Smell of popcorn attracts most of us to have those yummy and delicious pops. But when they are not cooked properly, we do not find them heavenly. As we have seen how you can cook popcorn in an air fryer and how you can cook vegan popcorn, today we will learn how you can cook deliciously tasting popcorn in the popcorn machine.
Although using a popcorn machine might not be used in every household, but the popcorn cooked in the popcorn specific machine gives greater and tastier results. Cooking popcorn in the popcorn machine is quite interactive kind of cooking which is enjoyable to kids and even adults. While you through a movie party or a small get together, this machine will be super useful to you for cooking this simple snack.
How to Make Popcorn in a Popcorn Maker?
There are different types of popcorn machine with which you can prepare your popcorn. Every machine has some different use. So, here in this article we will explore uses of different popcorn machine and how you can use them to cook popcorn. With the nutrition the popcorn provides, you can make them in any device and enjoy its nutrition.
Using Stirring Popcorn Maker to Cook Popcorn
A stirring popcorn machine uses a triple layer heating plate that increases the machine performance and insulated the corns to fully pop and become of around 6.75 quarts in about 4 minutes of time. The items you will require while you cook popcorn here is: the stirring popcorn machine (Obviously), the popcorn kernels, oil, a measuring device, seasoning and a bowl. A stirring popcorn comes with a dome-shaped lid made from metal or ceramic which can also double as a bowl.
Step 1: Turn the bowl upside down and cautiously attach it to the base of the unit. Now, lock it in the base so there isn’t any spill issue
Step 2: Then, add kernels into the device and sprinkle oil over it, you can use canola oil, coconut oil or any vegetable oil in this mixture. There must be a detachable portion in between the lid, detach that portion and insert the ingredients in there. You can any ingredients of your choice except for butter as it burns down the popcorn in this machine. There are some machines that come with a different butter reservoir, there you can add butter and enjoy that too
Step 3: Once you have added all the ingredients, close the lid and plug the machine to the outlet and switch it on. Some machines have an on/off switch while some are completely automatic so, check your machine and start it
And the machine hands will start moving in round direction. The time taken will depend on the type of popcorn you have added. And as your Popcorns are ready, switch off the button!
Using Hot Air Popper for Cooking Popcorn
A hot air popper machine pops out the popcorn by creating the hot air environment in there rather than using oil. So, the popcorn cooked from this machine are healthier and safer. You can feed this popcorn to birds and even guinea pigs. The items you will require to prepare popcorn in this machine are: the air popper (of course), popcorn kernels, a popcorn bowl and seasoning.
Step 1: Gather all the ingredients and add them in the air popper (you can add butter, seasoning, salt as per your choice)
Step 2: Plug the air popper to the switch and place a large bowl in front of the opening of the air popper so it catches all the popcorn that comes out
Step 3: Your model must have a measuring machine, measure the required number of kernels to be added in the machine and then add them in it by removing the guard and adding them from the top
Step 4: Now, again put the plastic guard over the top and switch the machine on. Once that is done, do not touch the machine until all kernels are popped out. Then shut down the machine and later use it for more kernels cooking.
You need to make sure that the popcorn are not expired or they come out chewy and tasteless. The most common kind of popcorn machine used by companies is the large commercial popcorn machine which has a great deal of instructions in its manual and so doesn’t require a further investigation as to how to use it.
For household use, the air popper is the most commonly used one as it is of a smaller size and cook popcorn quickly. While there are these machines you can use, you can also cook popcorn in a microwave but that leaves back smell in the machine. With the article on how to get rid of popcorn smell from microwave, you can easily use the microwave without any worries.