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Cauldron Cakes

As I’m sure you all know, CaraMcGee’s Ronald Weasley tea blend on is delicious.

Now, my boyfriend has a delicious apple pancake recipe, that I honestly think needed something…more.

Then I thought… “I need to make Moriartea Pancakes.” Then, I thought “omg. no. CAULDRON cakes”. And promptly began thinking of Mrs Weasley - what a great cook she was, and how, well.. how feeding 7 children, 6 of them boys, she’d need filling, delicious Cauldron Cakes!

One ponderous thought and my shiny brand-new stand mixer, out came these dense, filling, DELICIOUS pancakes!

Weasley Cauldron Cakes:

  • 1c raisins, boiled for 10 minutes in apple juice and a spoonful of brown sugar - reserve the apple juice
  • 1 and 1/2c strong (very strong) Ronald Weasley tea
  • 1 and 1/2c milk (you can also steep some tea in this for extra-win)
  • 2 apples, grated (used here 1 gala, 1 crispin, because that’s what I had.)
  • 1c quick oats
  • 3c all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • heap big spoonful of brown sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • butter for cooking. Lots of butter ♥


  1. Make sure your tea has cooled - I cheated and used my fake ice cubes (the plastic ones where the insides freeze but the outside is plastic) - so you don’t cook the eggs.
  2. Combine flour, oatmeal, eggs, and water in mixer. You kind of want the consistency of yogurt.
  3. Add your spices and almond/vanilla extracts, along with that brown sugar.
  4. Add grated apples and the raisins, adding milk as needed. This batter is VERY THIRSTY. You will probably end up needing all of the milk. I needed all of the milk and some of my raisin-boiling apple juice.
  5. Melt butter in a frying pan - we use two at a time so this goes more quickly, and use a nice pat of butter per pan.
  6. Cook on both sides - THESE DO NOT RISE. They brown and are yummy and dense and delicious.  When the edges start to brown, see how wiggly it is and check underneath. Then flip it and cook until brown. Add more butter between panakes.
  7. Repeat until batter is gone - you can stash finished pancakes between two plates, or in a warm oven.
  8. Serve; add butter and/or sugar, brown sugar, caramel sauce, or syrup to your liking. Or eat plain. These are delicious.

Servings: About 4. We’ve never seen anyone eat more than 2 and a half and not regret it shortly thereafter. These are dense, and fruity, and filling; It’d be no wonder if when at Hogwarts, Ron misses his mum’s cauldron cakes!!

Other tea recipes:
Harry Potter Pumpkin Muffins
Luna Lovegood Sugar Cookies

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    onecelestialbeing - skip the tea, and add vanilla, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves to the 1.5c apple juice you boil...
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