Do you have some silicone molds laying around that you only use for boring ice cubes? Check out these cool and creative silicone mold uses ideas to repurpose and give new life to those tools, while being fun and creative.
Repurposing tools and getting creative with kitchen equipment do not always comes naturally. Smoothie blenders are for smoothies, ice cube trays are for ice. But is that really true? Sometimes you need a spark of ideas to make the most of what you already have.
After this post, with these 10 innovative and creative silicone mold uses, you’ll have many actionable and realistic ideas to give more life to your food, tools, and kitchen equipment,
From food to beauty products, there are so many ways to make the most out of your silicone molds!
This post is all about creative and cool silicone mold uses.
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11 Genius Silicone Mold Uses:
1. Coffee/Soda Ice Cubes
Enjoy some cold drinks without loosing any taste. This is something you can freeze once and then store in a ziploc bag and forget about it. And, when you really need it, you’ll be thankful for it!
2. Freeze Food Leftovers
Wether its smoothies or pesto sauce, freeze anything in small serving and unfreeze next week (or next month) only the quantity you need. Zero waste and easy dinners!
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3. Homemade Jelo
Make some single-serving homemade jelo by repurposing and giving new uses to silicone molds. These cupcake molds are a must-have for so many kitchen aspects! If you don’t have them check them out on Amazon here.
4. Make some Chocolate Treats
Another use for silicone molds is chocolate treats! Making them is a fun activity in itself. And enjoy them, even more!
5. Make some Wax Melts & get into candle-making!
If you have an ice cube style silicone mold, it might be your big entrance into making homemade wax melts and candle-making. This tutorial shows quite well how to achieve this cute beeswax project.
6. Make Soap Bars and other beauty products
Following the last point, here is an idea for how to use silicone molds for crafts. These can be used to achieve many types of homemade beauty and home products.
- Soap Bars
- Bath bombs
- Scrub bars
- Exfoliating soap bars
- Shampoo bars
And all homemade!
7. Preserve Fresh Herbs by freezing them
Either in some water or some olive oil, use a silicone ice cube tray to freeze and preserve for so much longer. Because fresh herbs are not available 24/7. Now they are! We’re talking Basil, Borage, Chives, Lemongrass, Mint (talk about having mojitos at hand 365 days a year!)… and so many more!
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8. Freeze Baby Food
This can be a real life-saver. If you have a lot of fresh fruit and veggies and want to batch-make baby food and save for later, freezing it in some ice cube mold is a great way. Eventually, you’ll understand how many ice cubes your baby eats and will unfreeze only that amount for each meal.
9. Small Concrete Projects
Silicone mold craft ideas? Yes please! If you have a silicone mold, you have a cement project. If you don’t have a cement mix, check this one out. Just add water!
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10. Bake omelettes in the oven
Looking for more cupcake silicone mold uses? This is a simple and easy meal idea, especially if you do not want to make dirty a frying pan and still achieve a tasty omelet. This recipe can be achieved in an oven or a microwave! If you still don’t have these single-serving reusable molds check them out here on Amazon for only $6.