What Is the Recipe for a French Martini?


A French martini is an alcoholic drink that combines vodka and fruit juice, typically pineapple juice, that is served in a martini glass. The recipe for making a French martini takes a few minutes and requires a few simple steps. It is recommended that this drink be served in a chilled glass, which can be chilled in a refrigerator before use.

French Martini

Use the following recipe to start pleasing your guests with your bartending skills in no time.


  • 1.5 parts vodka
  • 0.5 parts Chambord Liqueur
  • 2 parts pineapple juice
  • ice cubes
  • Raspberries to be used for garnish
  1. Place ingredients
  2. Place all ingredients except the raspberries in a Boston shaker. A Boston shaker is a two part shaker consisting of a metal tin and a glass.

  3. Add ice and shake
  4. Add the ice cubes to the shaker and shake the ingredients together.

  5. Strain the ingredients
  6. Fine strain the mixed ingredients into a martini glass that has been chilled.

  7. Garnish and serve
  8. Garnish the drink with a raspberry and serve.

For those interested in a pineapple juice beverage that does not contain alcohol, the Gentle Sea Breeze is an alternative. This drink contains 2 parts pineapple juice, like the French martini, but instead of alcohol it contains 6 parts cranberry juice. The juices are added to a highball glass with crushed ice and stirred. A lime wedge can be added for garnish before serving to guests.

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