How To Make Harry Potter Butterbeer At Home

Harry Potter Butterbeer

Do you want to know the Harry Potter Butterbeer recipe like I do? Growing up with legendary Harry Potter books and movies, I always waited for the Hogwarts letter to arrive. Heartbroken to date, I decided to create my own world of Harry Potter. Not to take the credit away from Universal Studios. They have done a great job to bring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter to life. So, I wanted to try a few magical recipes for myself, starting with the Harry Potter Butterbeer recipe.

Now, if you are lucky enough to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, then you should know that they serve Butterbeer there in the real-life version of Three Broomsticks. But if you haven’t had the chance to visit and still want to know what the delicious drink of your magical dreams tastes like, you have nothing to worry about anymore.

The butterbeer recipe just needs four ingredients, one of which is optional. Contrary to popular belief, there’s no beer in butterbeer. All you need to do is a swish-and-flick, and your butterbeer will be ready. So, put on your robes and clean your round glasses; here’s the recipe for Harry Potter Butterbeer. But before you read out the entire recipe, check out other Harry Potter recipes from our website.

1. Harry Potter Treacle Tart : Harry Potter loved treacle tarts so much he smelled them under the influence of Amortentia. These little golden tarts are made with golden baked pastry with a sweet treacle filling. This is your sign to make your favorite fictional character’s favorite dessert.

2. Harry Potter Butterbeer Cookies : If you are thinking of making butterbeer themed treats, here are butterbeer cookies for you. The cookies has delicious flavors of butterscotch, vanilla, and toffee bits. Top the cookies with lightning sprinkles and they become perfect.

3. Harry Potter Polyjuice Potion : Remember the Polyjuice potion from Harry Potter? The one that lets you change your body to someone else’s? Yup, I have the muggle edible version of the drink. This polyjuice potion tastes of kiwi, lime, and apple. Topped with gummy worms, and gummy teeth, it is sure to give other spooky drinks a run.

4. Harry Potter Butterbeer Fudge : Want to have butterbeer but also some fudge? Here’s the answer to your dilemma, make the delicious butterbeer fudge. This dual layered fudge is made with butterscotch and white chocolate fudge. The fudge pieces even look like tiny butterbeer squares complete with the foam on top.

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Harry Potter Butterbeer?

  • Large Measuring Cup- Take a large measuring cup and add the ingredients sans the heavy cream into it and let the whisk do its magic. 
  • Large Mixing Bowl- You need the cream to be whipped with soft peaks. The cream has to float over the butterbeer to give you a Hermoine-Granger-cream-mustache.  
  • Large Mugs- Take two large clear glass mugs, just like the ones in the movie (*browsing for Harry Potter glass mugs*).
  • Whisk and Wooden Spoon- The whisk is the magic wand that chose you. Maybe you’ll whisk great things too. Your other weapon of choice, the wooden spoon for dolloping (just go with it!).  

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Harry Potter Butterbeer?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 Minutes10 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Harry Potter Butterbeer?

  • Cream Soda- The cream soda makes the butterbeer delicious and fizzy.
  • Butterscotch Syrup-The Butterscotch syrup is the predominant flavor of the drink and makes it sweet. The drink should taste like ‘sickly butterscotch’ if you want J.K. Rowling to approve it. 
  • Butter- What’s butterbeer without butter? Plain beer, and that’s not something we want. We want the real deal.
  • Heavy Cream- The heavy cream is actually optional but if you ask me, don’t skip it. In fact, add it generously. 
Butterbeer

Steps To Make Harry Potter Butterbeer

1. Wizardry and Whisk-Craft

You don’t have to go to Hogsmeade to get some butterbeer now. I’ll tell you how to make it right here. Take the measuring cup and pour the butterscotch syrup into it. This is what will make the butterbeer sweet. After that, add the softened butter to it. This makes the drink smooth. 

Using a whisk, combine the two well until they are uniform. Then, pour the cream soda into it and stir. If you want the butterbeer to make you a little tipsy, you can use butterscotch schnapps or vanilla vodka to make it. Now, all you need to do is make the topping. 

2. At The Stiff Peaks

For the topping, take a large mixing bowl and add the heavy cream to it. Whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks. If you want it to be sweeter, you can add a tablespoon of sugar to it. 

3. Beer Me!

Now, pour the butterbeer into the glass mugs to give it the full Harry Potter effect. Using a spoon, add a dollop of whipped cream on top of both glasses. Your delicious butterbeer is ready! Let’s share our notes from Potion classes over a drink, shall we? 

Nutritional Information

Calories200 kcal
Fat3.5 g
Carbohydrates42 g
Sugar29 g
Protein0 g

How Will The Harry Potter Butterbeer Look And Taste Like?

The butterbeer looks absolutely delicious with a slightly brownish-yellow color with a cloud of whipped cream on top. Take a sip and you’ll see that it is smooth and you can taste the cream soda and the sweetness of butterscotch. The butter makes the drink rich and smooth. It actually tastes better than just ‘sickly butterscotch’. 

Recipe Card

Butterbeer with Glasses in the background

Harry Potter Butterbeer Recipe

If you love everything Harry Potter, then you are in luck because we have the authentic butterbeer recipe with us. It just needs four ingredients and some whisking. That's all it takes to make the famed butterbeer.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine British
Servings 2
Calories 200 kcal

Equipment

  • Large Measuring Cup
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • 2 Large Mugs
  • Whisk and Wooden Spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Cream Soda
  • ½ cup Butterscotch Syrup
  • ½ tablespoon Butter (softened)
  • Heavy Cream (for topping)

Instructions
 

  • Take the measuring cup and pour the butterscotch syrup into it. After that, add the softened butter to it.
  • Using a whisk, combine the two well until they are uniform.
  • Then, pour the cream soda into it and stir.
  • For the topping, take a large mixing bowl and add the heavy cream to it. Whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks.
  • Now, pour the butterbeer into the glass mugs. Using a spoon, add a dollop of whipped cream on top of both glasses. Your delicious butterbeer is ready!

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Nutrition

Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 42gFat: 3.5gSugar: 29g
Keyword Butterbeer, Harry Potter, Harry Potter Butterbeer
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

So, this was the recipe for Harry Potter Butterbeer. Make this at your home and sip in a wooden rusty corner. Maybe keep three broomsticks nearby. Tell me in the comments how well you liked the recipe and my puns. See you next time. Until then, it’s Levi-o-saa and not Levio-saaa.

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