How to Make Fresh Mint Ice Cubes to Infuse Your Water

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Sometimes the simplest things can make us so happy. That is how I feel about infused water. I drink a LOT of water and mixing up the flavors keeps it fun and tasty. I have mint growing on the side of my house because mint is my favorite flavor and I use it to naturally refresh my Β water all summer. Since the weather will be changing and the plants will be going away soon, I am making lots of ice cubes with mint leaves in them so I can have them as a treat throughout the winter. They really are simple to make but make a big impact on your drinking more water. If you don’t have mint at home you simply go to your farmer’s market or grocery store and pick some up! You will love having these mint ice cubes on hand.

What you need:

  • ice cube trays – I used these that are designed to fit into water bottles
  • water
  • fresh mint leaves

How to Make:

1.) Rinse the mint to wash off any type of residue.

2.) Lay out the ice cube trays.

3.) Pick the mint leaves and lay them into the ice cube trays until each one is filled. (I like to cover the tray in one layer of mint leaves but you can put as little as one in each tray if desired.)

4.) using a low pressure stream of water, fill the ice cube trays with water.

TIP: If the mint leaves pop up to the top of the water, simply push them with your finger to submerge them.

5.) Move the trays to the freezer until completely set.

6.) Pop the ice out of the trays and into a freezer storage bag so they are always ready to use.

These mint ice cubes are good in water, but they are amazing in lemonade, alcoholic drinks and tea. Make as many fresh mint ice cubes as you can to stay stocked up year round.

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48 thoughts on “How to Make Fresh Mint Ice Cubes to Infuse Your Water

  1. I was just thinking that an infused water would be great for after my workout. I think these ice cube trays look really useful for making lots of different flavored waters. Mint would be one of the first to taste though!

    • Yes Dawn. The shape of the ice cubes is so convenient. I add them to my water bottle at the gym because the mint is refreshing when I am hot from working out.

  2. I’ve never made cubes like this before. I do love water too. I’ll have to make some of these and try it out. I bet it’s good.

  3. I love to add mint to my water. I will have to give these mint ice cubes a try. It is a great way to add flavor to your drinks.

  4. Wow, this is such a great idea, I wish I’ve read about it at the beginning of the summer. Ice cubes with fresh mint leaves are not only good for winter time but in summer too to prevent the leaves to dry too quickly.

  5. This is super awesome. Basically it can save me a ton of money as I always pay from restaurants for flavored water. I can use this simple & effective trick at home. Thanks for sharing such a brilliant trick with us πŸ™‚

  6. This is such a wonderful idea. I love the taste of mint and having them frozen as ice cubes makes it so much easier to add flavour to my water and keep it cold at the same time.

  7. That was pretty easy! It’s not just perfect for infused water but perfect with tea as well, especially if it’s scorching hot outside and you’d like some good ‘ol ice tea as a refreshment!

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