Sweet and Creamy Butterbeer Ice Cream

Butterbeer Ice Cream

If you can't make it to Florean Fortescue's Ice Cream Parlor in Diagon Alley, then this homemade no-churn butterbeer ice cream is for you!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, British
Keyword butterscotch, Harry Potter, ice cream
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cooling Time 8 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 802kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



Butterscotch Syrup

  • 4 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt

Ice Cream

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk


Butterscotch Syrup

  • Have all ingredients measured and ready for butterscotch
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat
  • Add in brown sugar and stir until wet from butter
  • Stir occasionally until the mixture looks molten, about 3-5 minutes
  • Turn the heat to low and add the cream, whisking to combine
  • Turn heat up to medium and cook until it reaches 225F on a candy thermometer, about 10 minutes, whisking occasionally
  • Turn off the heat and let the syrup rest for a few minutes
  • Transfer to a heat-resistant container and let cool to room temperature (anywhere from 1-3 hours)
  • Once cool, add the vanilla and salt and stir to combine
  • Store in an airtight glass jar in the refrigerator for up to one month

Ice Cream

  • In a stand mixer or with an electric mixer, whip the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks form
  • Stir in the sweetened condensed milk until the mixture is thick and fluffy
  • Add about 1/3 cup of the butterscotch syrup and mix until combined
  • Pour the ice cream into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper
  • Drizzle 1-2 tbsp of butterscotch syrup on top and use a toothpick to swirl
  • Freeze the ice cream for at least 6 hours or overnight until it's set
  • When serving, drizzle more butterscotch syrup on top if deisred


Calories: 802kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 591mg | Potassium: 375mg | Sugar: 71g | Vitamin A: 2015IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 291mg | Iron: 0.4mg