Tamatoa’s Shiny Popcorn

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Inspired by Tamatoa, this golden popcorn recipe is the perfect to snack on whilst you enjoy a Moana movie night.

On their adventures in Lalotai, the realm of monsters, Moana and Maui encounter 50-foot crab Tamatoa who is obsessed with all things shiny so we’re sure he’d love to get his claws on this golden treat.

Moana is now available as a digital download from iTunes or Google Play or buy your DVD or Blu-ray from Disney Store.

What You'll Need
  • Popcorn kernels or microwave popcorn
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Edible gold dust and glitter
How To Make It
  1. If you’d like to use microwavable popcorn with this recipe, you can. Prepare popcorn in microwave and skip to step 6!

  2. Place the olive oil into a large pot. Warm on the hob at medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add popcorn kernels into pot.

  4. Place the lid on the pot.

  5. Whilst wearing oven gloves, shake the pot. Continue to shake as the popcorn starts popping.

  6. Once the kernels have finished popping, pour the popcorn into a large bowl.

  7. Place a quarter of the popcorn into a large container with salt, pepper and half a teaspoon of edible gold dust.

  8. Close the lid tightly and shake to evenly cover the popcorn with gold dust.

  9. Continue this process with the rest of the popcorn.

  10. Pour the newly gold popcorn into the large bowl, and then sprinkle edible gold glitter or sprinkles over the top for even more shine!

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