No More Water in Your Drink

It’s so hot these days.

As a result, I need a nice cool drink all the time. Actually, I have a long straw and a huge jar positioned in the center of my place and I walk around sipping on something constantly.

Whatever I do.

Cooking, blogging, ironing… sleeping.



But almost.

So yes, these days I’ve been attached to various iced drinks both physically and emotionally. Which made me contemplate the quality of these drinks. Because I want the first gulp to be of the same quality as the last one. I refuse to accept the situation when my drinks get all watered down from the ice cubes that I had added in.

That’s bad.

Really bad.

Like, I am able to accept many things, but not this one.

I guess it’s even against the basic human rights to have a drink like that.

It’s simply too much.

For this reason, I started to freeze all drinks that I like and transform them into ice cubes. That way, until there’s a freezer in my life, I will never ever have to drink a watered down beverage.

My sweet little victory.

This is frozen raspberry tea.

With a mint leaf inside.

The process of making these cubes is easy.

Just easy.

You prepare your favorite drink, add sugar (if you use it), let it cool a little, pour it into your ice cube tray and freeze it.

That’s it.

I use the cubes for my fruit tea …

… and for my mint tea too.

Yeah, those are mint tea ice cubes.


And guess what these are.

Hint: They go to a Frappé Coffee.

Yes, they are coffee ice cubes.

Double yum!

I love these cubes and these drinks. They make summer so much more enjoyable.

Now I’m curious – what is your favorite summer drink, dear friends?

I would LOVE to know…

30 thoughts on “No More Water in Your Drink

  1. 1
    tofugirl says:

    My favorite summer drink? WATERMELON JUICE!!! Although I did put some in the freezer to chill it and forgot about it, so now I have watermelon juice with watermelon ice cubes. Should take photo, nice color 🙂

    Your raspberry mint tea is the best color though!

  2. 2
    zurin says:

    thats besutifully stunning! I will try this too. anything tt has colour that beautiful I will make. 🙂

  3. 3
    kylee says:

    making me thirsty! beautiful images as always!

  4. 4
    Betty says:

    That raspberry tea is absolutely gorgeous! My favorite drink in this heat is actually water, but unsweetened tea is a close second, especially fruity teas. Great idea to freeze it- Now I need some ice cube trays!

  5. 5

    I seriously love this! such a great idea! and the tea cubes with mint are soooooooo pretty!

  6. 6
    Kausambi says:

    As a child, I used to freeze up milk into cubes… Milk somehow always tastes better that way! 😉

    Love yours too…

  7. 7

    Great post! These ice cubes are stunning!

  8. 8
    Jeanny says:


  9. 9
    Joy says:

    favorite drink? hmm….I love tea. All sorts but what is all this business about NO SUGAR? Being from Texas I cannot separate myself from my sweet tea. I love the idea of coffee ice cubes but I’m a little scared of it- which of course makes me want to try it even more!

  10. 10
    Tes says:

    The ice cubes look genious! They are soooooo cute! I have to try it 🙂

  11. 11

    I love the mint leaves in the ice cubes. So beautiful!

  12. 12
    Sherry (BTLover2) says:

    I’m in love with those shots of the raspberry ice cubes! Must post on Twitter! Really lovely and great idea!

  13. 13
    Lizzie says:

    If only the automatic ice cube maker (which I thought I’d loathe but now I love) could produce flavored cubes, that would be heaven for me for a summer of full-strength iced coffee.

  14. 14
    heidileon says:

    excellent idea, thank you for sharing it.

  15. 15
    Laura says:

    Wow the raspberry-mint ones are so beautiful!

  16. 16
    learning life from scratch says:

    smart idea. thanks.

  17. 17
    anon says:

    I think my mom would love this. Her favorite drink is coffee and she especially likes her expresso shots so expresso ice cubes would be a great idea for an iced coffee!

  18. 18
    Recipe Freak says:

    I just pulled another all nighter…recipe searching. I have been making drink cubes for years, and my friends are amazed! Cranberry cubes for Cosmos, Margarita mix for you know what…

  19. 19
    Sofia says:

    Hi Petra! I found your blog through TasteSpotting and let me tell you I’m hooked!
    You have great recipes, great photos and great great ideas just like this one! I love coffee and with hot weather I usually enjoy it with a couple of ice cubes… now I can’t wait to have my coffee with coffee ice cubes! 😀 amazing!
    Also I gotta say the way you write is so positive and funny that all in all you got yourself a follower!

    • 19.1
      Petra says:

      Hi Sofia! I am so glad to have you here! Enjoy reading and come back soon! Now I have another cute reader to write for, which makes me really happy and thankful! 🙂 Petra

  20. 20
    Crystal says:

    I would love the recipe ;to your rasberry mint tea! It does look so refreshing!

  21. 21
    suzanne says:

    Do you think I could make an Peach Iced Fruit Tea and freeze , say, half of the recipe . . . or would I need to freeze it in ice cubes. The recipe uses frozen orange juice, frozen lemonade, and peach nectar added to iced tea for a Summer Fruit Tea. I did not know if I could freeze part of or not–makes more than I would need at one time. Thank you.

  22. 22
    marla says:

    Soooooo beautiful!! Linking back to this post today 🙂

  23. 23
    mark says:

    Hi Petra,

    What a great site this is, I have been sat here for over an hour going through the recipes. Im running out of room in my favourites folder. One to show the family I think.

    Great work


  24. 24
    click through the next page says:

    Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing
    this post and the rest of the site is very good.

  25. 25
    Cardiff Sleeperz says:

    Hi friends, nice paragraph and good arguments commented at this place, I am actually enjoying
    by these.

  26. 26

    At this time it looks like Movable Type is the best
    blogging platform available right now. (from what I’ve read) Is that what you’re using on your blog?

  27. 27
    Lilliana says:

    Hola! I’ve been reading your web site for a while now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from New Caney Tx! Just wanted to tell you keep up the great job!

Leave a Comment

Send this to a friend