frozen butterbeer recipe

Frozen Butterbeer recipe and video

This homemade frozen butterbeer tastes amazingly like the sweet treat at Universal Studios 
Course Drinks
Cuisine British
Keyword butterbeer, frozen butterbeer, harry potter food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 17 8 oz cups
Calories 352kcal
Author Ashlee Marie


  • 1 1/2 C light or dark brown sugar I use both
  • 1/2 C light corn syrup
  • 1/3 C butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 C heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 4 liters cream soda cold
  • 3.5 oz marshmallow creme/fluff
  • 1 C heavy whipping cream


Butterscotch syrup

  • bring the brown sugar, corn syrup and butter to a boil
  • boil until the syrup reaches 240 degrees (remembering to adjust temperature for altitude)
  • take off the heat and let cool 5 mins, then stir in the whipping cream, apple cider vinegar and rum extract
  • let cool completely

Frozen Butterbeer

  • stir 2 Tbsp into every 12 oz of cold cream soda - or 3/4 C into a full 2 liters
  • Freezing 3 options
  • a - run through an ice cream maker for 25 mins
  • b - pour into a large container and place in the freezer, stir ever 20 mins for 2 hours or more until slushy
  • c - freeze 2/3rd of the cream soda in an ice cube tray overnight - mix the ice cubes, with some cold cream soda (1/3) and the syrup and blend with a hand blender


  • beat the marshmallow creme, heavy whipping cream along with 2 Tbsp of the butterscotch syrup together
  • pour the butterbeer into a glass and add some of the topping
  • refrigerate the leftover butterscotch and topping



Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 45mg | Sugar: 61g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 0.3mg