DIY Microwave Popcorn in a Bowl: A Healthy Snack Idea


Learn how to make An easy, healthy and cheap option to microwave popcorn. This is how to make DIY microwave popcorn with barely a bowling ball and unpopped kernels .
If you need an easier, healthier and cheaper option to microwave popcorn bags, you ’ re in luck today. We ’ ll show you how to make DIY microwave popcorn with just a bowl. It ’ s in truth just angstrom bare as popping kernels in a bowl, adding salt and butter, and then getting creative with your toppings ! Read on for the easy bit-by-bit instructions .
DIY Microwave Popcorn in a bowl is an easy, healthy and inexpensive alternative to microwave popcorn. Pop it in a bowl, add salt and butter, or get creative with your toppings!

Microwave Popcorn Bowl – Healthy 5-minute Snack

Hi folks ! I ’ m Amanda from Life at Cloverhill, and I ’ m indeed excited to be joining the Kenarry Creative Team. I love to share recipes, crafts and DIY projects that make my 1903 farmhouse feel like home. As much I enjoy experimenting in the kitchen, there are times when you just need a quick bite. It can be so tempt to turn to something quick and processed, but what if I told you there is an easy room to make a healthy nosh in less than five minutes ?


Popcorn Made Without Oil

DIY Microwave Popcorn not alone satisfies those crunchy, piquant cravings but with no petroleum needed there are fewer calories as well ! It ’ s a whole grain, fiber-filled nosh that is great for watching television receiver in the evening or as an good afternoon nosh for kids equally well .
microwave-popcorn-in-bowl When we ’ ra having friends over to watch a movie I like to use my common Perfectly Popped Stovetop Popcorn but on evenings when it ’ second just my husband and me, this DIY Microwave Popcorn gives us just the right portions without the motivation for an air-popper. I ’ ve seen other versions that use a brown wallpaper bag, but I rarely have those in our house, whereas I constantly have a bowling ball and there is less waste .

DIY Microwave Popcorn in a Bowl

What you’ll need:

  • Popcorn Kernels
  • Microwave Safe Bowl
  • Microwave Safe Plate
  • Optional: Butter and Salt


What are the best popcorn kernels to use in the microwave?

I have been loving this farmhouse blend of popcorn kernels I picked up on a tripper to the St Jacob Farmers Market this summer .

How do you store unpopped kernels? 

Keep your popcorn kernels stored in an airtight container to keep them adenine fresh as possible. stale kernels are less likely to pop and can turn chewy rather of chip and crunchy .

Microwave Popcorn Bowl Tutorial

here ’ s how to pop popcorn in your microwave. All you need is a bowling ball !

1. Pour Popcorn Kernels Into the Bowl

Pour ¼ cup popcorn kernels into a large microwave-safe bowling ball .

2. Cover the Bowl With a Plate

Cover the bowling ball wholly with a big microwave-safe plate. If the plate is besides informal, the steam will get forbidden and the kernels will not pop .

3. Microwave The Popcorn

Microwave on high until the kernels slow down pop, up to 4 minutes and 45 seconds. Stay and listen to the popcorn, you want to stop it once there are 4 seconds between kernels popping .
Time will vary based on your climate, how knock-down your microwave is and how fresh your popcorn kernels are .

hot-bowl-popcorn-microwave WARNING: Be very careful when removing the plate and bowl. They ’ ll be very hot and you need to use oven mitts to remove it from the microwave. Lift the plate off immediately to prevent the steam from making the popcorn inert .

4. Add Your Favorite toppings

I love to go the classical route, melting butter in the microwave and drizzle over the popcorn with a scatter of salt, and a quick flip !

Microwave Popcorn FAQs

Do all the kernels pop without a bag?  I find that sometimes all the kernels dad and if not, there are normally only a few popcorn kernels left in the bottomland of the bowl. Can you make kettle corn this way? Yes, you can ! Just arouse in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with 1 1/2 teaspoons of carbohydrate and 1/4 teaspoon salt before you pop the popcorn. This will coat the kernels and make delectable sweet kettle corn. Can you pop popcorn with a paper bag? Another popular choice is to use a lunch-sized composition bag for microwave popcorn. This method works just a well as a bowl and plate. microwave-popcorn-in-bowl2 This hearty bite is fast, healthy and delicious – it constantly hits the spotlight when I ’ ve got a craving for something crunchy or salty .
dogs-love-popcorn I ’ molarity not the only one who loves eating this popcorn ! With elementary ingredients, I ’ thousand not worried about giving our dogs a few bites american samoa well .
DIY Microwave Popcorn in a bowl is an easy, healthy and inexpensive alternative to microwave popcorn. Pop it in a bowl, add salt and butter, or get creative with your toppings! Love the ideas you see hera on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry® ? Subscribe nowadays to get our weekly Ideas in Your Inbox  newsletter plus other exclusive gifts and offers — all for FREE !

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originally published October 2016. Updated October 2018 .