7 Creative Ways to Use an Ice Cube Tray

For as long as we can remember, ice cube trays have dutifully made buckets of ice cubes to cool our drinks. Beyond filling an ice cube tray with water, we’ve found some clever hacks that will make you rethink the humble ice cube tray. From no-bake treats to herbed butter cubes, an ice cube tray can deliver at-the-ready single-serving cubes that boost flavor, increase kitchen efficiency, and create less waste. Grab a GoodCook Ice Cube Tray and get ready to try the 7 creative uses for an ice cube tray below.

1. Sriracha Curry Herbed Butter Cubes


Sriracha Curry Herbed Butter Cubes are a quick and easy way to infuse food with robust flavor. This Asian-inspired blend combines fresh herbs with curry powder and hot sauce in GoodCook ice cube molds, ready to transform ho-hum food. Simply pop a Sriracha Curry Herbed Butter cube on your food and let it melt for incredible flavor!

2. No Bake Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Bites


We can’t get enough of these No Bake Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Bites! Use a GoodCook Ice Cube Tray as a mold for your favorite bite-sized treats. These creamy and delicious No Bake Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Bites are frozen for 2 hours to take shape, then are dipped in melted chocolate for a delectable treat. Yum!

3. Berry Mint Ice Cubes


A delicious way to preserve the taste of summer, Berry Mint Ice Cubes refresh and cool on a hot summer day. Freeze fresh herbs and berries in a GoodCook Ice Cube Tray and pop in your drink for a boost of flavor.

4. Smoothie Booster


Enjoy a top ‘o the morning breakfast with a healthy Shamrock Shake. Freeze Almond Milk or Greek Yogurt in a GoodCook Ice Cube Tray and pop frozen cubes in the blender along with your smoothie ingredients. It’s an easy and healthy way to get that creamy and refreshing texture that you crave.

5. Peanut Butter and Banana Frozen Dog Treats


Spoil Fido with scrumptious homemade Peanut Butter and Banana Frozen Dog Treats. A few cool treats are perfect for a hot day or as reward for a successful training session. Banana, Greek yogurt, and peanut butter are blended and frozen in a GoodCook Ice Cube Tray, ready for a begging pup. This sounds like a treat fit for humans too!

6. Edible Flower Ice Cubes


Go the extra mile to pretty up your drinks with these Edible Flower Ice Cubes. Perfect for weddings, bridal showers, birthdays, or any summer occasion. Edible flowers frozen in a GoodCook Ice Cube Tray create a stunning way to serve drinks.

7. Broth


You know those recipes that call for a small amount of broth? Don’t waste a whole can when you can pull a cube out of the freezer. Freeze your favorite broth in a GoodCook Ice Cube Tray and thaw cubes as needed. Each cube is about 2 Tablespoons of broth, so thaw as many as you need for your recipe. This cuts down on waste, and you’ll see a decrease in your overall grocery bill in the future!

GoodCook Prep and Freeze Ice Cube Tray

Meal Prep & More!

Ice cube trays are for so much more than ice! That’s why we created the Prep & Freeze Ice Cube Tray. Perfect for meal planning, freezer prep and feeding your family, this convenient ice cube tray is about to become your new favorite kitchen tool.

  • JUST PRESS – Flexible silicone cavity walls for easy individual ice-cube release
  • ALL AT ONCE – The Flexible silicone base allows ice-cubes to release all at once by twisting the base
  • NO FREEZER ODORS – Cover keeps ice cubes from absorbing freezer odors
  • NOT JUST FOR ICE – The BPA free, food-grade silicone is perfect for a variety of popular uses other than ice cubes
  • 2 OUNCE CUBES – 2oz cavities are great for recipes such as herb butter, frozen treats, baby foods, coffee cubes… etc.




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