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Bramble cocktail

How to Crush Ice

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: Varies


Here’s how to crush ice: the easy way! It makes the perfect powdery crushed ice for cocktails and mixed drinks.


  • Ice cubes
  • Cold water


  1. Add the ice to a blender. Add cold water to cover about half the ice. Pulse until the majority of the ice forms chunks about 1/4” in size.
  2. Dump the mixture into a mesh strainer. If necessary, pick out larger chunks of ice. Store the crushed ice in the freezer.
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Cocktials
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: How to crush ice