Make two specialty cocktails devised by Sandra Lee that will make your Academy Awards party extra sweet

By Linda Marx
February 26, 2011 11:00 AM

Can’t make to Elton John’s annual AIDS Foundation Academy Awards gala this year? Don’t fret. You can still get a taste of the party.

While John will welcome a who’s who of A-listers, including David and Victoria Beckham, who are acting as chairs of the event, alongside Taylor Swift, Hugh Jackman and Miley Cyrus.

The event will go down at the Pacific Design Center on Sunday and will feature food by Chef Ludo Lefebvre. As for the drinks, well, Food Network personality Sandra Lee has dreamed up several cocktails for the soiree – and now you can make them yourself at your own home Oscar bash.

Want to make the drinks? Check out the recipes below:

• 4 oz. cranberry juice
• 1 oz. Ciroc vodka
• ½ oz. Godiva chocolate raspberry vodka
• ice cubes
• cranberries

In a glass, combine juice, vodka, and chocolate raspberry vodka. Add ice. Garnish with cranberries.

Lee also created another fruit-based cocktail.

• 1 oz. Ciroc vodka
• 1 oz. pineapple juice
• 1 oz. white cranberry juice
• ice cubes
• raspberries

In a glass, combine juice and vodka. Add ice. Garnish with raspberries.

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