The Best Recipes to Celebrate National Caramel Day

If caramel is your favorite sweet, you probably already know that April 5th is National Caramel Day. This simple yet delicious confection adds the most delicate sweet flavor to all types of desserts, making it extremely versatile. In fact, caramel is so tasty it can even be added to otherwise salty foods. Here are a couple of recipes to help you transform a boring snack into a delicious experience.

Caramel Popcorn

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This is such a simple, yet tasty treat. First, you will need to prepare your popcorn. Pop it and place it on a large baking tray. Then, make the caramel by melting butter over medium heat and slowly incorporating sugar into it. Once the caramel starts to boil, keep stirring for another two minutes. Remove from the heat and pour it over the popcorn, making sure it covers as much as possible. Let it cool for a few minutes, then enjoy your delicious snack.