Make These Magical Sorting Hat Harry Potter Cupcakes!


Did somebody say Harry Potter cupcakes? This candy-filled dessert can take you proper to Hogwarts! When you’re planning on having a Harry Potter celebration or a Harry Potter film marathon, these sorting hat cupcakes are the right addition to your occasion.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat cupcakes in purple metallic cupcake liners on a wooden table. Wand boxes in background with a wand resting on top of them.
Let’s make Harry Potter cupcakes!

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cupcake Recipe

These Harry Potter cupcakes are far more easy than you’d suppose. Additionally they go nice with a butterbeer recipe and Harry Potter pumpkin juice! You should utilize any of your favourite cupcake recipes for this, however the one I used was a easy vanilla cake. The frosting used on this recipe is for a stiff consistency, so it’s simpler to type the sorting hat.

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Kiddos will love the thriller behind them and determining which Hogwarts home they find yourself with.

?Elements Wanted

Elements for the Cupcakes

Elements for the Chocolate Frosting

Elements for the Sorting Hat Decorations

?Instructions to Make the Harry Potter Cupcakes

Step 1

First, it’s worthwhile to make the cupcakes. After you preheat the oven to 350 levels Fahrenheit, whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt collectively in a medium bowl. Set that apart after which beat the butter and sugar in an electrical mixer till it’s fluffy.

Step 2

Subsequent, you wish to add the eggs separately and beat the combination after every one. Ensure to scrape the bowl as you go so all of it stays collectively! After that’s mixed, add your vanilla extract and blend once more.

Collage of making cupcake batter: first mixing dry ingredients, then wet ingredients, filling the cupcake pan, and putting the pan in the oven.
Making the cupcakes!

Step 3

Convey the mixer to medium velocity and add the dry components you whisked earlier in thirds. After every dry addition, add among the buttermilk till each the dry components and the buttermilk are gone. Hold mixing and scraping till it’s all clean!

Step 4

It’s time to grease your cupcake pan and add cupcake liners of your selection! I used some cool metallic purple ones as a result of I assumed they match Hogwarts. As soon as it’s all greased, pour your batter into every liner and ensure to not fill it too excessive!

Step 5

Now you simply have to bake them for 20-23 minutes, after which allow them to cool so you may beautify!

Step 6

Okay, now it’s worthwhile to make the scrumptious frosting! This buttercream frosting begins off by beating the shortening, vanilla, and eight tsp of water collectively. You then wish to add the powdered sugar, meringue powder, and salt, mixing that till it’s all blended.

Step 7

Since we would like chocolate frosting for the sorting hat shade, we’re going so as to add the cocoa powder and the remaining 4 tsp of water. Hold mixing till it’s all creamy, and take into account it is going to be stiff for adorning functions.

Collage of decorating the cupcakes with sorting yellow, green, blue, and red M&M colors, making the chocolate frosting, making the brown fondant hat brims, cutting open the cupcakes, and filling them with the M&M's.
It’s beginning to come collectively!

Step 8

Whereas the Sorting Hat does its personal sorting, it’s our job to type these M&M’s! Select the 4 home colours: Inexperienced for Slytherin, Crimson for Gryffindor, Yellow for Hufflepuff, and Blue for Ravenclaw! You’ll be able to munch on the orange and brown M&M’s whilst you’re baking!

Step 9

Subsequent, you wish to minimize out a gap within the middle of every baked cupcake so you may put the M&M’s in there. Evenly fill the cupcakes with the sorted sweet in order that there’s sufficient for each home!

Step 10

Don’t fear to a lot concerning the fondant, what we’re doing with it’s so simple! I took some white fondant, warmed it up for almost 5 seconds within the microwave, and added brown meals coloring to it till it matched the frosting’s shade.

Collage of putting the Sorting Hat fondant brims on the cupcakes, frosting the tips of the hats with the choclate frosting, and pictures of the cut open cupcakes with M&M's for the Hogwarts Houses falling out of them.
Adorning time!!

Step 11

After it’s dyed, you simply roll it out till it’s comparatively skinny and minimize circles out of it which can be large enough to cowl the tops of the cupcakes. I crinkled them a bit bit in order that they appeared extra just like the brim of the Sorting Hat.

Step 12

Now you wish to put a bit dab of icing over the holes you narrow within the cupcakes so the M&M’s can’t be seen, place your fondant circles over them, and frost a bit swirl on prime! The frosting is stiff sufficient to mildew together with your arms if wanted, and I even made little traces with a butter knife to make the creases within the hat.

Completed Harry Potter Cupcake Recipe

And that’s it! Now you may let your kiddo decide a random Harry Potter cupcake to allow them to see what Hogwarts home they get! Only a heads up: they’ll maintain coming again for extra to see which new one they’ll get. Now all they want is a Harry Potter spells printable to associate with them!

Harry Potter Sorting Hat cupcakes with M&M's in the middle.

Convey these to a Harry Potter themed celebration or film marathon and take part on the Sorting Hat enjoyable! Don’t overlook to go away a remark letting us know what Hogwarts home you’re in!

Prep Time
1 hour

Cook dinner Time
1 hour

Complete Time
2 hours

Elements

For Cupcakes

For Frosting

For Decorations

Directions

    1. First, it’s worthwhile to make the cupcakes. After you preheat the oven to 350 levels Fahrenheit, whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt collectively in a medium bowl. Set that apart after which beat the butter and sugar in an electrical mixer till it’s fluffy.
    2. Subsequent, you wish to add the eggs separately and beat the combination after every one. Ensure to scrape the bowl as you go so all of it stays collectively! After that’s mixed, add your vanilla extract and blend once more.
    3. Convey the mixer to medium velocity and add the dry components you whisked earlier in thirds. After every dry addition, add among the buttermilk till each the dry components and the buttermilk are gone. Hold mixing and scraping till it’s all clean!
    4. It’s time to grease your cupcake pan and add cupcake liners of your selection! I used some cool metallic purple ones as a result of I assumed they match Hogwarts. As soon as it’s all greased, pour your batter into every liner and ensure to not fill it too excessive!
    5. Now you simply have to bake them for 20-23 minutes, after which allow them to cool so you may beautify!
    6. Okay, now it’s worthwhile to make the scrumptious frosting! This buttercream frosting begins off by beating the shortening, vanilla, and eight tsp of water collectively. You then wish to add the powdered sugar, meringue powder, and salt, mixing that till it’s all blended.
    7. Since we would like chocolate frosting for the sorting hat shade, we’re going so as to add the cocoa powder and the remaining 4 tsp of water. Hold mixing till it’s all creamy, and take into account it is going to be stiff for adorning functions.
    8. Whereas the Sorting Hat does its personal sorting, it’s our job to type these M&M’s! Select the 4 home colours: Inexperienced for Slytherin, Crimson for Gryffindor, Yellow for Hufflepuff, and Blue for Ravenclaw! You’ll be able to munch on the orange and brown M&M’s whilst you’re baking!
    9. Subsequent, you wish to minimize out a gap within the middle of every baked cupcake so you may put the M&M’s in there. Evenly fill the cupcakes with the sorted sweet in order that there’s sufficient for each home!
    10. Don’t fear to a lot concerning the fondant, what we’re doing with it’s so simple! I took some white fondant, warmed it up for almost 5 seconds within the microwave, and added brown meals coloring to it till it matched the frosting’s shade.
    11. After it’s dyed, you simply roll it out till it’s comparatively skinny and minimize circles out of it which can be large enough to cowl the tops of the cupcakes. I crinkled them a bit bit in order that they appeared extra just like the brim of the Sorting Hat.
    12. Now you wish to put a bit dab of icing over the holes you narrow within the cupcakes so the M&M’s can’t be seen, place your fondant circles over them, and frost a bit swirl on prime! The frosting is stiff sufficient to mildew together with your arms if wanted, and I even made little traces with a butter knife to make the creases within the hat.

Vitamin Info:

Yield:

12

Serving Measurement:

1

Quantity Per Serving:

Energy: 582Complete Fats: 30gSaturated Fats: 13gTrans Fats: 0gUnsaturated Fats: 14gLdl cholesterol: 63mgSodium: 231mgCarbohydrates: 76gFiber: 2gSugar: 60gProtein: 4g

That is simply an estimate.

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