Popcorn brains

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Popcorn brains
Did you know popcorn could be so scary? This Halloween, make popcorn shaped brains. 
 

1½ tbsp vegetable oil, plus extra for shaping

Salt

125g popping corn

325g grated cheddar

½ tsp Dijon mustard

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and set aside.

Heat oil in a large saucepan with a pinch or two of salt.

Tip in the corn, cover and shake the pan to coat the kernels.

Cook over a medium heat until the corn stops popping, about 5 minutes, shaking the pan every so often.

Once the corn has popped, remove from the heat.

Add the cheese and mustard in a small pan and heat gently until melted and bubbling.

Drizzle over the popcorn and mix well until completely coated.

Rub hands with a little oil and take handfuls of popcorn and squeeze into brain shapes.

Place on the baking tray and leave to cool.

Cover with cling film until ready to eat or store in a jar.

This can be made a few hours before serving.

Serves
10

Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Grains

Recipe Type
Kids Food

Special Info
Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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