Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 2, 1961 · Page 97
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 97

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Sunday, July 2, 1961
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KIDS LOVE POPCORN POPS by BETH MERRIMAN Parade food editor Y ou MAY THINK of popcorn as strictly a winter treat, but you'll find that kids love popcorn any time of year. With a holiday coming up this week it would be fun to have a supply of Popcorn Paddle Pops on hand for betwecn-meal nibbling for the ever-hungry small fry. These confections are easy to make and easy to store, too, because the sticks are not inserted until ready to serve. Make the popcorn pops a day or two ahead of time and store them in your freezer, or in the refrigerator freezing compartment. You'll be glad you did--and so will the youngsters. Popcorn Paddle Pops 1 teaspoon salt Vfe teaspoon cream of tartar V-t cup bultcr or margarine I quart vanilla ice cream 2 quarts unsaltcd popped popcorn 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar V2 cup light corn sirup ' 1 A cup water Place popcorn in buttered bowl. Combine sugar, corn sirup, water, salt, cream of tartar and butter or margarine in heavy saucepan. Cook to the hard crack stage (280°-285°), stirring frequently. Pour simp in a fine stream over popcorn and stir until com is evenly coated. Spread out on greased baking sheet; separate kernels. Cool. Cover bottom of two refrigerator trays or one double tray with half of the popcorn; top with layer of slightly softened ice cream. Top with remaining popcorn. Put in freezing compartment to harden. Cut in slices. Insert wood paddles. Makes eight to 10 servings. FROM PARAnF/S TEST KITCHEN PHOTOS BT ALBEKT GOMMI Cover bottom of two refrigerator tray* or one double 1roy with half popcorn mixture. Sprcocf qucifi slightly softened vanilla ke cream carefully over popcorn. Cover ice cream with remaining popcorn mixture. Freeze until firm. Cut into slices and insert wooden paddles in ihe ke cream filling when ready to serve. Parade- · July J, 1961

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