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Mermaid Cake Recipe

Mermaid Cake Recipe

The Kimmel family of Montebello, New York, sent us the blueprint for this outstanding mermaid cake, which is large enough to feed a big group of seven-year-olds.


  • 1 baked 8-inch round cake
  • 1 baked 13- x 9- x 2-inch cake
  • 12 baked cupcakes
  • 8 cups frosting (white, blue and yellow)
  • Necco wafers (pink, green and purple)
  • 2 green Necco wafers and 2 blue M&M's for eyes
  • Shoestring licorice eyelashes
  • Fruit by the Foot mouth
  • Colored sugar


Mermaid Cake Recipe step 1

1. Cut and arrange the cakes as shown in the small photos.

Mermaid Cake Recipe step 2

2. Frost the mermaid's tail blue and cover it with Necco wafers. Frost the head and body white and the bikini top blue.

3. Add the candy eyes and mouth. Frost the cupcake curls yellow, then sprinkle on colored sugar for marine sheen.