Harry Potter's Over. Cope With Some Themed Eats.

Jul 12, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Calm down -- just because the Harry Potter movie franchise comes to an end this weekend with the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the Hogwarts kids will live on in these wizarding-inspired eats. Until they're devoured. Then commence moaning like Myrtle.

Of course, for the film's New York premiere, Ace of Cakes' Duff Goldman created Hogwarts in cake form.

Hogwarts, the most delicious school of wizardry. - Charm City Cakes
Charm City Cakes
Hogwarts, the most delicious school of wizardry.

Did anyone ever find out what, exactly, butterbeer is? Sandra Lee took a stab on Semi-Homemade Cooking. Shocking -- she didn't put booze in it. It's sweetened condensed milk, butterscotch topping, whipped butter and cream soda, served hot and sipped through a yellow Twizzler "straw." Anyone know the spell for fixing diabetes?

Butterbeer, Semi-Homemade-style. - Robin Wheeler
Robin Wheeler
Butterbeer, Semi-Homemade-style.

What's even cuter than Scabbers the rat? Why, a bento box celebrating each Hogwarts house. Everything's cuter in bento form.

Cute! Harry-Potter-bento-box cute! - cutestfood.com
Cute! Harry-Potter-bento-box cute!

They're pumpkin pasties, with a long "a." Paaaaaah-sties. Pumpkin paaaaaaaaay-sties are worn by strippers at Halloween parties. Regardless, a pasty's a Cornish hand pie, usually filled with savories. But we'll eat a pumpkin pasty.