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.
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
- Place ingredients
- Add ice and shake
- Strain the ingredients
- Garnish and serve
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.
Add the ice cubes to the shaker and shake the ingredients together.
Fine strain the mixed ingredients into a martini glass that has been chilled.
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.