ma...

i did this a little bit different using the itmes i had onhand. i omitted the peanuts and peanut butter and added orange food coloring to the marshmallow/butter mixture to make them orange for h...

Huh? I tried this and the chocolate chips MELTED all over. It was not nearly as pretty as the one I made from Johanna's recipe.

I made this recipe and sent it to a party I did not attend. The reviews I got back were very positive. I changed the peanuts to peanut butter chips, and I added a few extra chocolate chips. I di...

Yummy and easy, if you let the peanutbutter mixture cool just slighty and add the chocolate chips at the end you shouldn't have a problem with them melting. I spread them out in a cake pan and c...

This was a disaster! Since others liked it, I'll assume it was the cook. I found the popcorn tough and chewy.

This was a Mother's Day hit! Our family has already requested it at Christmas. The only changes I made were to use real butter and I used mini baking M&Ms in place of the chocolate chips. My ...

My husband and I make this cake at Christmas time. We use all different kinds of nuts (mixed nuts in a can), baking chips (chocolate, butterscotch,white chocolate) M&M's. Cut it into chunks and ...

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