how to make lavender ice cube stirrers

Have you ever made floral ice cubes? Let me show you how I make these lavender ice cube stirrers to cool and calm all your hot summer drinks.

lavender ice cubes how to

I like to make the long ice cube forms because they serve multi purposes. The long form serves as a stirrer, while it chills down your beverage and the lavender infuses great flavor and sensations.

lavender ice cube stirrers

These lavender ice cubes are not difficult to make, but a couple of tips are super helpful.

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Follow along to see how you can make these at home for your next cocktail party, or for your cool glass of lemonade as you work in the garden, or for a nice glass of rose as you unwind at the end of a long summer day.

what you need to make lavender ice cube stirrers

⚜️Long ice cube molds

⚜️Fresh lavender stems (no pesticides)

⚜️Distilled water

long floral ice cube molds

how to make ice cube stirrers

⚜️Trim lavender stems to fit length of ice cube mold

⚜️Place a lavender stem(s) in each mold

⚜️Fill molds with distilled water 1/2 way

⚜️Press down stems down if they float to top

⚜️Finish filling molds with distilled water to fully submerge stems

⚜️Place mold in freezer and wait until ice cubes are fully frozen

lavender ice cube molds

ways to enjoy lavender ice cube stirrers

These lavender ice cube stirrers are super versatile. You can use them as a stirrer, or as an ice cube, or as a flavor infuser, or all of the above.

lavender long ice cubes

The super bonus is that these long ice cubes are super pretty too. It’s like having a bouquet in your favorite beverage.

lavender ice cube stirrers

These are not only great in alcoholic and virgin cocktails or in favorite soft drinks like lemonade or tonic, but they are great for infusing flavor to a plain glass of water.

how to make lavender long ice cubes

We know the importance of drinking plenty of water, and this is a great way to elevate your water consumption. Also, if you’re a water bottle person, these long ice cube molds are made with that in mind. The narrow profile is meant to fit through the mouths of water bottles.

long floral ice cubes

lavender love

We grow lavender in our garden, which I showed here {summer garden update}. So I love to use it in many different ways like in these lavender ice cube stirrers.

lavender ice cube

You also saw them in this centerpiece bouquet {a bohemian tablescape}. I have a few more lavender posts lined-up, where I will share other ways to use this beautiful aromatic flower.

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Lavender is not only pretty and smells divine, but it has many beneficial health benefits. It’s used in aromatherapy to help with anxiety, stress, and fatigue plus more. More lavender posts coming your way soon.

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“In all things in nature there is something of the marvelous.”

Aristotle

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17 Comments

  1. This is such a clever idea!
    Thank you for sharing on Oh My Heartsie Girl WW

    1. Thanks so much Karren. I love joining OMHG every week. XO- MJ

  2. Kim Hume says:

    Mary Jo, these are so pretty! What a great idea for cooling down a summer drink! I’d love to share these in my weekend roundup post tomorrow!

    1. Thank you so much Kim. I am honored you would include these in your round up. Hope you’re back to 💯.

    2. Thanks so much for the love Kim! XO- MJ

  3. Debbie says:

    I have tons of lavender in my yard. Thanks for this lovely idea.

    1. Thanks Debbie. I have a lavender dessert coming soon. XO- MJ

  4. Such a great idea! Love this. I have lots of lavender at our home. I am happy to feature your lavender ice cube stirrers at Love Your Creativity.

    1. Thanks so much Linda! I am honored. XO- MJ

  5. Kerryanne says:

    MaryJo, I’ve actually never seen these floral stirrers before and I love them. I’ll definitely be giving these a try for spring and summer.
    Thank you for sharing this project at Create, Bake, Grow & Gather this week. I’m delighted to be featuring it at tonight’s party and pinning too.
    Hugs,
    Kerryanne

    1. Thanks so much Kerryanne! I’m delighted. XO- MJ

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