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Mermaid Party Donut DIY
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Colorful Mermaid Party Donuts with Candy Shells in Minutes!

Colorful Mermaid Party Donuts that can be ready in minutes. These semi-homemade blue & purple dipped donuts are so easy even kids can help make them!
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Servings: 12 donuts
Calories: 336cal
Cost: $10


  • Bowls
  • Microwave
  • Measuring cups and spoons


  • 12 store-bought donuts
  • 3 tablespoons Sprinkles Mix
  • 16 ounces vanilla frosting divided to how many colors you choose*
  • cup Wilton Vanilla Candy Wafers melted
  • neon purple & blue food coloring


  • In a microwave, using 30-second intervals, melt vanilla candy wafers until creamy.
  • Pour into the shell mold and place in the refrigerator until solid. (about 8 mins)- pop out shells and set aside.
  • Divide the frosting into two microwave safe bowls and melt for 30 seconds or until creamy.
  • Drop 3 drops of each coloring into the melted frosting, and mix each.
  • Dip each donut into the color of your choice and place them on a wire cooling rack to drip.
  • Sprinkle with sprinkles, and add a candy shell to each.
  • Allow to cure for 15 minutes or longer.


Nutritional values vary and are meant to be a guide.


Serving: 1donut | Calories: 336cal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg