This nostalgic popcorn cake is like a giant popcorn ball to feed a crowd!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
- 2 sticks unsalted butter
- 2 10 oz. bags mini marshmallows
- 1/2 t. vanilla
- 2 1/2 2.69 oz. bags popcorn
- 1/2 C. M&Ms
Pop popcorn and separate kernels from popped corn.
Heat butter on the stove on low heat in a large high-wall pot (like a pasta pot) When melted, incorporate the marshmallows and vanilla.
When completely melted, incorporate the popcorn into the marshmallow mix.
Spray an angel food cake pan with a non-stock spray.
Spoon in a first layer of popcorn into the pan. Sprinkle in a small handful of M&Ms.
Continue to alternate with popcorn and M&Ms until the pan is filled.
Using a greased hand, press popcorn down until tightly packed, and the total cake is about 3 inches tall.
Turn out onto a flat surface and rest.
Slice with a serrated knife.