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The Best Butterbeer Harry Potter Cupcakes

by Nellie

These butterbeer Harry Potter cupcakes are so yummy and great for any Harry Potter Fan! Simple ingredients makes these treats so fun!

What is butterbeer?

Butterbeer is a type of alcoholic drink that is popular in the Harry Potter series. It is described as being similar to cream soda, and has a foamy head on top. If you have ever visited the wizarding world of Harry Potter then you are familiar with harry potter recipes!

What are some fun treats to serve at a Harry Potter party?

Butterbeer cupcakes are a great treat to serve at a Harry Potter party! They are simple to make and only require a few ingredients. Other great treats include:

-Chocolate frogs

-Treacle tarts

-Pumpkin pasties

-Fizzing whizbees

-Jelly slugs

Butterbeer Ice Cream

Butterbeer Frappuccino

Where can you serve these fun cupcakes?

These yummy cupcakes can be served at any Harry Potter themed party! They would also be great for a movie night, or even just as a fun treat to make at home. These are the perfect cupcakes with a yummy butterbeer frosting. These sweet treats have amazing flavors and you will love these delicious butterbeer cupcakes.

How do you store these cupcakes?

These delicious cupcakes should be stored in an airtight container in the fridge. They will last for up to 5 days.

What is your favorite Harry Potter treat?

My favorite Harry Potter treat would have to be the Butterbeer Frappuccino. It is so creamy and delicious! Making these Harry Potter butterbeer cupcakes are so fun for any time of year.

What ingredients do you need for this butterbeer cupcake recipe?

  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, large
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp butter extract
  • 1/2 cup cream soda

Butterscotch Sauce:

1 cup butterscotch chips

1/2 cup heavy cream

Frosting:

½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

2 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup butterscotch sauce

Super simple ingredients for these easy butterbeer cupcakes you can get from the grocery store. They are great fluffy cupcakes for the fall season. These Harry Potter inspired butterbeer cupcakes cupcakes have the best butterscotch flavor. They are the perfect treat next time you have a Harry Potter themed party!

The butterscotch buttercream that you will make the to frost cupcakes will be your favorite part!

The Best Butterbeer Harry Potter Cupcakes
Yield: 24 cupcakes

The Best Butterbeer Harry Potter Cupcakes

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

These butterbeer Harry potter themed cupcakes are so fun to make for the fall!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, large
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp butter extract
  • 1/2 cup cream soda
  • Butterscotch Sauce:
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Frosting:
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butterscotch sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Heat the heavy cream in the microwave for 40 seconds.
  3. Pour on top of the butterscotch and let sit off to the side
  4. Line the cupcake tin with paper liners
  5. In a bowl add brown sugar, eggs and vegetable oil.  
  6. Whisk together until smooth.
  7. Add in flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  8. Whisk together, add buttermilk and whisk until smooth.
  9. Add in the butter and vanilla flavorings.
  10. Once smooth gently stir in the cream soda (it will fizz)
  11. Immediately add ¼ cup batter to each cup
  12. Bake for 17-20 min, or until golden brown.
  13. Stir the butterscotch syrup, all of the candy should be melted now, if not pop back in microwave for 10-15 secs.
  14. While the cupcakes are baking making the frosting
  15. In a bowl, blend the butter until smooth.
  16. Add in the powdered sugar and blend, it will be crumbly.
  17. Pour in the butterscotch syrup, reserving some for the topping.
  18. The frosting should be fluffy not runny.  If it’s runny add more powdered sugar.
  19. Add to piping bag fitted with tip 1M
  20. Pipe frosting on top of cupcakes and drizzle with left over syrup

Nutrition Information

Yield

24

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 258Total Fat 13gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 40mgSodium 171mgCarbohydrates 33gFiber 0gSugar 25gProtein 2g

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