Make a Splash With These 7 Fun Ice Cube Trays

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By Amy Poulton

Who says ice cubes have to be...well... cubes? Take your beverages to the next level with these cute ice cube trays and molds.

From adorable shapes to impressive designs, there's a tray out there to match your personality and party theme. So, grab your favorite drink and get ready to add a touch of fun to your summer!

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1. Summer Theme Ice Cube Tray

Let's start off with some summer fun! Made from food-grade, non-toxic silicone, these molds are safe for the whole family.

The adorable Hawaiian-themed shapes (cactus, coconut tree, flamingo, and pineapple) can add a playful touch to homemade candies, chocolates, popsicles, or even healthy frozen yogurt treats.

The set includes droppers for easy filling and is dishwasher-safe for convenient cleaning.

2. Cold Cold Hearts

Add a touch of love to your summer drinks with these heart-shaped ice cube trays! Each tray creates 21 mini hearts (about 1.2 inches).

Made from safe, food-grade silicone and PP materials, these trays are flexible, durable, and BPA-free.

They're not just for ice cubes either – use them for baking cookies, chocolates, or even freezing juice for colorful popsicles.

With a handy push-out bottom, removing ice cubes is a breeze, and the trays are dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning. Stackable and temperature resistant, they're built to last for all your summer celebrations.

Of course, they're perfect for Valentine's Day but also work for any romantic occasion. Chocolate-making date night, anyone?

3. Diamond & Rose Ice Cube Tray

Taking things up a notch, you'll really impress your guests with these rose and diamond ice cube molds. Each tray creates 3 large, realistic rose and diamond ice spheres that add a touch of elegance to cocktails, iced coffees, or juices.

Made from safe, BPA-free food-grade silicone, these trays are easy to fill with the included funnel and remove thanks to the flexible material.

On a practical note, the stackable design with a removable lid maximizes space in your freezer and keeps your ice cubes from absorbing unwanted odors.

The trays are also dishwasher-safe and heat-resistant, making them perfect for everything from freezing juices to baking treats. I love the idea of using them as a mold for homemade chocolate mousse!

4. Skull Ice Cube Tray

Add a chilling twist to your drinks with these spooky skull ice cube trays! Made from safe, food-grade silicone, these trays won't alter the taste of your ice.

Impress your friends at parties with four perfectly-shaped skulls in each tray, perfect for chilling down any beverage, but would look especially bewitching in a glass of whiskey or rum (very pirate-inspired!).

The 1.9-inch size fits most glasses, and watching the skulls slowly melt adds a unique touch to your drink. But these trays are more than just for ice – use them for mousse, chocolate, or even spooky Halloween treats!

5. Letter Ice Cube Mold

You can craft personalized chills with these letter ice cube trays! Of course, they have every letter, not just A. These are perfect for birthdays (especially if your name has only a few letters like, oh I don't know, Amy 😉).

However, I think getting the U, S, and A versions would be amazing for patriotic like Independence Day. Or X and O for a cheeky nod to kisses and hugs!

The BPA-free, food-grade silicone ensures safety and versatility. Use it for baking or chilling – it can handle temperatures from -40°F to 446°F! Plus, the non-stick design makes removing ice cubes and cleaning a breeze.

6. Dog Ice Cubes

Calling all dog lovers! This fun ice cube mold creates long dachshund ice cubes that melt slowly, keeping your whiskey, cocktails, or any beverage perfectly chilled. There are also versions for bulldogs, corgis, and French bulldogs, as well as cats.

Made from BPA-free, dishwasher-safe silicone, the mold is easy to fill with the built-in funnel and even easier to remove the dachshund cubes thanks to the flexible material.

Get creative and use the mold for chocolates, ice cream, or even homemade soaps! This ice cube mold is the perfect gift for any dog lover or a fun addition to your own barware collection.

7. Stanley Cup Ice Cube Molds

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've likely encountered the phenomenon of the Stanley Cup, the must-have travel flask. So big is the Stanley Cup fandom that there are now Stanley Cup-sized ice cubes that fit perfectly in the container!

This silicone mold creates three different-sized, hollow cylindrical ice cubes perfect for your 20, 30, or 40-ounce tumbler cup.

Of course, you can use these even without a Stanley Cup. Made from safe, food-grade silicone, the unique cylindrical design slows down melting, ensuring your drinks stay chilled and flavorful for longer.

If you're truly Stanley Cup mad, you can get Stanley Cup-shaped ice cubes too!

We hope you enjoyed this roundup of some of the coolest (literally!) ice cube trays on the market. As you've seen, these versatile tools can be used for more than just chilling your drinks. From baking treats to creating fun party favors, the possibilities are endless!

So next time you're looking for a way to add a little extra something to your summer celebrations, consider investing in a fun and functional ice cube tray.

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