Impress your guests with these 5 fun ways to upgrade ice cubes: ‘I would eat them like candy’

Ice cubes are often a welcome addition to most beverages. But that clink in your drink can be more than just water, and the shape can be more than just a cube. From wildflowers to leftover coffee, here are five easy ways to upgrade your ice cube game. Who knew you could make so much magic with an ice tray?

1. Flower ice cubes

TikTok user y.na__ (@y.na__) has garnered more than 600,000 followers for their aesthetic take on ice cubes. And this recipe sequence is especially satisfying. From strawberries to wildflowers, it’s been a while since ice cubes looked and tasted this good! As one user said, “I’m an ice eater. That looks like heaven to me!”

2. Matcha ice cubes


We’ve gotten a lot of questions about these matcha ice cubes! Here’s the recipe @_moon_quinn #matcha #matchalatte #matcharecipe #icecubes

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Calling all matcha lovers! This recipe from TikTok account Pique Tea (@pique) is made by freezing whisked matcha with creamer or milk. Sometimes the tea is best served cold. 

3. Fruity ice cubes

This recipe from TikTok user Chef Nancy (@chefnancyg) is an easy way to incorporate a serving of fresh fruit. The colorful assortment of fruit slices makes for an attractive and healthy addition to a plain glass of water. Don’t forget the lemon wedge!

4. Mini coffee cubes

This hack from TikTok account Station Cold Brew Coffee (@stationcoldbrew) involves freezing leftover coffee overnight. What could be better than using coffee cubes to keep your coffee cold? They also look good enough to enjoy without coffee. As one user put it, “I would eat them like candy lol!”  

5. Soda cubes

Never worry about watered-down soda again with this hack from TikTok user Melissa Johnson (@bestfriendsforfrosting). To make these soda ice cubes, just pour your favorite soda into your favorite ice tray and freeze away! Top off your soda cubes with more soda, and cheers!

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