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Ever since I visited Hogsmeade at Universal Studios and tried the Butterbeer, I instantly became addicted and wanted more when I returned home. I tried different recipes until I was able come up with one very similar to what you get in the parks that you can now make at home. It’s delicious and non-alcoholic for young wizards. Enjoy this all year-long when you get that craving! Homemade Butterbeer Recipe Ingredients 3/4 bottle cream soda, chilled 1 Tbsp butter flavor 1 Tbsp heavy cream 1 tsp flavored rum extract Crushed ice Whipped cream cinnamon (optional) Directions Fill your mug 3/4…

A delicious glass of Olaf’s Vanilla Flavored Hot Milk always does the trick to warm up after a day in the snow. Not only does it taste great but has a hint of blue, topped with whipped cream and sprinkles for a Frozen inspired treat. This would also be a great addition to a Frozen themed party. Olaf’s Vanilla Flavored Hot Milk Ingredients 2 1/2 C Milk 2 1/2 C Half & half 1/4 C Sugar 2 tsp Vanilla Blue gel food coloring Whipped Cream 1 container of snowflake sprinkles Directions Pour the milk and half and half into a…

This is one hot chocolate I will not let go! The combination of the ingredients in this recipe for Frozen Blue Hot Chocolate makes this no ordinary hot chocolate. Kids (and adults) will love the taste and be asking for more. Enjoy a cup while watching the Disney movie Frozen! Frozen Blue Hot Chocolate (makes 5 cups) Ingredients 4 C whole milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 C Ghirardelli white chocolate wafers, cut into small pieces whipped cream several drops of blue gel food coloring corn syrup crushed candy Directions Combine milk, vanilla and white chocolate in a medium saucepan,…

This Death by Chocolate Starwars Hot Chocolate is something to get excited about as a new Starwars movie is coming out and the cooler weather is near. Homemade hot chocolate never tasted so good and filled with chocolate. YUM! Death by Chocolate Starwars Hot Chocolate Ingredients 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 cup white sugar 1 cup chocolate chip morsels 1/3 cup boiling water 3 1/2 cups milk 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup half-and-half cream Directions Combine the cocoa and sugar in a saucepan. Blend in the boiling water. Bring this mixture to an easy boil while you stir. Add in…

Nothing beats cooling off like a refreshing Watermelon Key Lime Slushie. With only 4 ingredients this is one simple recipe to make. Be sure to try my Raspberry Lemonade Slushie that is just as refreshing. Watermelon Key Lime Slushie Save Print Watermelon Key Lime Slushie Author: Shortcut Saver Recipe type: Beverage Serves: 3½ cups Ingredients 3 cup Watermelon cut in cubes 6-8 Key Limes ¼ cup Sugar 2 cup Ice Instructions Place watermelon in freezer for 1 hour. Zest key limes and the cut and squeeze juice. Add frozen watermelon to a blender. Add sugar, lime juice and lime zest. Pulse until…

It’s HOT out today!! To cool off I am making this Strawberry Limeade Recipe that only consists of 5 ingredients you may already have on hand. Not only does this drink tastes good but is also refreshing. Try it out! Strawberry Limeade Recipe Save Print Strawberry Limeade Recipe Author: Shortcut Saver Recipe type: Beverage Prep time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 8oz. Ingredients Sugar soak strawberries (1 C chopped strawberries + ½ C sugar) 1 lime Sprite Crushed ice Instructions In a large glass add in crushed ice. Smash up the sugar soaked strawberries. Add strawberries to glass and pour…

Berry Mango Smoothie Smoothies are a great way to start your day and making them is so easy. There are so many variations of smoothies to make and it helps you gets the nutrients you need. The Berry Mango Smoothie is a good one to make anytime and tastes so good. It is packed with a mixed berries, mango, and banana and turned into a delicious drink. Try this recipe out and you will see what I am talking about. “PIN IT”  by clicking the PIN button on the image above! Get more RECIPES from ShortCutSaver here! Save Print Berry…

We love a nice healthy smoothie in the morning for breakfast as it starts our day off right. My kids can never get enough and love to try different recipes. With the Mixed Berry Smoothie you can add a variety of berries along with some Greek yogurt and get a tasty drink each time. These are kid-friendly and great for breakfast, after school snack, or when you want a delicious drink. “PIN IT”  by clicking the PIN button on the image above! Get more RECIPES from ShortCutSaver here! Save Print Mixed Berry Smoothie Ingredients 1 cup frozen strawberries 1½…

Copycat Orange Julius A nice cold Orange Julius drink has been my favorite since I was a kid. With the cost of them these days I find myself not buying them so much. I came up with a Copycat recipe that tastes just like it and you can make it at home for a lot less. View the easy instructions below how to make your own. I used my Blendtec Blender to mix the ingredients together. “PIN IT”  by clicking the PIN button on the image above! Get more RECIPES from ShortCutSaver here! Save Print Copycat Orange Julius Ingredients…

I love a little flavor in my cup of coffee each morning. The one thing I don’t like is the extra calories you can consume with the flavoring alone. With this homemade skinny coffee creamer you can have 2 Tablespoons and not feel guilty. Two Tablespoons is about 115 calories and only 3 points if you follow the Weight Watchers Points Plus Program. With just 3 simple ingredients you can make your own homemade skinny coffee creamer to enjoy! “PIN IT”  by clicking the PIN button on the image above! Get more RECIPES from ShortCutSaver here! Save Print Skinny Coffee…