By Keith

LifeBuzz Staff

27 Genius Things You Can Do With An Ice Cube Tray.

Most refrigerators today have automatic ice makers. So what do you do with the plastic ice cube trays that are taking up space in your pantry?

Below, we have listed many ideas for the use of these supposedly obsolete items. You will read how to store everyday items such as jewelry and craft supplies, as well as how to make drink enhancers. We have also put in a few recipes for such decadent items as chocolate-covered strawberries and martini flavored ice cubes. Let your mind wander and think of the possibilities for more uses of your old forgotten ice cube trays.

Mini fruit popsicles.

Combine fresh fruit with any fruit juice and freeze. Put a toothpick in each tray for a popsicle or add the frozen delight to you favorite beverage.

Frozen yogurt smoothies.

Freeze Greek yogurt in your ice trays. In another ice tray freeze your favorite fruit. When you need a quick smoothie without all the ice chunks in it, put 4 yogurt cubes, three fruit cubes, a little coconut milk and then your favorite sweetener and blend. Try putting a little vanilla flavoring in to give it a little pop.

Crazy crayons.

Take your small and broken crayons, melt them together and let them harden for some fun, colorful drawing.

Frozen homemade pasta or pizza sauce.

Make your favorite pasta sauce and place it in the ice tray and freeze. The next time you want pasta with a nice homemade sauce, but are strapped for time, pull out your frozen cubes and thaw. By the time your pasta is done cooking, your sauce will be ready.

Seed starters.

For this genius idea, you will need a drill, starter soil and seeds.Drill a small drain hole in the bottom of each compartment to allow for drainage. Fill the tray with soil and plant your seeds.

Organize your jewelry.

A great way to organize your small jewelry. Each item has it's own spot and the trays can be stack for optimal space usage.

Frozen breast milk.

Freeze your excess milk in ice trays for convenient storage.

Frozen breast milk.

Coffee ice cubes.

Tired of watered down iced coffee? Try freezing coffee in your ice cube trays and adding it to your cool coffee and presto..No more watered down ice coffee. You can even add a little liquor and really spice things up!

Coffee ice cubes.

Frozen chicken stock.

Freeze your bone broth or chicken stock in ice cube trays for use later, either plain or with some vegetables and have a great, warm snack.

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