We always want what we can’t have, and that sentiment is seldom felt more strongly than when it applies to food. Think back to the first time you opened up Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and read the description of the trolley sweets on-board the Hogwarts Express. Or how you drooled over every mention of the word "butterbeer" from Prisoner of Azkaban on, wondering what such a delightful elixir might taste like.
For those people lucky enough to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando, culinary wizards have created interpretations of our favorite Honeyduke's treats and Three Broomsticks' beverages. For those of us stuck at home, though, check out these amazing homemade Harry Potter recipes that you can make in your very own potions classroom...err, kitchen.
There might not be any potions inside, but these look delicious - I hope you like marshmallow filling! Find the recipe here.
Find the recipe for this perfect autumnal treat here.
You can easily make these at home without any recipe! All you need is some melting chocolate and frog-shaped molds.
Aren't they adorable? I just hope these ones don't have any dragon heartstrings inside... Find the recipe here.
This was possibly the most mysterious candy at Honeydukes in my mind, and this recipe makes them even more tantalizing.
Raise your hand if you thought these sounded repulsive. Everyone's hands should be up. Despite the revolting name, this recipe looks like it could change your mind about this particular sweet...
While these might not burn a hole through your tongue, they will certainly elicit a funny reaction. Learn how to make them here.
If you break your teeth on these, I take no responsibility for your actions. Recipe here.
Here it is, the moment you've been waiting for. The delightful beverage that we all dreamed about for years. The internet holds many versions of this beverage - hot, cold, and alcoholic - and you can find many of them here.
This is just a small selection of the amazing Harry Potter recipes the internet has to offer - and there is always room for new interpretations. Now stop reading and go get your cauldrons boiling!