SkinnyPop’s Birthday Cake Popcorn Might Be Its Best Flavor Yet (But It’s Only Around for a Limited Time)
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You’ve already munched your way through most of SkinnyPop’s repertoire. You have mini bags of the original flavor in your desk drawer, a bag of white cheddar for your kids and kettle corn for solo Netflix sessions. But have you tried their latest (and, ahem, greatest) flavor? Introducing SkinnyPop Birthday Cake, a salty-sweet masterpiece that’s only available for a limited time.
Released to celebrate SkinnyPop’s 10th birthday, this festive flavor is nearly as healthy as its predecessors. It contains 70 calories a cup (that’s just 31 more than the original), plus 1 gram of protein and 3 grams of fiber. And like all SkinnyPop popcorns, it’s non-GMO, gluten-free and free of artificial ingredients, flavors and colors (the birthday cake coating is made with real cane sugar). Every two-cup serving contains 9 grams of sugar, but that’s a price we’re willing to pay for a literal party in our mouth.
“I REALLY liked the taste because it wasn't an overwhelming birthday cake taste,” says PureWow social media strategist Ali Brown. “I've had other birthday cake-flavored popcorn that tastes too sweet [or] more like a dessert, where this one has a nice mix of salty and sweet.”
For just $4, you can score a massive family-sized bag of popcorn, complete with a sprinkle-clad design. “It's something I’d love to bring as part of a hosting gift,” adds Brown. “It's so cute and fun looking, but also…who wouldn't want to receive birthday cake popcorn?” The one downside: It’s only available at Sam’s Club stores for now, so you’ll have to find a location near you to get your hands on it.
P.S.: While we’re more than happy to inhale all 17 ounces of popcorn, the bag’s size can also be a downside if you have limited storage room: “It’s a really big bag that’s hard for me to store in my small NYC apartment,” says Brown.
But we have a feeling you’ll find the space no matter what your kitchen looks like.
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