Harry Potter Copycat Pumpkin Juice

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Make this Harry Potter Copycat Pumpkin Juice from the wizarding world of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. This non-alcoholic punch is a perfect fall drink for kids and adults (vegan, gluten-free).

Pumpkin juice served in a glass.
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About Pumpkin Juice

If you are a Harry Potter fan and have been to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, you will know what Pumpkin Juice is. But if you haven’t, let me tell you all about it.

As per popular fiction books, Harry Potter Pumpkin Juice is a popular non-alcoholic drink served at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

This Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Copycat Pumpkin Juice is made from pumpkins and other simple ingredients and is spiked with fall spices. It has a distinctive orange color and a smooth pumpkin flavor.

Harry Potter and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley are all fans of the drink. Pumpkin juice is also mentioned in the Harry Potter books as a favorite of Hagrid, the gamekeeper at Hogwarts.

Pumpkin juice is popular at Hogwarts and in the wizarding world. It can be bought at many places in Diagon Alley, the wizarding shopping street in London, and is served on the Hogwarts Express train that takes students to and from the school.

Coming out of fiction, this copycat drink recipe can be easily made at home.

You can serve this magical treat hot or chill for a few hours before serving.

It is a delicious drink for theme parties, birthdays, Halloween parties, and even Thanksgiving dinners. It is also rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene and is a great drink for kids.

My Harry Potter Pumpkin Juice Recipe is vegan and gluten-free. It serves 10 people, but you can easily half, double, or triple the recipe per your requirements.

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Ingredients

Pumpkin Juice Ingredients.

Apple Cider – Nonalcoholic apple cider gives this juice a sweet, crisp taste that is perfect for the fall season and complements the pumpkin well.

You can replace apple cider with apple juice, too.

Don’t confuse apple cider with apple cider vinegar.

Orange Juice – Use fresh or canned orange juice.

Pear Nectar – Pear nectar gives the juice a nice flavor and sweetness. Opt for good-quality nectar for the best taste. You will find it in the juice aisle of your grocery store or supermarket.

You can also use apricot nectar or peach nectar instead of pear nectar.

Apricot Juice or Peach Juice also works fine.

Pumpkin Puree – It is the star ingredient of this pumpkin drink. You can buy canned pumpkin puree or make it home using my easy-peasy Pumpkin Puree recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Spice – Pumpkin pie spice makes this drink warm and cozy. This should not be missed.

You can make it home using my easy Pumpkin Pie Spice recipe or buy a bottle.

Brown Sugar – Adjust the amount of brown sugar as per your taste. If not brown sugar, you can add white sugar too.

Vanilla Extract – It rounds the flavors well. You can use a scraped vanilla bean instead of vanilla extract for a more potent vanilla flavor.

You can add some grated fresh ginger and some nutmeg to this recipe.

How To Make Pumpkin Juice

Combine

  • 4 cups of non-alcoholic apple cider
  • 3 cups of orange juice
  • 2 cups pear nectar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

in a large pot.

Heat on medium-high heat until the juice just starts to boil, stirring frequently to avoid scorching at the bottom of the pan.

All the ingredients except vanilla added to a pot.

Once the juice comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cook for 10-15 minutes. Stir frequently.

Finally, add 2 teaspoon vanilla extract and mix well. Serve hot or chill for 4-5 hours before serving.

You can add a cinnamon stick to the serving glass to stir the juice.

Vanilla extract added to ready pumpkin juice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use pumpkin pie filling to make this juice?

Yes, you can. Replace pumpkin puree with pumpkin filling, but skip adding pumpkin spice and sugar. The pumpkin pie filling already has sugar and spices added to it.

Pro Tips By Neha

Pass the juice through a fine mesh strainer if the pumpkin puree has not dissolved properly.

Spike it with any alcohol of your choice (bourbon, rum, vodka, tequila, etc) to make an adult version.

You can use apricot or peach nectar in place of pear nectar. If these nectars are unavailable, you can puree the fruits with water and use the puree in the recipe.

You can pour your pumpkin juice straight from a large pitcher, but use a ladle to serve it from a large pot or a cauldron for extra fun.

Serving Suggestions

Pumpkin juice is a perfect drink for a Halloween party, Thanksgiving dinner, a fall get-together, or a normal chilly evening when you are tucked inside your blanket and feel like sipping on something warm and comforting.

If you prefer a cozy beverage, gently warm the pumpkin juice on the stovetop or microwave until it reaches your desired temperature. Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg for extra warmth and aroma. It’s perfect for chilly evenings or when you’re looking for a comforting drink.

One of the simplest ways to serve pumpkin juice is to chill it thoroughly and serve it in a glass filled with ice cubes. This option is refreshing, especially during warm weather or as a thirst-quencher at parties.

Transform pumpkin juice into a festive mocktail by adding a splash of sparkling water or ginger ale. Garnish with a cinnamon stick, a slice of orange, or a sprinkle of nutmeg to elevate its presentation. This option is great for parties and gatherings, adding a touch of celebration to your drink selection.

It can be a fantastic base for creating autumn-inspired cocktails. Pair it with spiced rum, bourbon, or vodka, and experiment with complementary flavors such as ginger or caramel. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or a twist of orange peel to add an elegant touch.

Storage Suggestions

You can store Harry Potter’s pumpkin juice in an airtight container for 4-5 days.

Reheat in a microwave or a pot over the stovetop to serve it warm.

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Make this Harry Potter Copycat Pumpkin Juice from the wizarding world of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. This non-alcoholic punch is a perfect fall drink for kids and adults (vegan, gluten-free).
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Easy Harry Potter Copycat Pumpkin Juice Recipe

Make this Harry Potter Copycat Pumpkin Juice from the wizarding world of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. This non-alcoholic punch is a perfect fall drink for kids and adults.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Servings: 10 people

Ingredients 

  • 4 cups non-alcoholic apple cider (or apple juice)
  • 3 cups orange juice (fresh or canned)
  • 2 cups pear nectar (or pear juice)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
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Instructions 

  • Combine apple cider, orange juice, pear nectar, brown sugar, pumpkin puree, and pumpkin pie spice in a large pot.
  • Heat on medium-high heat until the juice just starts to boil, stirring frequently to avoid scorching at the bottom of the pan.
  • Once the juice comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cook for 10-15 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • Finally, add vanilla extract and mix well. Serve hot or chill for 4-5 hours before serving.
  • You can add a cinnamon stick to the serving glass to stir the juice.

Notes

Pass the juice through a fine-mesh strainer if the pumpkin puree has not dissolved properly.
Spike it with any alcohol of your choice (bourbon, rum, vodka, tequila, etc) to make an adult version.
You can use apricot or peach nectar in place of pear nectar. If these nectars are not available, you can just puree the fruits with some water and use the puree in the recipe.
You can pour your pumpkin juice straight from a large pitcher but for extra fun, use a ladle to serve it from a large pot or a cauldron.
My Harry Potter Pumpkin Juice Recipe serves 10 people but you can easily half, double, or triple the recipe as per your requirements.

Nutrition

Calories: 158kcal, Carbohydrates: 39g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 14mg, Potassium: 305mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 33g, Vitamin A: 7626IU, Vitamin C: 4mg, Calcium: 37mg, Iron: 1mg
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    1. You can store harry potter’s pumpkin juice in an airtight container for 4-5 days. Reheat in a microwave or in a pot over the stove top before serving.