Cooking Diaries

Ice Ice Baby

What’s the one thing that can ruin a drink?

When your ice all melts and ruins the taste of the drink. Basically watering it down. Rounded up some awesome ice cube recipes so you can melt away your worries of watered down drinks.

 

Ginger Cucumber
Add 1/4 cup thinly sliced seedless cucumbers to ice cube tray. Stir together 1 tbsp. grated ginger and 1 cup water. Pour over cucumber and freeze. Best served in mojitos.

 

Peach Bellini
In a blender, puree 4 peeled, pitted and sliced peaches, 1/4 cup water, and 2 tbsp. sugar. Pour mixture into ice cube tray; freeze. Best served with Champagne.

 

Cherry Limeade
Fill tray halfway with maraschino cherry juice. Add a maraschino cherry in the center of each tray; freeze. Top with limeade; freeze again. Best served with seltzer water.

 

Spicy Celery
In a blender, puree 1/4 cup chopped celery and 1/2 cup water, strain. Fill trays with celery water; freeze. Top with 4 to 4 dashes of hot sauce; freeze again. Best served in Blood Marys.

 

Honey Lemon
Dissolve 1/2 cup honey in 1 cup hot water; let cool. Stir in 2 tbsp, fresh lemon ju, ce and sliced lemon peel. Pour into a tray; freeze. Best served with bourbon or iced tea.

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1 Comment

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    Christine
    June 6, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    My husband uses rocks to cool his drinks but I think these cubes could further enhance his drinking experience and I can get few more gifts 😉

    Thanks for sharing!

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