Drink Of The Week - Medal Cocktails

No matter what place your favorite athelete ends up, you will always be a winner with one of these 3 cocktails at your next Olympics party!

Edible powders are found at bakery/cake decorating stores. Your local craft store probably has it in the cake decorating section. Each recipe serves one and is courtesy of CocktailTimes.com

Gold Cocktail
2 1/2 Stolichnaya Elit vodka
1 1/2 oz coconut Rum
garnish: 1 tsp shredded coconut, edible gold powder

1. Coat bottom of martini glass with gold powder.

2. Combine remaining ingredients into a shaker with ice and strain into gold-coated martini glass. The gold powder should float to the top. Sprinkle extra powder to deepen color and garnish with coconut flakes.

Silver Cocktail
2 oz rum
2 oz cupuacu puree
splash of fresh lime juice
garnish: lime wedge, edible silver powder

1. Coat bottom of martini glass with silver powder.

2. Combine remaining ingredients into a shaker with ice and strain into silver-coated martini glass. The silver powder should float to the top. Sprinkle extra powder to deepen color and garnish with lime wedge.

Bronze Cocktail
1 1/2 oz Kahlua
2 oz Monte Cristo 12-year
1/2 oz Grand Marnier
garnish: coffee beans, edible bronze powder

1. Coat bottom of martini glass with bronze powder.

2. Combine remaining ingredients into a shaker with ice and strain into bronze-coated martini glass. The bronze powder should float to the top. Sprinkle extra powder to deepen color and garnish with coffee beans.

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