Gourmet Fall Treats at Grand Rapids Popcorn

Posted at 7:27 AM, Oct 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-23 08:11:01-04

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich.- Since 1944, Grand Rapids Popcorn has been pleasing taste buds in West Michigan and beyond. However, as time has progressed, so has their knack for customizing and personalizing popcorn, along with other treats.

Not only can they make popcorn in the color of your favorite sports team, but they introduce flavors for every season. This fall, they have everything from Pumpkin Spice to colorful Spooky Crunch.

Something that will really please those with a sweet tooth, is their five varieties of caramel apples. If you would like to buy one of there’s and then make some at home, all of the ingredients for their special recipe, seen below, are available in their showroom at 4675 West River Drive, 49321.

Caramel Apple Dip:

  • (1) #10 GRPC Caramel Apple Dip
  • (1) 12 oz. can Evaporated Milk
  • (1) 14 oz. can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1/4 cup Caramel Set

Before starting, make sure apples are washed and dried thoroughly and at room temperature. Remove lid or at least vent can. If you don’t, it may explode. Place can into double boiler with water halfway up can. Place on medium heat for 1 1/2 hours to 2 hours. Heat to 195 degrees, checking with candy thermometer. Stir, however, the more you stir, the more air bubbles will be created on apples. Add other ingredients, if you choose to do so and stir. When your dip reaches 195 degrees, it’s ready for dipping apples.