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8 cups popped popcorn * 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup Tang (powdered orange drink) 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup water 1/4 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon orange extract 1 teaspoon baking soda
* 2 tablespoons of unpopped popcorn makes 4 cups (or 1 ounce) popped popcorn.
Place popcorn in a large buttered baking pan.
In separate pan, combine sugar, drink mix, syrup, water and butter. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cook until mixture reaches 250 degrees F on a candy thermometer, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in orange extract and baking soda. Pour over popcorn, mixing well. Bake for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool completely.