These Christmas Ice Cubes are such an easy way to add festive details to your holiday parties! Guests will be admiring this decorative ice as they sip on their favorite holiday drinks!
This Christmas Ice Cube recipe comes together in 5 minutes, allowing you to prepare days or even weeks in advance! These cubes are ridiculously easy to put together but still leaves guests amazed at your extra party details!
Customize with your favorite fruit to combine with this recipe to ensure you get the perfect ice for the drinks you’re planning! Go ahead and pick a few different combinations to make up a bigger ice selection for guests to choose from.
Ingredients For Christmas Ice Cubes
Pair together your favorite fruit, mint leaves, and distilled water.
How To Make Cocktail Ice Cubes
Cut your fruit of choice into small pieces along with the mint leaves. Place the fruit and leaves into the sections of two ice cube trays.
Fill them with distilled water and freeze overnight or at least 4 hours. Keep in mind big cubes take longer to freeze.
To ensure you avoid cloudy ice I recommend that you boil the distilled water, this makes them even clearer. Just boil the water and then let it cool to room temperature before adding to the ice cube tray.
Have fun with this recipe by picking out different shaped or sized ice cube trays or even using edible flowers! Square silicone ice cube trays are great for large cubes of ice, allowing the fruit, leaves, or flowers to be seen better.
How To Serve Decorative Ice Cubes
Don’t all good bartenders serve decorative ice at home to bring their parties to the next level? Try serving this ice at Christmas, at your cocktail bar, or for tiki drinks at pool parties.
When serving at parties place the decorative ice on top of crushed ice to preserve the life of the cocktail ice. As your guests craft their own cocktails they can choose which ice they prefer in their drinks!
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Christmas Ice Cubes
- Fruit of your choice cut into small pieces
- Mint leaves
- 4 cups distilled water
- Place the cut fruit and mint leaves into the sections of two ice cube trays. Fill with distilled water. Freeze for at least 4 hours, or overnight is best.
- Distilled water is recommended for clearer ice cubes. To make them even more clear, bring the distilled water to a boil, let it cool to room temperature