Are you looking for something fun and different for your game day party? We’ve got an idea that will be please all your guests’ various tastes. We give you the Popcorn Bar!
There’s several ways you can customize your popcorn bar. You can go the plain popcorn route and set of various add-ins and seasonings. You can have an assortment of flavors – like caramel popcorn, butter or cheese popcorn already made up in big bowls. Or go crazy with a mixture of both!
There’s several options when it comes to the popcorn. You can make your own at home. Some grocery stores also sell fresh popcorn. You could pre-order in whatever flavor or quantity you need. Or most large towns also have a snack or specialty popcorn store you could go to directly.
Popcorn Flavoring Ideas
Popcorn flavorings have become increasingly popular in recent years so it should be possible to pick some up at your regular grocery store. The more crazy or unusual flavorings might need to be picked up online however. A number, however, can be found in your own kitchen!
Spices and Seasonings
- Garlic and Salt
- Red Pepper Flakes
- Kettle Corn
- White Cheddar
- Chili Lime
- Cinnamon Sugar
- Apple Cinnamon
- Parmesan Cheese
- Nacho Cheese
Candy, Nuts and More
- Nuts – Peanuts, Walnuts, Cashews, etc
- Fresh Herbs – Basil, Rosemary, etc
- Chocolate Candies
- Peanut Butter Candies
- Crushed Peppermint Candies
- Crumbled Bacon
- Shredded Coconut
- Chocolate Sauce
- Caramel Sauce
Set out your popcorn in large serving dishes with a scoop for each. If you’ve got different flavors of popcorn make sure they’re labeled. Set out your flavoring and add-ins and the individual serving dishes and you’re done. That was easy!
Spicing Things Up
Looking to add even more fun to your popcorn bar? There’s several ways to spice things up. You could offer caramel popcorn balls set out on a tiered serving tray. You could even have premixed mystery popcorn flavors your guests have to taste and identify to win prizes!
A popcorn bar is a versatile idea and allows your guests to get creative and mix things up any number of ways. It’s not very expensive. And the best part, its a lot of fun!
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