22 Recipes to Transport You to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

You might not have received a Hogwarts letter on your 11th birthday, but these Harry Potter recipes will make you feel worthy of an Ollivander wand.

Harry Potter Castle Cake

"‘Welcome to Hogwarts,’ said Professor McGonagall. ‘The start-of-term banquet will begin shortly, but before you take your seats in the Great Hall, you will be sorted into your houses. The Sorting is a very important ceremony because, while you are here, your house will be something like your family within Hogwarts."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Gryffindor's Butterbeer Cakes

"You might belong in Gryffindor, Where dwell the brave at heart, Their daring, nerve, and chivalry, Set Gryffindors apart."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Hufflepuff's Banana Cream Tarts

"You might belong in Hufflepuff, Where they are just and loyal, Those patient Hufflepuffs are true, And unafraid of toil."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Ravenclaw's Earl Grey Doughnut

"Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, If you've a ready mind, Where those of wit and learning, Will always find their kind."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

House Slytherin Key Lime Bars

"Or perhaps in Slytherin, You'll make your real friends, These cunning folks use any means To achieve their ends."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Acid Pops

"Fred gave me one when I was seven, it burnt a hole right through my tongue."

-Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Butterbeer

"Sure enough, when they entered the Gryffindor common room it exploded with cheers and yells again. There were mountains of cakes and flagons of pumpkin juice and butterbeer on every surface."

-Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Spell Books

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Marshmallow Howlers

"RONALD WEASLEY! HOW DARE YOU STEAL THAT CAR? I AM ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTED! YOUR FATHER'S NOW FACING AN INQUIRY AT WORK, AND IT'S ENTIRELY YOUR FAULT! IF YOU PUT ANOTHER TOE OUT OF LINE, WE'LL BRING YOU STRAIGHT HOME!"

-Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Chocolate Wands

“Curious indeed how these things happen. The wand chooses the wizard, remember... I think we must expect great things from you, Mr. Potter... After all, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named did great things — terrible, yes, but great.”

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Hogwarts' Turrets

"'Aren't you two ever going to read Hogwarts, A History?' 'What's the point?' said Ron. 'You know it by heart; we can just ask you.'"

-Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Pumpkin Trifle

Pumpkin is a favorite flavor in the Wizarding World, from drinks to desserts — this recipe brings the pages of the book to life with ample pumpkin layers, soft gingerbread cake and fluffy whipped cream.

Mrs. Weasley's Meatballs

"If you can get away before seven, Molly's making meatballs."

-Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix

Dumbledore's Favorite Lemon Drops

“A lemon drop. They're a kind of Muggle sweet I'm rather fond of.”

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Great Hall Shepherd's Pie

"Harry and Ron slouched into the Great Hall in states of deepest gloom, Hermione behind them, wearing a well-you-did-break-school-rules sort of expression. Harry didn't enjoy his shepherd's pie as much as he'd thought."

-Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Cauldron Cakes

“What she did have were Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans, Drooble's Best Blowing Gum, Chocolate Frogs, Pumpkin Pasties, Cauldron Cakes, Licorice Wands, and a number of other strange things Harry had never seen in his life.”

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Chocolate Frogs

"Oh, of course, you wouldn't know — Chocolate Frogs have cards inside of them, you know, to collect — famous witches and wizards. I've got about five hundred, but I haven't got Agrippa or Ptolemy."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Treacle Tart

"A moment later the desserts appeared. Blocks of ice cream in every flavor you can think of, apple pies, treacle tarts, chocolate eclairs and jam doughnuts, trifle, strawberries, jelly, rice pudding. As Harry helped himself to a treacle tart, the talk turned to their families."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Romilda Vane's Love Potion

"Well, just be careful what you drink, because Romilda Vane looked like she meant business."

-Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

A House Elf Worthy Steak & Kidney Pie

"Harry had just finished telling Ron what had happened when he'd left the grounds with Professor McGonagall. Ron had a piece of steak and kidney pie halfway to his mouth, but he'd forgotten all about it."

-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Toad in the Hole

A Leaky Cauldron specialty.

Sticky Toffee Pudding

If you ever find yourself at the Leaky Cauldron, be sure to stay for dessert.

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