Have you ever thought about dressing up your ice cubes? They are the boringist (it's a word) part of the cocktail and it's time to step up your game. Try these ice cube substitutes in mixes ranging from sangria to wine spritzers to mojitos.  

Minty Ice Cubes

Fruit Ice Cube

via designlovefest.com   Simply just slice and dice your fruit, mint or herbs and add them to water in your ice tray. Freeze over night and voila - fun and colorful ice cubes that will add an extra spark of flavor to any cocktail.  

Blueberry and Strawberry Ice Cubes

Fruit Ice Cubes via thechicsite.com   To prepare, slice your fruit, add to ice cube tray and freeze overnight. These fruit cubes are the perfect addition to your vodka-water or if you like just a touch of flavor added to your cocktail. Give them a try in your daily water as they are also great for boosting your metabolism!  

Frozen Melon Balls

Frozen Melon Balls via laylita.com   Use a melon baller to scoop out balls of watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and arrange the melon balls on the baking sheet. Freeze for a few hours and you're ready to go! These are perfectly refreshing in a sparkling or citrus cocktail.  

Coffee Ice Cubes

Coffee Ice Cubes via honestlyyum.com   Your iced coffee just got better. To prepare these caffeinated cubes, brew your favorite coffee, fill the tray and allow them to freeze overnight. Add to your iced coffee or Irish coffee the next morning.   Have fun creating your own unique ice cubes and share them with us online. While you're here, check out our other cocktail recipes on the blog and some of our summer favorites on our Pinterest.