Popcorn Popper

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Create satisfying salty snacks with the movie theater style popcorm maker.

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Popcorn Popper

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Instructions for Use: 


  • Never leave the machine unattended. Smoke and burning can happen quickly!

  • This machine makes a MINIMUM of 5 batches. Making fewer than that will cause the machine to burn out.

  • Making 5 batches takes about 30 minutes. If you don't want that much, use the small popcorn maker.

  • Do not touch the popping kettle with your hands as it heats, while operating, or before it has completely cooled.

Step by step operation

  1. Flip all switches on.

  2. Wait in the kitchen for 4 minutes for the kettle to heat.

  3. Pour in 2 cups of kernels, 3/4 cups of oil (coconut is best for the machine), and 2 tablespoons of salt into the kettle.

  4. Popcorn will come out the top of the kettle as it pops.

  5. Let pop until it is 99% done (1 second between each pop), then tilt the wooden arm to remove any remaining popcorn or kernels.

  6. REPEAT steps 3-5 at least 4 more times

  7. ON THE LAST BATCH turn the heat off just as the lid starts to lift from the popping.

  8. Scoop popcorn into bowls.

  9. When finished, be sure all switches (light, warmer, motor, heat) are switched to OFF.

  10. Wash and put away used bowls.

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Hazard Class 1 - Minor injuries, addressable with basic first aid kit or ice.

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