The Neville Longbottom Cocktail

We have already established my love for Harry Potter.  I have made Butterbeer and Cauldron Cakes.  Deliciousness brought to us by The Pastry Affair.  Well, now I found cocktails inspired by Harry Potter.  The Backyard Bartender made a bunch of cocktails inspired by different characters in the books and I just had to try one.  There will be more in the future, but for now we tried the Neville Longbottom, because who doesn’t love Neville?

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Cauldron cakes

These were quite the endeavor.  There are a lot of steps, but nothing too hard.

They look awesome.  My friend and I had a blast making them!  The original recipe calls for making a handle.  Which I tried to make and failed.  We did not make them thick enough for them to hold together.  But I think they look great without the handle.

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I am a huge Harry Potter fan.  So when my friend said she found a recipe for Butterbeer and Cauldron Cakes (coming in a few days) we HAD to try them.

They are super sweet and absolutely delicious.  I love them!  The original recipe was not alcoholic so if you don’t want alcohol or if your making it for kids, just cut it out.  I do think the schnapps sets off the sweet nicely.  And I just like butterscotch schnapps.

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