Some days, a girl just needs to have a Harry Potter day with her best friend.  And what better way to enjoy the movies than with a big mug of frothy butter beer!  This simple recipe is quick to make and tastes amazing!  Hit pause on the DVR and head to the kitchen to whip up your own butter beer!  

I am a late-comer to the magical world of Harry Potter.  I had tried to read them when they first came out but couldn’t get into them.  About a year ago, I read the first book… half way through I ordered the rest of the set.  I have read them through at least three times since then.

Currently, I am working my way through the movies with my BFF who feeds my Harry Potter addition.  A few weeks ago, we decided to take the day off and have a “Harry Potter Day” in our jammies.  Of course, we had to make butter beer…


Famous Leaky Cauldron's Butter Beer | MIni Van Dreams

I don’t go looking for trouble.  Trouble usually finds me.

-Harry Potter

Famous Leaky Cauldron Butter Beer

Prep Time 6 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 4
Chef Julia Gibson @ Mini Van Dreams


  • 4 cups vanilla bean ice cream
  • 1 cup butterscotch syrup
  • 3 cups cream soda
  • 1 container "Reddy-whip"-type whipped cream


  1. In blender, add all ingredients except whipped cream.
  2. Blend on low until combined. If mixture is too thick, add more cream soda; too thin, add ice cream.
  3. Divide into four glasses and top with whip cream.

Recipe Notes

For those over 21, throw two shots of rum into the blender for a fun mixed drink.

Nutrition Facts
Famous Leaky Cauldron Butter Beer
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


While I can’t recreate Diagon Alley for you, or conjure Hosgsmeade in my front yard – I can give you the recipe for butter beer.  Shhhhh.  Don’t tell Tom.




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