Accio Harry Potter wedding dessert bar! #Food Porn#candy#candy buffet#harry potter May 16 | Megan Finley meggyfin We love Harry Potter weddings! Remember this one? Or this one? Or maybe it's just the perfect Save the Dates for your Harry Potter-themed wedding? Ooh! Or do you remember these incredible Daily Prophet wedding programs? Yeah, we're kind of huge Harry Potter wedding nerds. That's why when Tribesmaid MrsGraves13 mentioned she was planning a Harry Potter-themed dessert bar I just had to share some of her great ideas on how to stock it. If you're planning a Harry Potter-themed wedding, or party, check out these magical candy selections… Licorice "Wands" ZOT 100% Organic Chewy Licorice, Wands Chocolate frogs Harry Potter Chocolate Crispy Frog Or make your own chocolate fronts with a candy frog mold. Drooble's Best Blowing Gum Harry Potter Droobles Best Blowing Bubble Gum Cauldron cakes Make brownies and cut them out with this Copper Cauldron Cookie Cutter. Or you can do something super-fancy such as this. Cookie "Rock Cakes" Photo courtesy of Harry Potter Wiki. Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans Harry Potter Bertie Botts Every Flavour Jelly Beans Decorative tins Decorate your candy bar with these Harry Potter Honeydukes Tin Assortments Check out our entire tag full of Harry Potter weddings things. And then come back and let's talk about what YOU would include in your Harry Potter candy bar? Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Megan Finley is the LA-based Offbeat Empire editor. When she's not writing, editing, and sleeping, she's eating, drinking, and geeking. You can snoop into her personal life over on her website Funk in Deep Freeze! @meggyfin @meggyfin PREVIOUS Combine traditions and interests with a Henna & Halo party NEXT Flora-meets-fauna with antlers in a bouquet Show/Hide comments [ 11 ] This is a great idea! My FH and I are firmly against a "theme" wedding, but having a Harry Potter/Nintendo dessert bar would be the perfect way to integrate our favorite things from our youth. 1 agrees Reply i did a crazy, over the top harry potter birthday party for myself a couple of years ago. feel free to steal ideas if you like: http://spiritussancto.blogspot.ca/2011/11/harry-potter-food.html http://spiritussancto.blogspot.ca/2011/10/harry-potter-props-and-decorations.html i think my best ideas were the mix-your-own potions table full of booze and the spanikopita "parchment" rolls. sorry, not trying to whore my blog, just didn't want to write a novel here. i promise i'm not a pro and i make no money 2 agree Reply I may or may not steal some of these ideas for my man's 40th birthday. Which is on July 31. Yes, I have the coolest man in the world 🙂 3 agree Reply Rock cakes can be made from scratch too, and are fairly easy. They're a traditional tea item; a bit like a scone but the dough is dropped in spoonfuls onto the baking sheet, hence the rock-like appearance. 1 agrees Reply I love this idea. Last week or so I had thought of doing this for my wedding! I also found some sites for making chocolate frog boxes and Bertie Botts Every Flavor Bean boxes http://www.chicaandjo.com/2011/07/08/harry-potter-chocolate-frogs/ and http://harrypotterparaphernalia.blogspot.com/2012/01/bertie-botts-every-flavour-beans-box.html . The chocolate frog box even comes with a template to make personalized famous witch and wizard cards. These aren't my blogs just something I found whilst searching the web. 1 agrees Reply I saw the link for this on Offbeat Home and Life's Facebook, which reads "Create this Harry Potter candy bar." I thought it meant "candy bar" as in like "Snickers bar but Harry Potter-theme flavored" and damn near sprained my wrist trying to click it fast enough. *ahem* Reading comprehension. I has it. And this is VERY awesome too, don't get me wrong! I'd lose my shit if I found out that the wedding I was attending had a Harry Potter themed anything! Maybe I need cooler friends… Now if you'll excuse me, I'm off to daydream about how a DIY Harry Potter candy bar might taste… 3 agree Reply It would taste either amazing or really weird, depending on where we went within the theme. Reply Unfortunately, there are some concerns about the officially licensed Harry Potter chocolates that you mention in this post: http://thehpalliance.org/action/campaigns/nihn (The Harry Potter Alliance sells fair trade chocolate frogs, but they only sell them at certain times of year when it is cool enough to ship them, so they are not available now.) Reply I once made pumpkin pasties and butter beer to consume while watching A Very Potter Musical with friends. It was pretty much an amazing day. Reply Remember that Bertie Botts beans are a little hard to get right now, at least for me, something I found out the hard way when I had a valentine/harry potter party this year. They didn't sell any in any local stores. I even looked in a larger town an hour away, but I had order some from amazon. However, jelly belly does put out other strange flavor beans in their product beanboozed, which I enjoy cause you can't cheat and look at the back of the package for the flavors. No one wanted licorice wands, but when I got licorice smoking pipes from world market, they were a hit. I guess people were willing to try a disliked flavor in a different shape. I also tried to incorporate "weird" candy not listed in Harry Potter canon, like Zotz (they fizz in your mouth when you suck on them) or turtles redone as cockroach clusters. 1 agrees Reply Oh, the cockroach cluster idea is awesome! We did Jelly Belly's for our "Bertie Bott's" beans at our wedding. It was hard to find a large amount of Bertie ones and it would've got expensive. Plus who doesn't like walking out of the candy store with 10 pounds of jelly beans? I felt so boss that day. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.