Like it or not, artisanal ice is a thing now. There are entire companies dedicated to creating the perfect ice cubes for your drink of choice — whether that’s whiskey or water. And if you’ve ever tried it, you do know that the right ice shape can certainly make a difference to a high end drinking experience. But such a custom service delivered to your house or your bar stool is quite expensive.
Rather than paying an arm and a leg at “the place to see and be seen,” grab one of these fun ice trays and make your own artisanal drinking experience with the help of your at-home freezer. We’ve picked out 12 fun shapes and sizes that you can use to complement your favorite drinks or even impress guests with at your next house party. You could even choose to use these molds to make some creative ice cubes, like blueberry smoothie cubes or coffee cubes.
Whatever you choose to do with them, these 12 ice cube trays are sure to put a smile on your face whenever you pop one of their ice cubes into your glass.
1. OMorc Ice Cube Trays
With over 2,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, the OMorc Ice Cube Trays are an ideal answer to creating ice at home. Whether you’re having friends over or just want to have a cold lemonade on a warm summer’s afternoon, these food-grade silicone trays are easy to use and let you create up to 14 cubes per tray. The set includes four trays which sport soft bottoms for easy cube popping, have lids to prevent spills and odor absorption and come in a choice of green or blue.
2. Kitch Ice Tray Easy Release Ice Cube Trays
If ice is just ice to you and all it does is keep your drinks cold, the
3. Kitch Large Cube Silicone Ice Tray
BEST FOR WHISKEY DRINKERS
Love a splash of whiskey on ice? A cool rum and coke? Then add the
4. Kakadai Block Non-stick Ice Cube Tray
BEST FOR KIDS
Want an ice cube which will keep your drinks cool and entertain kids (and adults) at the same time? Then pick this -76℉ to 500℉ and are a great way to make a party just a little bit more fun.
5. Ricye Ice Cube Trays
No matter whether you’re looking to create ice cubes, delicious chocolates, soap, crayons or something else altogether, these
6. TrueZoo U Ice of A Mold and Ice Cube Tray
Can you imagine how great it would be to have ice cubes shaped like the United States? Well, with the
7. Rechishre Ice Cube Trays
BEST FOR LARGE GROUPS
8. Chuzy Chef Sphere Ice Maker Ball Molds
If you’ve ever found yourself in a fancy bar and ordered a drink, you’ll know they often come with a large sphere-shaped ice ball. But, if you want that premium feel without the premium price, invest in the
9. Thermi Ice Cube Tray
BEST FOR ADDING TO BOTTLES
For those who like an ice-cooled drink but want something different from the standard spheres and cubes, give the
10. Glacio Ice Cube Trays Silicone Combo Mold
BEST COMBO OPTION
Cubes or balls? Can’t decide? It’s no problem with the
11. Star Wars Silicone Ice Trays Set
BEST FOR SCI-FI FANS
With eight different Star Wars-inspired shapes to choose from, the is a must-have for any true Star Wars fan. Cube shapes include R2-D2, Vader’s mask, a stormtrooper mask and the Millennium Falcon. This set is an ideal present for sci-fi fans and children who love the Star Wars movies. In addition to creating ice cubes, the set can be used to create chocolates, candies, Jell-O and candles.
12. Stainless Steel Ice Cube Tray
EASIEST TO POP OUT
If you’re fed up with hitting your ice tray against the counter and ending up with cubes strewn across the floor, why not try this
This $11 Tray Makes Skull-Shaped Ice Cubes For Scary Sipping