Fresh summer ice cubes

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Sometimes sipping water can get boring, so let these fruit cubes make it a little bit different. They are so simple to make but make any drink seem more refreshing and are a great addition to drinks at a summer garden party!

We made these recently for our lovely friends house warming BBQ and they went down a treat. It was the perfect way to spend a summer evening after a stressful few months of contracts falling through and being let down by removal firms. Luckily they found an excellent replacement (they used Volition Removals and would highly recommend) the house move went ahead and we grabbed the chance to celebrate!

Don’t let the summer heat beat you. Just drop one of these fruity ice cubes into a tall glass of water, sit back and chill (literally)!

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FRUITS

When using fruit, simply juice, chop, dice, puree in a blender or pop in whole if they’re berries.

Pour into an ice cube tray  with water and freeze.

Add the Infused Ice Cubes into your water and enjoy the subtle release of flavours from the ice cubes!

Herbs/Edible flowers

Bruise the herb leaves. Bruising is simply a breaking down the herb to release the essential oils and flavours.

Place herbs into an ice cube tray and cover with water. Freeze.

Add the Infused Ice Cubes into your water and enjoy the subtle release of flavours from the ice cubes!

Tips:

These can be used in normal water or alcoholic drinks for a festive flare.

After freezing, you can pop them out of the ice cube tray and store in a large freezer bag for future use.

Serve in a clear jug/glass to show off the ice cubes.

Fill ice cubes with colourful ingredients to make drinking water more enjoyable and “fun” for children.

If there is an ingredient in a drink you already use to make  the drink (non-alcoholic or alcoholic) think of adding it into an ice cube to help chill it down while simultaneously adding the ingredient.