Easy to Make Mermaid Float

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We are in the thick of summer and it’s so very hot here in Southern Arizona! Yesterday was 110 degrees in the shade and when it’s like that, my family goes looking for ANY way to cool down. Usually, this means that at least once daily we are either in some kind of body of water or drinking something cold. This summer we have found a new favorite drink that combines both of these favorite things.  Today, Let me introduce you to the easiest to make and most delicious Mermaid Float EVER!

Cool off this summer with a delicious and easy to make-at-home #mermaid float! #desserts #drinks #kidrecipes

Cool off this summer with a delicious and easy to make-at-home #mermaid float! #desserts #drinks #kidrecipes



This float was created one day when my 8-year-old daughter was flipping around the backyard pool in her mermaid fin and asked me what special drink mermaids enjoy? I told her mermaid floats of course, and then went to town creating a fun drink that I was sure any mermaid would really enjoy!

 

Cool off this summer with a delicious and easy to make-at-home #mermaid float! #desserts #drinks #kidrecipes

 

Cool off this summer with a delicious and easy to make-at-home #mermaid float! #desserts #drinks #kidrecipes



Making a mermaid float is super easy. All you need are a few ingredients!

  • Cotton Candy Flavored Ice Cream or some other type of blue flavored ice cream
  • Sprite/ 7-up or another like soda
  • Whipped Topping
  • Ocean or Mermaid-themed Sprinkles!

To make your float, add about 3 or 4 generous scoops of ice cream to a cup. A clear glass or cup is best so that your mermaid lover can see the swirling, bubbling magic that happens when you add the soda.

Cool off this summer with a delicious and easy to make-at-home #mermaid float! #desserts #drinks #kidrecipes

Next, add your soda. Make sure to not overfill the glass and leave a little space at the top of the cup so that you can add a generous dollop of whipped topping and sprinkles!

Cool off this summer with a delicious and easy to make-at-home #mermaid float! #desserts #drinks #kidrecipes



And that’s all you need in order to enjoy your own mermaid floats right at home!

Cool off this summer with a delicious and easy to make-at-home #mermaid float! #desserts #drinks #kidrecipes




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Jen

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Comments

  1. Perfect timing as we leave for Disney later this week. So, totally going to make mermaid floats here to celebrate Little Mermaid Style now 🥰

  2. We’re just coming out of a heatwave and I could have used one or two of those these past few days.

    Have a fabulous day and week, Jen. ♥
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  3. Oh my goodness – we do keep Sprite in the house for magical things, and this qualifies. I just need those sprinkles and then I’m good! (yes, we really do somehow have cotton candy ice cream)

  4. So cute! Love the mermaid-theme sprinkles! We have a great bake shop near us with lots of supplies. I’ll have to see if they have those. Happy summer!
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