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Does the Ice Cube Maker Genie work?

Posted at 7:08 AM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 09:20:38-05

John from Scottsdale asked us to try the Ice Cube Maker Genie to see if it will really give you ice at ease.

It’s a compact ice cube maker that is supposed to save freezer space by replacing regular ice cube trays.

I paid about $20 for it on Amazon. So, let's see if it's worth the cash.

The instructions are on the box, but I'll admit, I had to go online for clearer instructions.

I added water, put the chamber inside, and put it in the freezer.

At the same time, I made ice using a regular tray.

After two and a half hours, both methods made ice.

So, both ways worked, but I can't say the Ice Cube Maker Genie was easier, and it didn’t make much ice at all.

But, another claim is it will keep your drinks cold for hours and even hold a pint of ice cream.

So, I have two pints. I put one in the Ice Cube Maker Genie, and set the other on the counter for about an hour.

Although the ice cream that sat on the counter was a little soupier, it wasn’t much of a difference.

So how does the Ice Cube Maker Genie rank on our Bull or No Bull meter? I'm going with Bull!

Here are my observations...

It does make ice, but it takes a lot of effort to get the chamber out, taking away the ease factor.

It also makes very small batches of ice.

Now for the price? You can buy five ice trays with lids for the price of one Ice Cube Maker Genie.

I don't think it's worth the cost.

You decide.