- 1 tsp flour
- 3 tbsp caster sugar
- 8 egg yolks
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup (250ml) pouring cream
- 250g unsalted butter, room temperature, cubed
- 1 tsp Queen Mermaid Magic Flavour for Icing
- Queen Rose Pink Food Colour
- Queen Blue Food Colour Gel
- 200ml thickened cream
- 1 tsp Queen Natural Organic Vanilla Essence-Extract
- Dr. Oetker Mermaid Party Pal Icing Decorations
- Dr. Oetker Neon Sugar
Method - Custard
Combine flour, sugar and egg yolks in a large microwave safe bowl, whisking until smooth. Add cream, milk and Mermaid Magic Flavour for Icing, whisking to combine.
Microwave in 1 minute bursts, whisking in between until thick and smooth.
Once custard has thickened, add butter and whisk until melted and and fully combined. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 3 hours.
Split custard into three bowls. Colour one pink (1 tsp Rose Pink Colour), one blue (1 drop Blue Gel) and one purple (3 drops Rose Pink Colour + 1 drop Blue Gel). Transfer into three separate piping bags.
In a separate bowl, add cream and Vanilla and whip to stiff peaks. Place whipped cream in a piping bag fitted with a 1M tip and set aside.
Method - Pink Ganache
Place chocolate and cream in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 20 second bursts, mixing in between until smooth.
Add Rose Pink colour and Mermaid Magic Flavour for Icing, mixing quickly until well combined. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside to cool completely, before transferring to a piping bag.
Method - Assembly
Drizzle the inside of your serving cup (approx. 250ml) with pink ganache. Add a dab of ganache to the Mermaid Icing Decorations and stick to the outside of serving cups.
Pipe custard in layers, starting with purple, followed by pink and blue. Pipe a swirl of whipped cream on top. Add a mermaid tail Icing Decoration on top, sprinkle with pink Neon Sugar then finish with two pink striped paper straws!