August 22, 2013 12:00 AM | by Sara Khalil
Creative Ways and Ideas for Decorating Ice Cubes!
Being a cooking expert is a great thing, but having the talent of decorating food makes things even more fun and unique. Forget about the traditional ways of serving juice. Instead of putting regular ice cubes, make pretty ice cubes with contain flowers or fruits to make them look unique and maybe even add a delicious flavor in the end. Here's how to decorate ice cubes.
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How to make decorative ice cubes:
1. Start by preparing the items that you wish to use in decorating the ice cubes. It can be green leaves like mint or edible flowers like chamomile and violets. You can also choose any kind of fruit like strawberries, grapes or lemon.
2. When using larger fruits, such as lemon and strawberries, cut them in small slices if needed, to fit easily inside the mold.
3. Distribute the items inside the ice molds in an artistic way and put it in the freezer. Try to mix and match the color of the ice with the juice color according to your taste. You can combine lemon and mint in one ice cube to decorate colorless soft drinks. Unleash your creative side and make the juice cup look like a piece of art.
4. Finally, make sure to use transparent cups!
Fruit ice cubes
One of the easiest ways to decorate ice cubes and your drink right now is to just add some fruits with water in your ice cube tray. Not only do they look gorgeous, but after the ice melts you can enjoy a nice bite of your favorite fruit
Edible flower ice cubes
Get some edible flowers and freeze them with water or juice. they look stunning and it's so easy! You can also add some mint with them or any fresh herbs.
Mint ice cubes
Speaking of mint.. doesn't it look great frozen. It's also cool because it can give an nice hint of taste to your drink. YUM.
Find cool ice cube molds
Another cool thing to try is getting your hands on some unique and unconventional ice cube trays or molds. That way, not only are you decorating with the fruits and flowers, but the ice cubes shape itself.
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