Top 5 Best Ice Cube Trays


Sometimes, you just need to keep a drink cold and that’s where the best ice cube trays come in.


You don’t want to spend a fortune on a new ice maker just for your favorite smoothie and so, you opt for an old favorite, instead.

Cheap and cheerful, they may be, but ice cube trays make plenty of ice and they do it well and that’s all you need. 

So, check out the best of them and don’t worry, none of them will break the bank.


OMorc Ice Cube Trays

EDITOR’S CHOICE

Four trays for a very fair price and with lids to prevent contamination, an excellent choice. 

Ticent Ice Cube Trays

TOP RATED CHOICE

Sometimes, you just want spherical ice and when you do, you want these Ticent Ice Cube trays.

Kootek 4 Pack Silicone Ice Cube Trays with Lid

BEST VALUE CHOICE

Bright and summery and they stack easily and if you know the trick, very easy to empty. 


Best Ice Cube Trays

Omorc Ice Cube Trays


This value pack of 4 Omorc Ice Cube Trays is exactly what most family’s will want.

You can make 52 ice cubes at a time and the trays are completely safe to use in the dishwasher too.

OMorc Ice Cube Trays

Quick Fact: The plastic used in the Omorc Ice Cube trays is completely BPA-free which means that you get a nice clean ice cube that won’t risk your health. 

PROS

1. You get four in a pack which makes plenty of ice cubes
2. Very reasonable price per tray
3. They are completely food safe

CONS

1. Some users say that these trays are a bit fragile for long-term use
2. You’ll need the lids in order to stack them in the freezer
3. They can take a little while for the water to freeze


Ticent Ice Cube Trays


If you want large spherical ice cubes then you want some Ticent Ice Cube trays.

There are two trays in the pack and one makes slightly smaller spheres than the others. 

It’s very easy to get the ice out of them when they’re ready.

Ticent Ice Cube Trays

Quick Fact: These ice cube trays are made out of silicone which means they are very flexible and can easily be placed in a dishwasher without risking their integrity.

PROS

1. Big ice cubes perfect for a bourbon sipped neat
2. You can freeze fruit juices in this too
3. You can clean the product in a dishwasher

CONS

1. You may find you spill water when moving these trays around
2. They are a little difficult to fill 
3. The spheres aren’t perfectly spherical


Kootek 4 Pack Silicone Ice Cube Trays with Lid


Another great value option for ice cube trays is this Kootek 4 Pack of Silicone Ice Cube Trays.

You can make up to 56 ice cubes at a time and the trays stack easily as long as you have the lids.

Kootek 4 Pack of Silicone Ice Cube Trays

Quick Fact: If you want to remove the ice cubes easily from the Kootek Ice Cube Trays, it’s simple, run a little water over the back of the tray before emptying it.

PROS

1. You can stack these trays easily in your freezer
2. 100% dishwasher safe
3. Makes 56 ice cubes at a time

CONS

1. You need to know the trick to get ice out easily
2. You can’t make good fat bombs in this product
3. Ice cubes are a little smaller than average


Ice Cube Trays, WETONG 2 Pack


You only get two trays in the WETONG Ice Cube Trays pack but they do make 74 ice cubes in total!

As you’d expect they’re made of silicone and there’s no BPAs in the mix at all.

WETONG 2 Pack

Quick Fact: The ice cubes that this tray makes are hexagonal not spherical or square! However, this does make it harder to fill than most trays too.

PROS

1. Comes with useful lids
2. Makes a lot of ice cubes
3. The ice cubes are super easy to get out

CONS

1. Hard to fill this product 
2. Hexagonal ice cubes are ⅓ the size off an ordinary ice cube
3. Your fingers get cold pushing out all the ice


Adoric Ice Cube Trays Silicone Set of 2


The Adoric Ice Cube Trays make large spherical ice cubes and while they’re not the cheapest tray, they are good value.

We like the black matt finish on these trays a lot too.

Adoric Ice Cube Trays Silicone Set of 2

Quick Fact: This tray comes with a built-in anti-leak cover to ensure well-formed ice balls.

PROS

1. Makes large ice balls
2. Comes with anti-leak cover
3. Can be placed in the dishwasher

CONS

1. Spheres are still not perfectly formed
2. A little more expensive than we’d like
3. Must sit flat in the freezer to avoid spilling water


Final Thoughts On Best Ice Cube Trays

We prefer to use an ice maker, when we can, because it’s more convenient but there’s no doubt that these best ice cube trays make excellent ice cubes.


If you find yourself in the middle of summer in need of a cool drink and there’s no refrigerator nearby then ice is always welcome.


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