3 recipes to DIY in ice cube trays

An ice cube tray is good for so much more than just plain ice cubes! It’s the perfect way to portion up and freeze a multitude of liquids for all kinds of crafty creations. Getting clever with ice cubes is oh-so-cool! And you will be the coolest this summer with this ice cube tray DIY recipe.

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3 recipes to DIY in ice cube trays
rom frozen cubes of aloe vera gel for cooling sunburn relief, to fun water color cubes, to a tasty frozen yogurt snack, we’re all about the ice cube tray!
ice cube tray DIY katie brown
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
ice cube tray DIY katie brown
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Rating: 0
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Instructions
  1. 1. Fill each cube of an ice tray with Aloe Vera gel.
  2. 2. Cover tray and place in freeze.
  3. 3. Pop a single Aloe cube out of tray and rub over sunburn.
Recipe Notes

2. PAINTING ICE CUBES

Materials:
Water color paint in tubes

Water

Ice cube tray

Craft sticks or tooth picks

Aluminum foil

Process:
1. Squeeze a small amount of watercolor paint into each cube of an ice cube tray.
2. Fill each cube of tray with water leaving enough room to mix the paint and prevent it from overflowing.
3. Use a small craft stick or tooth pick for mixing each color.
4. Carefully place a piece of aluminum foil over entire ice tray making sure it is pulled taut. Press the foil over tray to reveal the grid of the tray.
5. Carefully poke a small craft stick or tooth pick through the foil in the center of each cube to create a “handle” for the paint cube.
6. Gently place in freezer.
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3. FROZEN YOGURT SNACK

Materials:
Yogurt

Blueberries and/or Raspberries

Ice cube tray with lid

Spoon

Process:
1. Place a berry in each cube of an ice tray.
2. Spoon in yogurt into each cube with enough room to place another berry on top.
3. Place lid on ice tray and gently tap filled tray against table to remove air bubbles.
4. Place in freezer.

So get yourself a few extra trays and get to freezing - there are so many, many possibilities. How about freezing herbs to make them last, or stock cubes for individual portions of flavoring? Did you know you can freeze wine and use it to cook with later? Genius!

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