Easy Butterbeer Recipe

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When we went to Harry Potter World at Universal Studios Florida in 2012, I got to try Butterbeer for the first time. From the first drink I was hooked! Then, when Drew wanted to have a Harry Potter birthday party I knew that we had to serve Butterbeer. The only thing was, I didn’t know that there are, what seems like, hundreds of versions. Some require cooking, others sound just plain gross. When I found a recipe in the “Spell Book” I made for the kids, I thought “Well, it’s simple and seems tasty!” This Easy Butterbeer Recipe turned out to be wonderful!

Easy Butterbeer Recipe Party Food and Beverage Recipe for Harry Potter

Easy Butterbeer Recipe

Butterbeer Portion


  • 2 liter of Cream Soda (I recommend A&W Cream Soda)
  • 2TBSP Butter Extract
  • 2TSP Rum Extract

Easy Butterbeer Recipe Materials


one: Drop the rum and butter extracts into the 2-liter bottle, put on the cap and slowly rotate it until combined. DO NOT shake the bottle of soda. Not unless you want a huge mess, lol.

Easy Butterbeer Recipe One

Cream Topping Portion


  • 1 (7oz) Container of Marshmallow Crème
  • 1 Cup Whipping Cream
  • 1TSP Rum Extract


one: Add the marshmallow creme, the whipping cream, and the rum extract together into an electric mixer and combine them until smooth.

two: Pour the butterbeer (cream soda) into a glass, then drizzle it with the cream topping.

Easy Butterbeer Recipe Complete

That’s it! It was surprisingly simple to make this Easy Butterbeer Recipe. I highly recommend trying out several recipes before your party to make sure you get the flavor you’re looking for. I found this recipe to be the closest to the one I tasted at Harry Potter World, though. You can find cute little glass mugs at Dollar Tree to serve it in, too.

Be sure to check out our Harry Potter Party and follow our Harry Potter Party/ Wizards Party Inspiration board on Pinterest for even more ideas!

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