Taste of Cyprus Sweets Pop corn "cake"

Pop corn “cake”

Ingredients

For the white mixture:

  • 1 microwavable pop corn sachet with butter flavor or only 6% fat
  • 250 gr unsalted butter
  • 20 large marshmallows white or coloured
  • 1 1/4 cup rice cereals (Rice Krispies)
  • ½ cup coloured candies (M & M’s or Smarties)
  • ½ cup coloured balls or truffles

For the brown mixture:

  • 2 chocolates (50 gr) with caramel (e.g., Snickers, Mars, Galaxy),
  • 250 gr unsalted butter
  • 3 cups rice cereals

Method

Prepare the white mixture

Step 1:

Remove the plastic wrap from the popcorn and unfold the bag.

Step 2:

Place it in the center of the microwave with the front facing down.

Step 3:

Bake in high power for 2-4 minutes.

Step 4:

You will known when the time between the pop corn sounds is 1-2 seconds.

Step 5:

Leave the bag for 30 seconds before removing it from the microwave.

Step 6:

Open carefully.

Step 7:

Place them in a bowl.

Step 8: 

You should have 6 cupfuls of pop corn.

Step 9:

Add the rice cereals and mix.

Step 10:

Put the butter in a pan to melt it.

Step 11:

Add the marshmallows and lower the heat.

Step 12:

Mix well until the marshmallow melt.

Step 13:

Pour on top of the pop corn.

Step 14:

Mix well to cover everything with the mixture.

Step 15:

Add the coloured candies and the truffles and mix.

Step 16:

Cover a baking form with a plastic wrap and make a hole in the middle.

Step 17:

Add the pop corn in the form and press them with the back side of a spoon in order to get the shape of the form.

Prepare the brown mixture

Step 1:

Melt the butter and the chocolates in a bain-marie.

Step 2:

Remove the pot from the fire and add the cereal.

Step 3:

Mix well.

Step 4:

Empty the mixture in the form.

Step 5:

Press the mixture to spread it evenly.

Step 6:

Leave it to dry for around 30 minutes.

Step 7:

Remove, carefully, the cake from the form and serve it in a nice platter.

Step 8:

You can add some more candy.

Step 9:

It’s better to eat it on the same day.

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