Super Bowl cocktails and olive oil cake

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Looking for the perfect drink to top off your Superbowl party? Mary Rodriguez of Diamond Girls Bartenders presented cocktails for guest supporting each team.

Super Bowl Cocktails

Frostbite Cocktail 

1 1/2 ounces tequila
1/2 ounce white chocolate liqueur
1/2 ounce blue curacao
1/2 ounce cream

Pour all ingredients into shaker, shake and strain into glass - Garnish with a maraschino cherry

Beast Mode Vodka

In a jar combine:
12 ounces vodka
1/2 cup of blue candy
In a second jar combine:
12 ounces vodka
1/2 cup of green candy
Shake vigorously for at least 10 seconds or until the skittles have dissolved into the vodka.  Strain into separate containers.


Olive Oil Cake

2 c all-purpose flour
1 3/4 c sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/3 c olive oil
1 1/4 c whole milk
3 large eggs
1/4 c orange juice
1/4 c Grand Marnier

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-inch cake pan with sides that are at least 2 inches deep. Line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper.
2. Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl; whisk to combine. Combine wet ingredients in a medium bowl; whisk to combine. Pour wet mixture into the bowl with the dry, and whisk together until just combined and no lumps are visible.
3. Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for approximately one hour (rotating the pan after 35 minutes), until the top of the cake is golden and a cake tester comes out clean.
4. Transfer the cake to a rack and cool in the pan for half an hour.
5. Run a knife around the edges of the pan and invert the cake onto a rack to cool completely.

Carter Holton of Sasha's Baking Co. demonstrated how to make a French 75. He even gave tips on how to rim the glass.