You might think someone is overreacting when they complain that it’s hard to make an ice cube. It’s true! Especially if you need to smack your ice mold tray just to get the ice cubes out and use them.

The good news is that there are several trays available that make it easier to take out your ice cube. These molds are commonly made from food-grade silicone so you no longer need to shake nor use extra force to take them all out. Here are some of the best ice makers for cocktails that are affordable and easy to use.

1. Ticent Ice Cube Trays (Set of 2)
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Ticent Ice Cube Trays (Set of 2) gives you an option to which shape you prefer. This bundle comes with two trays - one for making ice cubes while the other allows you to create sphere-shaped ice. These trays are both made from 100% food-safe silicone that's BPA-free and approved by the FDA.

2. Kimex Sphere Ice Cube Maker Trays with 2 Drink Coasters
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Those looking for ice sphere molds should check out Kimex Sphere Ice Cube Maker Trays with 2 Drink Coasters. This ice mold tray is ideal for multiple uses - and not just for your cocktail ice. It can be used in making ice candy, frozen fruit juice and frozen lemonade among others. Its design produces large ice spheres with the largest coming with a diameter of 2.5 inches.

3. Samuelworld Ice Cube Tray
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The Samuelworld Ice Cube Tray allows you to keep your ice cubes safe from being contaminated by other things in your freezer. This ice mold tray comes with a lid, perfect when you are producing frozen soda, fruit shakes or herbs. Really, a good investment to come up with those amazing cocktails! Additionally, it is safe to use as it is made from 100% high-quality food-grade silicone that complies with standards set by the US FDA.

4. QiaKaa Death Star Wars Ice Mold
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QiaKaa Death Star Wars Ice Mold is for Star Wars fans who would like to infuse their fandom and personality to the drinks they'll be serving. This mold was designed to mimic that of the iconic Death Star ship seen in the famous movie franchise. Not only does it have a quirky design but it is also safe and effortless to use.

5. OMorc Ice Cube Trays 4 Pack
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The OMorc Ice Cube Trays 4 Pack offers an easy way to cool yourself down during a hot, humid day or when you just want to make things interesting with a cold cocktail. This ice cube mold is made from silicone and PP materials, which is safe for use. Its design can produce up to 14 equally sized ice cubes - great for parties. It also comes bundled with a cover to make sure there will be no spills or contamination.

6. Tovolo Inch Large King Craft Ice Mold
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The Tovolo Inch Large King Craft Ice Mold allows you to create extra-large 2-inch ice cubes. This ice mold tray is a piece of great equipment for bars and those with mini bars at home. It is made from quality materials that allow for slow melting, which makes perfect ice cubes for whiskeys, bourbons and Scotch.

7. TINANA Mini Ice Cube Trays
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The TINANA Mini Ice Cube Trays is not your usual ice cube mold. This one produces up to 42 mini ice cubes at a time - a good investment if you want a different way to cool up your drinks. Its material also allows for a quick release of the tiny ice cubes without the need for smacking which could damage or break your minute cubes.