Event Details
Saturday, November 7, 1:00pm to
3:00 pm
Zoom Event
Event Description

Have you ever wished you could eat the delicious food from Harry Potter? Now you can! We will make cupcakes from scratch and then use a little bit of baking magic to turn them into cauldron cakes. You will need access to an oven, so be sure to check with a grown up before registering and attending this program.

Be sure to have the following ingredients and supplies available to participate in the program:

Ingredients (no need to premeasure ingredients, we will do that together):

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or canola oil (or melted coconut oil)
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature  
  • 1 container of white frosting - it can be vanilla, butter cream, cream cheese, whatever your prefer as long as it's white
  • green food coloring
  • 12 ounces or 1 1/2 cups of semi sweet or dark chocolate (baking bar preferred, but chips will work)
  • optional: extra chocolate chips to make feet for your cauldrons.
  • a few tablespoons of butter at room temperature to grease the baking pan


  • Oven or Large Toaster Oven
  • Muffin Tin
  • 2 Baking sheets/trays - one large, one small/medium
  • Oven Mitts
  • Zip top plastic baggie (snack or sandwich size preferred, but any size works as long as it has a zip top)
  • Large, medium and small mixing bowls
  • whisk
  • Spatula
  • spoon
  • butter knife
  • parchment paper
  • measuring spoons and cups
  • ruler (optional but helpful for making cauldron handles)
No Library Card Required
Kids Minimum Age
4th Grade
Kids Maximum Age
6th Grade

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