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Cashew clump

June 16, 2023

The cashew clump popcorn at CBPB is much like plain caramel popcorn, because it is exactly that — plain caramel popcorn. The cashews are few and far between, almost gaslighting the customer into questioning whether the bag intended to include the nuts in the first place.

Although the variety’s name is a complete mis-designation, the caramel flavor was impressive — buttery, rich, sweet and toasty — and served as a fantastic complement to the natural taste of popcorn. 

Although I didn’t sense the flavor of cashews specifically, I could identify a pleasant nuttiness in the glaze. 

Compared to other desserts, this popcorn is a very reasonably sweet option. But as is common with caramel popcorn, a piece of dental floss — or a toothbrush — may make it easier to continue with your day after enjoying the snack. As with the white cheddar popcorn, this is best enjoyed with a beverage. Have a tall glass of water handy. 


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