Magical Mermaid Toast Recipe

This mermaid toast recipe is quick, easy, and the kids will absolutely love it. Add a little whimsy and make the day a bit more fun.

Everyone will be so excited to get to the breakfast table! And if you have a mermaid party to plan, this is a snack that even the pickiest eaters will gobble up.

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This mermaid toast makes for a very fun breakfast!

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Mermaid Toast Recipe – Easy and Always A Hit

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we love to mix mermaids into our creative fun and food is no exception. If you’re new here, our mermaid tail lollipops were a huge hit and our mermaid popcorn recipe has even been featured by major magazines!

A few of our favorite mermaid foods are:

But we’re also crafty gals. If you have a little fan in your family, take a look at some of favorite mermaid crafts.

This mermaid toast is perfect for any mermaid loving little one. It's easy to make and would be a great surprise for a mermaid birthday! #mermaids #mermaid #mermaidfood #mermaidparty #mermaidpartyideas #mermaidlover #mermaidideas #diymermaid #rufflesandrainboots

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This can be customized with any colors to pick your little’s one favorite or a party theme.

Mermaid Toast Ingredients

We had everything on hand for this fun recipe and the ‘mermaid scale’ technique is so easy. The fruit is easily swapped out (my daughter loves adding blueberries).

  • 4 pieces of bread, toasted
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • violet or purple food coloring (gel works best)
  • optional, 2 tablespoons sweetened (or unsweetened) coconut flakes
  • optional, 1/2 banana
  • 2 decorating bags (icing) or 2 top-sealing plastic bags
  • offset spatula or butter knife

If you have a little mermaid lover who happens to be having a birthday, I recommend topping this mermaid toast with a few small sprinkles. These mermaid sprinkles are mer-tastic.

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Soften, color, dollop, and spread – that’s all you need to do for this easy and delicious toast.

How to Make Mermaid Toast 

Let me say that this mermaid food would be an amazing surprise for any mermaid lover. But don’t limit it to that – be sure to invite the kids in the kitchen to whip up a few pieces of this mermaid-inspired food!

Mermaid Toast

Mermaid Toast for Mermaid Lovers

This mermaid toast recipe is so easy, I can barely call it a recipe at all. The little ones LOVE to get involved in making this, so get the kids in the kitchen to whip up this sweet treat. You will need toast, fruit, cream cheese, and any extras like sweetened coconut or sprinkles. If you're planning a mermaid party, make the colors match your theme and you can even make them ahead of time for an easy party prep idea. Click through to get the how to, the recipe, and more mermaid food and crafts

Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 4 pieces of bread, toasted
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • violet or purple food coloring (gel works best)
  • optional, 2 tablespoons sweetened (or unsweetened) coconut flakes
  • optional, 1/2 banana
  • 2 decorating bags (icing) or 2 zip-top plastic bags
  • offset spatula or butter knife


  1. Divide cream cheese into two bowls. Color one with a drop of purple food coloring and whip until incorporated.
  2. Put each color of cream cheese into a decorating bag. Pipe cream cheese dotes in a single row, alternating between the plain and purple colors.
  3. Place the offset spatula in the middle of a dot and swipe sideways. Repeat with all dots in the row before piping the next. Note: clean your spatula as you go.
  4. Optional: sprinkle coconut flakes on one side of the toast and sliced bananas in a corner.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 301Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 319mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 6g

All nutrition information is estimated. For accuracy, please calculate your exact brands and ingredients if accuracy is desired.

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This delicious breakfast treat is perfect for a mermaid fan.

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