You can use store-bought cupcakes or bake your own cupcakes as the base for these Harry Potter birthday cupcakes. If you're baking your own, try my chocolate coconut cupcakes recipe or my fresh strawberry cupcakes recip.
And don't forget to fill out your party with more Harry Potter-themed treats. Elaine Lemm, our Guide to British Food, shares a bevy of fun Harry Potter party recipes, some of which are definitely not traditional party fare! And be sure to whip up a batch of Home Cooking Guide Peggy Trowbridge Filippone's butterbeer recipe. There's no alcohol in her version - only great flavor!