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A Peppermint Toad is a magical peppermint cream shaped like a toad which "hops realistically in the stomach" when it is consumed.[1]

History

These sweets are sold at Honeydukes in Hogsmeade.[1][2] One day in 1993, the day after a weekend trip to the village and the first day of the holidays, Harry Potter found Ron Weasley rubbing his stomach as he ate a Peppermint Toad, presumably because it was jumping around inside him.[3] Later that same school year, during a party in Gryffindor Tower celebrating Gryffindor's victory over Ravenclaw at Quidditch, George Weasley threw Peppermint Toads bought at Honeydukes into the crowd of Gryffindors.[2]

Behind the scenes

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Peppermint Toads 1

A box of Peppermint Toads

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 10
  2. 2.0 2.1 Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 14
  3. Prisoner of Azkaban, Ch. 11