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Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board

What would you get if you combined the sorting hat from Harry Potter with a frosting board? You would get an amazing Harry Potter sorting hat frosting board! This fun and easy project is perfect for any Harry Potter fan, and it's a great way to show your love for the series. Follow these simple steps to create your very own Harry Potter sorting hat frosting board.

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If you've ever wondered which Hogwarts House you'd be sorted into, look no further than this Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board! Make some fun treats and this delicious frosting board, and you'll be dipping and dunking in no time. 

Whether you belong to Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin, one thing is for sure, and this frosting board will have it all settled! 

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board

Why You’ll Love This Frosting Board 

  • A fun and easy little twist to the usual frosting board made with simple ingredients, and this is a great way to enjoy your Harry Potter movie night.
  • The Frosting Board makes a stunning presentation and is ideal for a fun movie marathon evening with family or friends. You can make an amazing display for any occasion by combining beautiful and versatile items!]
  • It not only creates a more colorful and festive table setting, but it is also a fun way to serve a variety of snacks.
  • Frosting boards are popular for a good reason. You only need a basic understanding of the different types of ingredients to get started.

Frosting boards have been all the rage recently, and today we're jumping on board with a twist! Instead of the usual butter, we are using frosting to make a colorful and tasty frosting board that will be the talk of your next Harry Potter movie marathon!

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

The full ingredient list and directions are found below in the printable recipe card.

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Equipment Needed to Make Frosting Board

Ingredients For Your Frosting Board 

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

How To Make A Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board

 Step 1: Grind the Butterscotch Chips 

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Start by grinding your butterscotch chips. You can do this with a food processor or chop them small with a knife.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Then, place them in a bowl for later.

Step 2: Make the Frosting

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Next, gather your butter, powdered sugar, cream soda, cookie nip flavoring, heavy whipping cream, and ground butterscotch chips.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Get a large bowl, and place it in the bowl starting with your butter.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Using an electric mixer, mix the butter until it is light and fluffy. This takes about 3 minutes.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Then, gradually add your powdered sugar, cream soda, cookie nip, and heavy whipping cream.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Mix the ingredients with your electric mixer until everything is combined and smooth. This takes about 2 to 3 minutes.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Lastly, fold in about half of the ground butterscotch.

Once the frosting is complete, separate the frosting equally into 4 small bowls.

Step 3: Color the Frosting

Get your green, navy blue, burgundy, and yellow food gel color, and line each color up next to one of the small bowls.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Put 2 drops of food gel color in each bowl and mix the frosting using your spatula and gel color in each bowl one at a time.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

You can add more color if needed, but remember to don’t add too much because it can change the taste.

Step 4: Assemble the Board

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Make sure your cutting board is clean and dry.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Starting with your green frosting, use your spatula and place the frosting on the top portion of the board.

Be sure to leave a good amount of space on the edges, about a half inch, to add snacks later.

Using your spatula, spread the green icing in a zig-zag pattern to create a cool texture effect. 

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Repeat this step with each color until all 4 house colors are on the board.

Step 5: Finishing Touches

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Now to decorate your board, add the remaining ground butterscotch chips according to your taste level.

Sprinkle your Harry Potter blend sprinkles over each color of frosting on the board.

Place your pretzels and crackers on opposite corners of the board.

Put the cookies along the side, then move your Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board to a flat surface or table to serve.

Enjoy sorting your houses with snacks. Serve and enjoy!

This recipe yields 1 board and can be prepared in around 35 minutes.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

What to Serve with Your Frosting Board

Appetizer or Dessert

This frosting board will look lovely on any table. Your guests' mouths will water for more with a fun assortment of sweet little snacks.

 Drinks

Serve with champagne or sparkling wine for a more traditional twist.

The sugar on this board can also be offset with a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

Popular Substitutions & Additions

Aim for variety, as this board can be completely customized to your liking. There are no limitations to what you can add on this board.

Perhaps you could design your board around a specific theme or color scheme.

All the snacks surrounding the board are optional and can be substituted for something else.

A fun way to enjoy this board is to let each person choose a snack and then scoop frosting based on their Hogwarts house.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

For a little extra flair, try adding the following:

  • fresh fruits and vegetables
  • mixed nuts
  • something salty to balance out the sweetness
  • pre-packaged/homemade desserts

Also, remember to adjust the amount of butterscotch to your taste.

For some people, the more butterscotch, the better.

Also, before adding your frosting, line your board with parchment paper for easy cleanup.

For this recipe, a standard cut-out cookie recipe was used to make the witch-hat cookies.

How To Store Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board

Best Way To Store Frosting Board Leftover

Transfer frosting to an airtight container, such as a plastic or glass food container, to keep it at room temperature.

Refrigerate homemade frosting if you want to keep it longer than a few days.

How Long Will Frosting Board Last In the Fridge?

Homemade frosting can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Can I Freeze Frosting Board 

If you only have a small amount of frosting that you know you won't use within a week, the freezer is your best bet for storing it. Buttercream frosting can be stored in the freezer for up to three months.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

 Frosting Board FAQs

Can I keep the frosting board in the refrigerator?

No, while it is not necessary to refrigerate the entire board, knowing which items are better at room temperature will improve the overall experience.

Can you serve this on any board? 

Yes, you can use any shape or size of board you want; it doesn't have to be wooden; anything will do, including round lazy Susan-type boards or large rounds with handles.

Can this charcuterie board have a healthier and guilt-free version? 

Yes, vegan alternatives, gluten-free, sugar-free, and minimally processed ingredients can be used on the frosting board for a healthier option.

Can I make this board in as little as 10 minutes? 

Yes. If you prepared homemade frosting in advance, assembling this board can be done in as little as 10 minutes. With this, you can arrange the items on the board as easily and swiftly as possible.

Can I make this charcuterie board with store-bought items? 

Yes! That's what makes assembling a frosting board so simple. However, store-bought items such as cookies and candies can also be used.

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Other Frosting Board Recipes You’ll Love

Frosting boards have recently become popular, and we're jumping on board with a twist today!

We're using frosting instead of butter to make a colorful and tasty frosting board that will be the talk of your next Harry Potter movie marathon!

If you've ever wondered which Hogwarts House you'd be assigned to, this Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board is the answer!

You'll be dipping and dunking in no time if you make some fun treats and use this delicious frosting board. 

Whether you're a Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin, one thing is certain, this frosting board will settle it all!

You can try these fun and fascinating recipes in addition to this frosting board:

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board Recipe

Harry Potter Sorting Hat Frosting Board

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What would you get if you combined the sorting hat from Harry Potter with a frosting board? You would get an amazing Harry Potter sorting hat frosting board! This fun and easy project is perfect for any Harry Potter fan, and it's a great way to show your love for the series. Follow these simple steps to create your very own Harry Potter sorting hat frosting board.
Prep Time 35 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert, Frosting Board
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Board

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 Cup Butterscotch Chips
  • 8 Tablespoons room temperature Salted Butter
  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Cream Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Cookie Nip flavoring OR 1/2 Teaspoon Caramel and 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Tablespoons Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Green Food Color
  • Burgundy Food Color
  • Yellow Food Color
  • Navy Blue Food Color
  • Harry Potter Sprinkles optional
  • Sugar Cookies
  • Pretzels
  • Crackers

Instructions
 

  • Start by grinding your butterscotch chips. You can do this with a food processor or chop them really small with a knife. Place them in a bowl for later.
  • Next, gather your butter, powdered sugar, cream soda, cookie nip flavoring, heavy whipping and ground butterscotch chips.
  • Get a large bowl and starting with your butter, place it in the bowl. Using an electric mixer, mix the butter until it is light and fluffy. This takes about 3 minutes.
  • Next, add your powdered sugar, cream soda, cookie nip, and heavy whipping cream. Mix the ingredients with your electric mixer until everything is combined and smooth. About 2-3 minutes.
  • Lastly, fold in about half of the ground butterscotch.
  • Once the frosting is complete, separate the frosting equally into 4 small bowls.
  • Get your green, navy blue, burgundy, & yellow food gel color and line each color up next to one of the small bowls.
  • Put 2 drops of food gel color in each bowl. Mix the frosting using your spatula and gel color in each bowl one at a time. You can add more color if needed, but don’t add too much because it can change the taste.
  • Make sure your cutting board is clean and dry.
  • Starting with your green frosting, use your spatula and place the frosting on the top portion of the board. Be sure to leave a good amount of space on the edges about a half inch to add snacks later.
  • Using your spatula, spread the green icing in a zig zag pattern to create a cool texture effect.
  • Repeat this step with each color until all 4 house colors are on the board.
  • Now to decorate your board add the remaining ground butterscotch chips according to your taste level.
  • Sprinkle your Harry Potter blend sprinkles over each color of frosting on the board.
  • Place your pretzels and crackers on opposite corners of the board. Put the cookies along the side.
  • Move your Harry Potter House Color Frosting Board to a flat surface or table to serve.
  • Enjoy Sorting your houses with snacks.

Notes

Sprinkle butterscotch according to your taste buds. The more butterscotch the better for some people’s taste.
All the snack that surround the board are optional and can be switched out for something of your choosing.
A fun way to enjoy this board is to let everyone choose a snack and then scoop frosting according to their Hogwarts house.
To make for an easy clean up, you can put parchment paper on your board before adding your frosting.
The witch hat cookies were made using a standard cut out cookie recipe
Witch hat Cookie Cutter
This recipe is for one board that can be 12-16 servings depending on the size you scrape off with your board using your surrounding snacks.
Keyword Frosting, Frosting Board, Harry Potter

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