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Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Adds Butterbeer Ice Cream And New Lunch Menu

Photo: Elie Ayrouth

With all that summer magic in the air, there must be something brewing at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, right? Not too long ago, we sat down to a Great Feast at the Three Broomsticks, nestled in the heart of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Harry Potter-themed wonderland.

Our spirits itching for some more magical grub, we returned just in time to catch some new dishes that would enchant any witch or wizard.

Photo: Elie Ayrouth

New food items have arrived at the park, including Butterbeer Ice Cream Packages. Wizarding fans may be aware that Universal Studios Orlando offers Butterbeer Ice Cream as soft serve. At the Los Angeles location, the ice cream is now featured in cool hard packs kind of like something you’d see in a grocery store.

Guests can find them outside the Three Broomsticks eating area.

“Full-flavored, tasted like a caramel swirl… that must be the key ingredient in Butterbeer,” Sour Patch Wizard and our man on the ground Elie Ayrouth reports. “Given the summer weather, letting it chill in the warm breezy air for a few minutes before eating it was the absolute perfect texture for eating.”

Ayrouth asked the head chef what the Butterbeer ice cream was made of.

“Butterbeer, of course,” the chef said with a wink.

Photo: Elie Ayrouth

Also new this season are three menu items offered at Hogsmeade’s premier tavern for magic folks: The Three Broomsticks.

The Ploughman’s Lunch features an imported selection of ham, salami, country pate, English cheese, homemade pickles, and a scotch egg with bread, cranberry chutney and grain mustard. Great for sharing among your magical peers.

Photo: Elie Ayrouth

You won’t find Cheese Toastie with chicken with your head buried in a spell book. The dish features grilled English cheddar cheese with chicken, crispy bacon, mustard, and sliced tomato topped with a sunny side egg. It’s served with either a salad or potato wedges. Definitely something to step out of the library for.

Photo: Elie Ayrouth

Finally, there’s the Sunday Roast Sandwich. This enchanting baguette is filled with warm prime rib and topped with English Cheddar, caramelized onions, horseradish sauce, and homemade garlic pickles. Hearty enough to lull a three-headed hound into a food coma.

Hungry witches and wizards will want to check this new menu soon at Universal Studios Hollywood. Though we recommend going on some rides before filling your bellies. Motion sickness charms are hard to cast.

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We Held A Great Feast At Harry Potter World’s ‘Three Broomsticks’

Attention all you witches and wizards out there hungry for some magic. Prepare to gorge on the most lavish platter of luscious meats and vegetables the Wizarding World has ever seen.

Surely this must be some kind of sorcery.

We were invited to the Three Broomsticks restaurant, located at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Hollywood, to join in on the Great Feast.

The Great Feast Platter featured succulent meats of roasted chicken and BBQ spareribs, roasted potatoes, corn on the cob, and a garden salad. Each platter feeds a wizard family of four, with an additional charge to add a lingering Muggle or two.

So as your arms burn with the righteous pain of the Dark Mark, eat and strengthen yourselves for what’s to come.

Voldemort is returning to power and he’ll need as many brave witches and wizards available to join his noble cause.

Also, don’t forget to wash down your meal with plenty of Butter Beer.

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This YouTuber’s Butterbeer Recipe Is On Point

Sure, you can get a ticket to Harry Potter World at Universal Studios and wait in line to get your hands on the popular wizarding drink called Butterbeer. Or you can just make it in the comfort of your own home.

HellthyJunkFood, the YouTube channel known best for accurately recreating popular fast food items at home attempt to make the magical beverage at home. All you need is some brown sugar, water, butter, cream soda, and whipped cream.

Check out the video above for the complete recipe, in detail, and sit through many cringe-worthy Harry Potter puns to complete the recipe. For a drink like butterbeer, we can sit through pretty much anything.

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Harry Potter Cookie with Hogwarts Acceptance Letter Hidden Inside

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During the height of the Potter craze, most of us wanted nothing more than to receive that Hogwarts acceptance letter in the mail. We would’ve chosen that over our top college pick any day and taken a chance to leave our muggle lives behind in a heartbeat. While those days are now past, this Hogwarts cookie with a letter awaiting inside offers tasty consolation.

Made by Tina of Sugar Bean Bakers for a friend’s birthday, the recipe calls for just a few easy steps. The cookie itself consist of a simple sugar cookie recipe, then gets topped with marshmallow fondant. The “official” Hogwarts acceptance letter is folded and placed inside beforehand, making a delightful surprise for any Potter fan.

For those of you still waiting by the mailbox for that fateful day, these Hogwarts Acceptance Letter Cookies will hold you over ’til then.

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