November 19, 2010

Butter Beer Recipe

A few days ago I saw this post on the Art Equals Happy blog, it was talking about making butter beer (ya know, from Harry Potter) and I was instantly pulled it. After reading about how to make the magical butter beer I felt compelled to make my own, so Scott and I followed this simple recipe that Kim posted and made some delicious butter beer.

Taken from Kim's blog:

"2 Litres of Cream Soda
1 cup (or more!!) of Butterscotch Syrup. (try this)
A bit of Vanilla Ice Cream
Some Yellow Food Colouring. (Scott and I didn't actually end up using food coloring)

This is actually a lot easier than you might think!
1. Pour the Butterscotch Syrup and 1 litre of Cream Soda into a cauldron (hehe!).
2. Heat on the stove until it forms a bit of a foamy top. The Syrup and Soda will mix nicely, keep stirring.
3. Keep stirring until it's a nice temperature (I heated mine on 4 out of 6). If you're not convinced of the colour, add some yellow (just a bit!).
4. Prepare glasses or bottles with some room temp Cream Soda about 1/3 full.
5. Pour some of your heated soda and syrup into each glass/bottle.
6. Taste this and if it's not quite right add a bit more syrup.
7. Scoop some ice cream thinly and place on the top of your glass/bottle to make it more foamy and creamy. [:"

(The more butterscotch the better)

(The froth was my favorite part)

Scott and I both really loved the butter beer. It was delicious, and a perfect warm treat for a chilly evening.

Scott and I decided that the next party we attend we want to bring this with us. I think it's a perfect dessert for the holidays!

Next time we make butter beer I have a feeling that a little coffee added to it is a must! I think it would be extra delicious that way.

Today Scott and I have plans to go see Harry Potter. What are you up to today?


  1. Yummy recipe! I'm off to the store now for ingredients. Sounds like a perfect drink for game night.

  2. YAY! Looks like you had a lot of fun with it! :]
    I'm seeing harry potter tonight and cannot wait!!!!

  3. oh wow butterbeer is legit! I have to try this! thanks for sharing! <3

  4. ooh looks yummy! can i spike it though? think it would taste good with some rum? hahah

    enjoy the movie, chelsea! i might see it tomorrow. :)

  5. It's my goal to make butterbeer for the holidays. Now that I know it's a fabulous treat, I'm even more excited to make it!