Mermaid Dreams Cocktail {The Summer Cocktail Shot}

Mermaid Dreams Cocktail is a pretty summer cocktail shot. This blue Hawaiian punch mermaid glistens like a mermaid’s tail! These blue alcoholic drinks will be your summer cocktail.


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Mermaid Drinks

I like mermaids. I like water, the ocean, and the beach. So creating mermaid drinks is the perfect alcoholic drink recipes I can come up with!


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Mermaid Dreams

This summer I think the trend is mermaids. I saw a few posts hinting it is a mermaid summer. So I think summer cocktail that would be like mermaid water but called Mermaid Dreams is perfect for the cocktail shot!



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Alcoholic Drink Recipes

I love creating alcoholic drink recipes. Especially a summer cocktail. I knew that this mermaid water had to be blue alcoholic drinks!


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Blue Hawaiian Punch

If you saw my Mermaid Popsicles {Fun Summer Frozen Treat} then you know that a blue Hawaiian punch is an inspiration behind these mermaid summer recipes. However, I decided to to use a blue Hawaiian punch recipe! I decided to make my own blue Hawaiian punch that was shimmery!


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Fun Summer Cocktail

Last year,  I did Unicorn Kisses Cocktail {Whimsical And Purple Cocktail}. That alcoholic drink recipe shimmers. So for this cocktail shot, I decided to make it similar so that these blue alcoholic drinks glistens like a mermaid’s tail!


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Blue Alcoholic Drinks

Blue luster dust is the secret to these blue alcoholic drinks. I wanted these blue shots to have that shimmery liquid look. I knew if I was doing mermaid water, blue had to be the primary color for blue alcoholic drinks after all!


How can I transform a blue cocktail into the mermaid dreams cocktail? I knew the shimmer was good for this blue Hawaiian punch recipe, but what else can I do to this nautically inspired drink?


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Coconut Flavor

To create a taste that I felt was a summer cocktail, I went with Hawaiian Punch’s White Water Wave. I added the blue luster dust to make this a blue Hawaiian punch recipe. This blue Hawaiian punch has a coconut pineapple-flavored. Perfect for a summer cocktail!


What would pair well with coconut and give this mermaid dreams recipe that mermaid look? Then I spotted pastel pearlized chocolate Sixlets. My version of mermaid drinks was coming together!


Chocolate Pearls

Mermaids wear pearls, right? Plus coconut and chocolate go well together. So I dropped the chocolate pearls into the shot glass.


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Mermaid Tail

Something interesting happened that gave this cocktail shot that it the mermaid look I wanted. The pastel candy coating on the pearls started to blend in the drink to create a pretty green. It looks like a mermaids tail only in a shot glass!


The Mermaid Dreams was created and it was wonderful! A cocktail isn’t a cocktail without alcohol. So for this alcoholic drink recipe, I use whipped cream vodka.


I am in mermaid heaven with this summer cocktail. Mermaid Dreams is so delicious. This blue Hawaiian punch recipe is the perfect summer drink!


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Mermaid Dreams Cocktail Recipe
Yield: 6 glasses

Mermaid Dreams Cocktail Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Mermaid Dreams Cocktail is a pretty summer cocktail shot. This blue Hawaiian punch mermaid water glistens like a mermaid's tail! These blue alcoholic drinks will be your summer cocktail.


  • 6 ounces Hawaiian Punch White Water Wave
  • 2 ounces whipped cream vodka
  • 1/4 teaspoon blue luster dust
  • 2 tablespoons of pastel Sixlets pearls
  • Iridescent crystal sanding sugar


  1. In a cocktail shaker add the Hawaiian punch and whipped cream vodka.
  2. Give it a good shake.
  3. Add the blue luster dust and stir it in the drink.
  4. Wet the rim of the shot glass and rim the in the crustal sanding sugar.
  5. Add a few the pearls to the glasses
  6. Pour the drink into the glasses
  7. Serve it up and ENJOY!


Sanding sugar, pearls, and the luster dust can be found in cake making aisle at Walmart or Michaels.  Or can find them on Amazon.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 62 Total Fat: 2g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 8mg Sodium: 12mg Carbohydrates: 6g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 5g Protein: 0g

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