Hosting an Under the Sea themed party? Add a little mermaid magic to your menu with these deliciously thick and creamy puddings… Guaranteed to make a real splash with your guests!



Mermaid Custard
  1. 1 tsp flour
  2. 3 tbsp caster sugar
  3. 8 egg yolks
  4. 1 cup milk
  5. 1 cup (250ml) pouring cream
  6. 250g unsalted butter, room temperature, cubed
  7. 1 tsp Queen Mermaid Magic Flavour for Icing
  8. Queen Rose Pink Food Colour
  9. Queen Blue Food Colour Gel
  10. 200ml thickened cream
  11. 1 tsp Queen Natural Organic Vanilla Essence-Extract
  12. Dr. Oetker Mermaid Party Pal Icing Decorations
  13. Dr. Oetker Neon Sugar
Pink Ganache
  1. 200g white chocolate
  2. 100ml thickened cream
  3. 1 tsp Queen Mermaid Magic Flavour for Icing
  4. 2 tsp Queen Rose Pink Food Colour

Method - Custard

  1. Step 1

    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.

  2. Step 2

    Microwave in 1 minute bursts, whisking in between until thick and smooth.

  3. Step 3

    Once custard has thickened, add butter and whisk until melted and and fully combined. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 3 hours.

  4. Step 4

    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.

  5. Step 5

    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

  1. Step 1

    Place chocolate and cream in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave in 20 second bursts, mixing in between until smooth.

  2. Step 2

    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

  1. Step 1

    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.

  2. Step 2

    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!

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