The ice cube is the essential ally of our summer drinks and cocktails! Enhance it with our original ideas and recipes.

Detox ice cubes with fruits and herbs

With red fruits:

Small and colorful, red fruits are perfect for creating gourmet and surprising ice cubes. To make them, it's easy: you need blueberries, raspberries, currants ... and a classic ice cube mold. In each compartment, place a piece of fruit, then fill the compartment with water. A few hours in the freezer and your ice cubes will be ready!

For a nice effect and a good pairing of flavors, serve them in a glass of lemonade or sparkling water or in a lemonade.

With herbs:

Mint, basil, verbena, rosemary, also think of aromatic herbs to enhance the taste of your ice cubes and your drinks. To prepare them, just wash the preferably freshly picked herbs. Chop them finely with a knife. Then place them in small quantities in the compartments of the ice cube tray and place it for about 3 hours in the freezer. Then just slip one or two into your cocktails. You can also use edible flowers.
Ice cubes with fruit juices and smoothies:

Using fruit juices, smoothies and coconut milk for your ice cubes will become ice cream in their own right. With the difference in weight between the liquids, you will create strata of different colors in a single ice cube.

In your ice cube compartments, first pour a base of coconut milk, then make a second layer with the smoothie and finish with the juice. Preferably use a mold that allows you to make large ice cubes. You can also make ice cubes with only two levels, one white and another with the color of the fruit. It's up to you to let your imagination play.
Ice cubes with tea or coffee

To make coffee ice cubes, simply prepare a cup of Americano, sweet or not, according to your taste and distribute the coffee in the compartments of the ice cube tray. Leave it in the freezer for several hours and you're done! Then place several of the ice cubes in a glass with a little milk, let it melt and you will get a good smoothie!

It's the same technique for tea. Brew a cup of tea of ​​your choice. Let it infuse and place it in the tray as for coffee. Then serve them in a glass with lemonade, sparkling water or even milk to create chai tea.

Original ice cube molds

To make your ice cubes even more impressive, also bet on the molds. Today you will find very original ones like those in the shape of pineapple, scallops, Pac Man or even Star Wars characters.