How to Make Butterbeer

Butterbeer is a very popular beverage which is mentioned in all the books of Harry Potter series. It tastes a little bit less sickly butterscotch. It has very slight alcohol content.butterbeer

It is made up mainly of sugar and intended to serve only at the Harry Potter theme park. But now there are several options available at your home to prepare this tasty drink. We can make four types of butterbeer, which are described below:

1. Frozen butterbeer – Ingredients

  • 1-pint vanilla ice cream
  • half stick butter
  • One-third cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • one fourth teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1-quart apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Method- mix the ice cream, butter, sugar and all the spices given above. Eat this mixture until the combination is thoroughly mixed. Put the mixture in the freezer until it is firm. Put the frozen mixture into a glass. Pour hot apple cider over this ice cream mixture, your frozen butterbeer is ready to drink.

2. Hot butterbeer – Ingredients-

  • 1 cup cream soda
  • half cup butterscotch syrup
  • half tablespoon butter
  • Whipped cream

Method- put the butter in a saucepan and melt it there. Pour the butterscotch in butter and mix it. Pour the mixture into a bigger bowl. Now, carefully add the club soda to it. Serve it after ladling it into serving glass.

3. Fancy butterbeer – Ingredients-

  • 1 cup light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 6 tablespoon butter
  • one-fourth tablespoon salt
  • one-fourth cup heavy cream, divided
  • 4 shots of rum
  • 4, 12-ounce bottles cream soda

Method- put the sugar and water in a saucepan. Place the saucepan over a medium heat. Boil the mixture. Stir the mixture till the temperature reaches 240-250 degrees. Be careful about it; check the temperature with a candy thermometer. Put and mix in butter, salt and ΒΌ cup of cream. Put this mixture aside and let it cool. Stir in the rum after the mixture has cooled. Put the remaining cream into a mixing bowl. Measure out 2 tablespoons of the cooled mixture and add it to the cream. Beat them together until the mixture become fluffy and whipped. Put equal amount of caramel butter mixture into four glasses. Fill the glasses with cream soda and mix it. Make it fancy by adding whipped cream on the top. Serve it.

4. Cold butterbeer for children – Ingredients-

  • half stick butter
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of white sugar
  • 1-pint vanilla ice cream softened
  • Teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1-quart apple cider
  • 1 cup cream soda
  • Whipped cream
  • Caramel

Method- mix butter with cinnamon, white sugar and vanilla extract in a big bowl. Blend the mixture with vanilla ice cream, apple cider and cream soda in a blender. Pour this blended mixture into glasses and make it fancy with whipped cream and caramel. This will make a tasty treat of 6 servings.

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