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Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cupcakes

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cupcakes Recipe

Harry Potter Sorting Hat cupcakes are a great idea for parties. The cupcakes are filled with colorful buttercream that coordinates with the four houses of Hogwarts. Top your cupcakes with tiny model-chocolate sorting hats and you are sorted (literally!).
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Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 342 kcal


Cupcake Tin lined with Cupcake Liners
2 Large Bowls
4 Small Bowls
Electric Hand Whisk
Piping Bag fitted with Fluted
Large Spoon


For The Cupcakes

  • 1 cup Self-Raising Flour
  • 175 g Unsalted Butter
  • 175 g Light Brown Sugar
  • 50 g Cocoa Powder
  • 3 medium Eggs

For The Icing

  • 200 g Butter (softened)
  • 350 g Icing Sugar (sifted)
  • Red, Green, Yellow, and Blue Food Coloring

For The Sorting Hat

  • 175 g Modelling Milk Chocolate
  • Cocoa Powder (to garnish)


  • You need to do two things before you start making the cupcakes. The first thing is to preset the oven at 180℃ and line your cupcake tin with cupcake liners.
  • Then, take a large bowl and add flour, eggs, sugar, butter, and cocoa powder to a bowl. Pour a little bit of boiling water over them and mix them until a smooth batter is formed.
  • Pour equal amounts of batter into the cupcake liners and bake them for 20 minutes.
  • Take another large bowl and mix butter and sugar in it until fluffy. Spoon ¾th of the icing into the piping bag. Divide the remaining icing equally into 4 bowls and mix different colors in each one of them.
  • Spoon a little bit of the top from each cupcake and spoon some of the colored fillings into them. Make three cupcakes of the same color.
  • Put the spooned cake back and pipe some icing over the top of the cupcakes. Use the modeling chocolate to make tiny sorting hats and place them over the icing.
  • Sift some cocoa powder over the cupcakes and serve. Your delicious sorting hat cupcakes are ready!



Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g
Keyword Harry Potter, Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cupcakes, Sorting Hat Cupcakes
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