Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Popcorn


Our “To-do in November List” was four pages long. It was a list of highs and lows. Here are a few of the topics, to give you a small glimpse of our month:
• Cooking on a morning-tv show [High]
• Working on new recipes for an upcoming project (that we soon will share) [High!]
• Getting permission to rent out our apartment while we are gone [low – because of all the boring paper work, but High because we finally got the approval]
• Releasing a Christmas update for our app (it will be out any day now) [High]
• Getting new passports [Low – we always manage to fill in something wrong on those damn forms]
• Cleaning the bathroom drain [Ultra low]
Finding some home exchanges in Australia & NZ [High – we have found a few trades that will make it a bit less restraining on our budget].
• And about a 100 other things.

And now we finally sit here in our half empty, well-cleaned apartment. All to-dos have been crossed off. Bags are packed. The kids are sleeping. And we are leaving for the airport in a few hours. We will be staying around Sydney in December and Melbourne in February. We’ll share more of our plans as they are shaping up.

This is almost too simple to call a recipe. But since popcorn + dark chocolate + sea salt is a damn good combo, that’s what we’re sharing today. Check out the video, make some popcorn and next time we’ll be writing from Australia.
xo D&L

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Sea Salt & Dark Chocolate Popcorn

Cold-pressed coconut oil or organic butter
corn kernels (organic and GMO-free)
100 g / 3,5 oz dark chocolate (80%)
sea salt

Place a large pot on medium high heat with enough oil to cover the bottom, be sure to keep the lid on the pot (you can tilt it slightly to let the moisture out). Drop a couple of kernels in, once they pop, you’re ready to add the rest and lower the heat to medium low. Add just enough to barely cover the bottom of the pot, put the lid on and wait until they begin to pop. You’ll be able to tell when it’s done when it’s about 5 seconds between each pop. Place the popcorn in a large bowl and immediately scatter the chopped dark chocolate over the warm popcorn and sprinkle with sea salt. Stir to combine. Ready to serve.


  • thank you thank you this is exactly what i need. i love using coconut oil to pop popcorn-- i think it would be delicious in this recipe!
  • guess what im having for movie night tonight! i cant wait! thanks for sharing your recipe :)
  • Happy travels. I love the idea of dark chocolate on popcorn. How creative. What a fun idea for the holidays. Thank you so much.
  • Brynn
    Looks delicious. Will it keep well?
  • I've always thought of trying beets instead of carrots but never parsnips, it is a brilliant idea as they are sweet, sweeter than carrots. This goes into my list of things to try!
  • Good Luck guys!!! xxx
  • This looks perfect in every way! I looove chocolate and popcorn together! thanks for the recipe :)
  • sounds like a yummy recipe, and also so easy to make. Thanks and safe travels!
  • Cool,i will definitly try this one. Mabey with some dulce de leche and salt!
  • You guys are the best. You make even the simplest foods more delicious! The popcorn was a hit with the whole house :)
  • YUMMY!!! I've never had chocolate popcorn before, let alone sea salt popcorn! When I was younger I used to love the sticky caramel ones, so I'm so sure I'll love these ones! You didn't melt the chocolate beforehand right? Just the heat from the popcorn itself melts it? {Teffy's Perks} X
  • Simple is good! Although we don't really eat popcorn, we do watch a ton of movies. Perhaps we'll try this dark chocolate idea with friends!
  • I eat cold pressed coconut oil everyday and I'm always looking for new ways to use it. This recipe is fantastic! I like my popcorn a bit greasy as well! Thank you for sharing!
  • Have a very good time out there !
  • Cathie
    Your recipes have become family favourites .We live near Noosa in Queensland,if you happen to come up this way while in Australia we have spare rooms if you would like to stay. Have a great holiday -remember to wear plenty of sunscreen and drink lots water on our summer days.
  • I LOVE POPCORN! My mother ate popcorn throughout her pregnancy with me, so we joke that I am made out of popcorn, lol. I have never tried Sea-Salt dark chocolate popcorn though! I am eager to try it. Thank you!
  • Great combo! I hope I get the kids on board - they still prefer milk chocolate (as I did before I grew up and became all sophisticated :-)). Have a lovely time in Australia!
  • Popcorn is my weakness, I can't believe I've never tried chocolate and sea salt. Thank you for posting this easy to do recipe.

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