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Mermaid Donuts Recipe

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This Mermaid Donuts Recipe is the best! Made from biscuit dough and loaded with mermaid sprinkles. Anyone who loves mermaids will love these! One of the best donut recipes around!

These simple donuts take no time and would be excellent for a birthday party or a weekend breakfast. Seriously – they’re fun and yummy!

The great thing about making donuts is that you can enjoy them for breakfast or dessert. I say, why choose?

I don’t mind having a donut after dinner – I prefer it! That way, I can have that sweet flavor at the end of my day rather than at the beginning.

Mermaid Donuts Recipe

Since you get to use premade biscuit dough for this dish, it couldn’t be easier to make. It’s a fun way to show everyone that you have baking skills in the kitchen, and they won’t believe how good they are.

My boys love when I make donuts, and this recipe is one that they approve of. Adding the mermaid sprinkles is fun because I’m a big mermaid fan! They’re too cute to eat – almost!

I think that this would be an excellent addition to brunch as well!

Looking to throw a party that will make a splash? Look no further than our mermaid-themed treats!

Start off with a batch of these delicious Mermaid Donuts, paired perfectly with some Mermaid Ice Cream for a dessert combination that’s sure to delight your guests.

These two tasty treats make for an amazing and colorful display for all your attendees. But why stop there?

You can also offer up some mermaid jello or other snacks to really get the party into full swing!

And when it comes to presentation, we’ve got you covered. Arrange your treats in an enticing and attractive manner to create a truly unforgettable experience that will leave everyone talking for weeks to come!

How do I store homemade donuts to keep them fresh?

After dedicating time and effort to baking homemade donuts, it is important to store them properly to ensure their longevity and freshness.

The ideal storage method for homemade donuts is to place them in an airtight container, such as a plastic storage container or a zip-top bag.

It is important to ensure the container is completely sealed to prevent air from entering and making the donuts stale.

Alternatively, airtight containers with silicone lids can also be used to store homemade donuts. They provide a tight seal without the risk of breaking or cracking, which is common with plastic containers.

It is also advised to store the container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight or heat sources.

Following these steps will help to maintain the flavor and texture of homemade donuts, ensuring that they are fresh and delicious for days to come.

Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Easy Donut Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Best Donut Recipes:

Once you make this Colorful Donut Recipe, it’s time to see what other donuts you can make at home! The list below has some of my favorites – and I think you’ll see why!

This Adorably Delicious Unicorn Donuts Recipe is another fun snack for the kids!

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Make these Dog Donuts for your family pet! The perfect treat for pups!

These Apple Chocolate Chips Donuts are one of a kind delicious!

Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts are one of my favorite fall treats!

My kids love when I make this Decadent Andes Mint Donuts Recipe!

If you want a new fun flavor and look, try and make these Perfect Mini Donut Maker Recipes!

What do I make mini donuts out of a regular donut recipe?

If you have a craving for mini donuts and have a regular donut recipe on hand, making mini donuts out of your original recipe is quite simple.

The first thing you will need is a mini donut baking pan, which can easily be found in most cookware stores or online.

Next, prepare your regular donut recipe as you normally would, being mindful of the cooking time as mini donuts require less time to cook.

Once the batter is prepared, carefully spoon it into each of the mini donut molds, filling them about two-thirds of the way. It’s important to not overfill the molds as the dough will rise during the baking process.

Place the pan in the oven at the recommended temperature and bake for the appropriate time, usually 8 to 10 minutes.

Once they are fully cooked, remove the pan from the oven and allow the mini donuts to cool before removing them from the molds.

With care and attention to detail, making mini donuts out of a regular donut recipe can be a fun and tasty way to switch things up in the kitchen.

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Mermaid Donuts Recipe

Mermaid Donuts Recipe

Yield: 8 donuts
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

This Mermaid Donuts Recipe is the best way to make donuts. Find out how easy it is!


  • 1 can biscuit dough
  • 1 1/2 cups Powdered Icing Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Green, Blue, and Purple Food Dye
  • 1/4 cup Mermaid Sprinkles
  • Oil (you will need about 4 cups of oil, but the amount may vary depending on the size of pan. You want 3-4 inches of oil to be able to fry.)


  1. Put a cooling rack over a baking sheet. Set aside.
  2. Put the oil into a Dutch oven and turn on medium heat. Use a candy thermometer to ensure that you bring the oil to a temperature of 350 degrees.
  3. Cut out the middle of each biscuit and then stretch the dough to make a bigger hole.
  4. Once the oil is hot, fry each donut individually for 1 minute per side. They should be golden brown.
  5. Set each cooked donut on the cooking rack.
  6. To make the glaze, sift the powdered sugar into a bowl and then whisk in the vanilla and milk.
  7. Add one drop of blue, green, and purple to separate areas of the glaze, then take a knife and swirl the colors together. This makes it look marbled.
  8. Dip the cooked donut into the glaze, then set it back on the cooling rack. Add sprinkles.
  9. Let the glaze set for about 30 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 147Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 71mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 0gSugar: 24gProtein: 1g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 5/10/2023

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