Holiday Ice Cubes

What will I need to make these?

**Fresh Cranberries**

**Fresh Rosemary Sprigs**

**Large silicone ice cube tray**

Holiday Cranberry Ice Cubes

A beautiful addition to any holiday festive punch or cocktail !
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Course Drinks
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • 1 silicone large ice cube tray (obviously if you have more, you can make more faster!)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bag Fresh Organic Cranberries
  • 1 pack Fresh Rosemary Sprigs!

Instructions
 

  • Fill each individual ice cube mold with half water. This is a very important step to only fill half full. Other wise all you fruit will be at the top of your ice cube.
  • After you have half filled each individual ice cube mold half full with water, add 3-4 cranberries and a small sprig of fresh rosemary and then freeze.
  • After the half filled cubes are frozen, add additional water and fruit so that the individual molds are full. Place in freezer.
  • After they are frozen, pop out of silicone and place in a zip lock until ready to use. This allows you to continue to make more cubes!

What supplies did I use to make these?

Making these absolutely adorable ice cubes is very easy! There is just one trick to having your ice cubes come out the right way and I will totally share with you!

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To start, you need the right kind of ice tray. I have two, but plan to get more in different shapes!. The first ice cube tray I have makes a little bit more of a large circular cube and the other is a large square cube tray. Click here to get them!

Glacio Ice Cube Trays Silicone – Large Ice Tray Molds for making 8 Giant Ice Cubes for Whiskey – 2 Pack

Glacio Large Sphere Ice Mold Tray – Whiskey Ice Sphere Maker – Makes 2.5 Inch Ice Balls

I was given my trays a while ago so mine are red! There are all kinds of cute molds and shapes available…the possibilities are endless!! These also make great gifts to add to gift baskets, or stocking stuffers!

A bottle of whisky and a pack of these molds would make an excellent gift for anybody! These aren’t only aimed for adult themed beverages. Make fun fruit filled ice cubes for your kiddos to enjoy all year long! There is something about a fruit filled ice cube that makes water seem just oh-so-delish!

If you fill the mold cups all the way and then add the fruit, the fruit will not be evenly distributed throughout the cube! I did this the first time I made them and you can see my mistake!

Here is the trick…fill the individual ice cube molds only half full with water and fruit, and then freeze. After they are frozen, add more water and fruit until they are full. This will allow your ice cubes to have even distribution of fruit!

Pictures do not do these ice cubes justice. They really shine when they are in something carbonated and bubbily. These turn a simple vodka soda into a beautiful vintage holiday cocktail. Happy Holidays – I hope you enjoy! Cheers!

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