Ready for a magical summer dessert? These Mermaid Popsicles with homemade Mermaid Magic Shell are the answer! You’ll love the shimmer and magical swirls that these mermaid pops have!
“This recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.”
Themed magic shell recipes/posts are some of my favorite. To be honest I wasn’t a fan of hard chocolate on ice cream when I was little. When I was little we could bring money on Fridays for ice cream day and while I also picked the “fudgesicle” there was an option called a “brown mule” which was a vanilla ice cream popsicle with a hard chocolate shell that I just thought was the worst thing in the entire world.
I’m not sure why my 3rd-grade mind was so set on hating that ice cream but for some reason or another, it became my most hated ice cream for YEARS. Thankfully a few years ago I made my own chocolate shell for ice cream at home and fell in love with it.
Last year I made Vampire Magic Shell for Halloween and I loved how it turned out so much that I knew I wanted to make some more “themed” chocolate shell recipes. So since I also love summer, I thought that Mermaid Magic Shell (Mermaid Popsicles) would be perfect for this year’s #SummerDessertWeek.
Then while I was trying to decide on how to make it and what it would look like, I thought about the Christmas Marbled Dipped Apples that I made for Christmas last year and BOOM, I knew what I was going to do!
First, we’re going to start with a white popsicle.
You can make your own white popsicle, maybe a white pudding popsicle or perhaps a vanilla yogurt pop? I decide to keep these super simple and went with a store bought coconut popsicle because it was the white color that I wanted.
You don’t HAVE to have white though! You can really use any popsicle color that you want. I just like the white.
So once you get your popsicles ready, it’s time to set everything ready for dipping.
You’re going to need melting candy coating in white, pink, purple and lime green. You’re also going to need some coconut oil and if you want to be fancy you can also use a bit of luster dust and candy pearls to give them the true mermaid look.
I also added some fun Belgian chocolate seashells to a few of my Mermaid Popsicles. At first I didn’t think I was going to like the seashells on there because they looks kind of out of place but once I dusted them with a bit of the pearl luster dust I thought that they looked pretty good on a few of them.
Want to do a little something extra with your Mermaid Popsicles? Make a bit of a boozy Mermaid Popsicle drink by placing a Mermaid Popsicle into a cute glass like these Mermaid glasses from Susquehanna Glass Co. and then pour in some bubbly champagne!
SPONSORED ITEMS USED IN THIS RECIPE:
- Susquehanna Glass Co. – Mermaid Glasses
If you need to see an example of how I drizzle my candy melts for my marbled dessert treats, I’ve got a few photos over on my Christmas Marbled Dipped Apples post!
You can also see some shots of how I dip my popsicles in homemade magic shell over on my Vampire Magic Shell post!
Mermaid Magic Shell (Mermaid Popsicles)
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Check out the amazing #SummerDessertWeek recipes from our bloggers today!
Ice Cream Recipes:
- Mermaid Magic Shell (Mermaid Popsicles) from Big Bear’s Wife
- S’mores Popsicles from My Sweet Zepol
- No Churn Frozen Hot Chocolate Ice Cream from 4 Sons ‘R’ Us
- Cherry Vanilla Ice Pops from The Domestic Kitchen
Pies of Summer:
- Strawberry Lemonade Pie from Daily Dish Recipes
- Raspberry Rosé Parfaits from Me and My Pink Mixer
- Peaches and Cream Ice Box Cake from A Southern Soul
- Cinnamon Twists from Eat Move Make
- Mixed Berry Crisp from The Bitter Side of Sweet
- Lemon Cornmeal Poundcake from Pastry Chef Online
- Strawberry Lemonade Bars from Sweet ReciPEAs
Welcome to the 2nd Annual #SummerDessertWeek event hosted by Angie from Big Bear’s Wife. This sweet week-long event is filled with fun dessert recipes from amazing bloggers and some great giveaways from our generous sponsors! We can’t wait to share all of these summer-themed desserts with y’all and celebrate summertime sweets all week long!
There are 23 wonderful bloggers participating in this year’s event! With over 60 recipes being shared this week we just know that you’re going to find a new summer favorite! Plus, don’t forget that we have 5 (five) great giveaways for you this week too!
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Prize #1 — Dixie Crystals is giving away one (1) Instant Pot (8 Qt) to one lucky winner!
Prize #2 — Adam’s Extract is giving away – One bottle of Adams Best Vanilla Flavor, Adams Best Prize Winning Pound Cake Mix, Adams Extract Twice as Stong Vanilla and Adams Extract Lemon Extract
Prize #3– Red Star Yeast is giving away a gift pack including an Insulated Tote Bag, Apron, “The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day” Cookbook, Yeast, Rolling Pin, Measuring Spoons, Oven Mit and Dish Towel
Prize #4 — Susquehanna Glass Co. is giving away one set (4 glasses) of Mermaids Stemless Wine Glasses. (like the Mermaid glasses you’ll see in some of our recipes this week!)
Prize #5 — Lodge Cast Iron is giving away one (1) 12-inch Cast Iron Skillet.
Giveaway open to US Residents 18 years or older. No PO Boxes Please. giveaway runs from July 9th until July 15th at 12AMEST. Winners will be selected soon afterward and contacted by e-mail. Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. There are a total of 5 (five) prizes and therefore we will have a total of 5 (five) winners.
Disclaimer: These posts and recipes are part of the week-long event, #SummerDessertWeek but all opinions are 100% mine! We would like to Thank our amazing sponsors: Dixie Crystals, Adam’s Extract, Red Star Yeast, Susquehanna Glass Co. and Lodge Cast Iron! These wonderful sponsors provided the prize packs for our giveaways and also sent samples and products to the #SummerDessertWeek bloggers to use in their recipes.