5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 0
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I've tried a couple of butterbeer recipes I found online, and they all were either so sweet they made me sick or they had oily butter in them that made me sick. I opted for a simplified version that tasted a little bit like less-sickly butterscotch and was strong enough to slightly inebriate something larger than a house elf. Great for Harry Potter-themed parties or Halloween. Served super-chilled in a frosted mug, it can magically warm up even the coldest wizards.

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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Stir rum and butterscotch schnapps together in a frosted 14-ounce mug.

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  • Pour butter flavoring into the cream soda, then turn cream soda over to pour quickly into the chilled mug. Gently drop the ice cream into the soda mixture.

Cook's Note:

For a thicker and sweeter froth use 1 small scoop of your favorite vanilla or butterscotch ice cream.

One ounce each of schnapps and rum are for general guests. For a more potent grog, try 1 1/2 ounces schnapps and 1 1/3 ounces rum.

Nutrition Facts

402 calories; 2.4 g total fat; 9 mg cholesterol; 64 mg sodium. 67.6 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; Full Nutrition


Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/27/2015
This is REALLY yummy! I made the "potent grog" from the footnotes and I'm very pleased with the flavor. This is good without the ice cream but I really think the ice cream makes it. It froths up a whole lot so be ready with a straw! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 5 stars
01/27/2015
This is REALLY yummy! I made the "potent grog" from the footnotes and I'm very pleased with the flavor. This is good without the ice cream but I really think the ice cream makes it. It froths up a whole lot so be ready with a straw! Read More
(4)
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
01/27/2015
This is REALLY yummy! I made the "potent grog" from the footnotes and I'm very pleased with the flavor. This is good without the ice cream but I really think the ice cream makes it. It froths up a whole lot so be ready with a straw! Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
09/18/2016
This AMAZING!!! I originally made this for our Halloween party last year and it was such a big hit that now I make it for all of our parties!!! It's so simple and delicious! Serve it in some large glass or metal mugs for that Halloween/Harry Potter feel# Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2017
AMAZING! I drizzled a little bit of caramel sauce over the top for the look. Perfect drink for a Potter Marathon. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/31/2016
Leave lots of room in the cup when you drop the ice cream in but so worth it. Rich creamy sweet and buttery but not oily or syrupy. Read More