There is no more famous Wizarding World drink than butterbeer–even us Muggles are familiar with it! If you are looking for a butterbeer recipe you can try at home, look no further than this cocktail recipe from The Unofficial Hogwarts Cocktail Book!

There are many recipes out there for nonmagical folk wanting to re-create this Wizarding World favorite. This is a chilled version featuring a sweet, whipped topping that has an added kick from Amaretto. The key ingredient is butter extract, which is important to achieve that buttery taste.

Yield: 1 serving
6 ounces cream soda
1 ounce vanilla vodka
1 ounce butterscotch schnapps
1 to 2 dashes butter extract

¼ cup heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
½ ounce Amaretto

Butterbeer Recipe Directions:
1. In a beer mug, combine the cream soda, vanilla vodka, butterscotch schnapps, and butter extract and mix thoroughly.
2. For the garnish, put the whipping cream in a medium bowl and beat with a mixer until soft peaks form.
3. Next, add the powdered sugar and Amaretto, and continue beating the mixture until stiff peaks form.
4. Place a heaping spoonful of the cream on top of the drink for garnish.


Make this and more wizard inspired cocktails for all your magical year-round events! Check out this iconic recipe featured in The Unofficial Hogwarts Cocktail Book!