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Harry Potter's Butterbeer

Harry Potter's Butterbeer


We put the mug in “muggle” this this delicious homemade butterbeer. Next time you are having a Harry Potter movie marathon, book club meeting, or even a Halloween party, pull out all the stops with this sweet drink that even Harry, Ron, and Hermione would approve of.MORE+LESS-

Updated December 11, 2019

1

cup light or dark brown sugar

1/2

teaspoon cider vinegar

3/4

cup heavy cream, divided

4

(12 oz) bottle cream soda

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  • 1

    In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the brown sugar and water. Bring to a gentle boil and cook, stirring often, until the mixture reads 240°F on a candy thermometer.

  • 2

    Stir in the butter, salt, vinegar and 1/4 of the heavy cream. Set aside to cool to room temperature.

  • 3

    Once the mixture has cooled, stir in the rum extract.

  • 4

    In a medium bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar mixture and the remaining 1/2 cup of heavy cream. Use an electric mixer to beat until just thickened, but not completely whipped, about 2 to 3 minutes.

  • 5

    To serve: divide the brown sugar mixture between 4 tall glasses (about 1/4 cup for each glass). Add 1/4 cup of cream soda to each glass, then stir to combine. Fill each glass nearly to the top with additional cream soda, then spoon the whipped topping over each.

Expert Tips

  • While vinegar might sound like a weird addition to a sweet drink, it’s the bizarre combination of vinegar with sweet brown sugar that makes butterbeer a stand-out drink.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
543.2
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25.6g
39%
Saturated Fat
16.1g
81%
Cholesterol
76.6mg
26%
Sodium
352.9mg
15%
Potassium
74.6mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
81.5g
27%
Sugars
81.1g
Protein
0.7g
Vitamin C
0.20%
0%
Calcium
6.70%
7%
Iron
2.50%
2%

Exchanges:

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Whether you're a wizard, witch, or muggle, this butterbeer is a spectacular brew you can whip together to impress your guests.Salty, butterscotchy, with a frothy top that makes it look rather beer-like, but taste more like a chilled latte, butterbeer is served up in two delicious varieties - regular or frozen. What's not to like?

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