French Martini
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Quick and Easy French Martini in 5 step

The French Martini, a classic cocktail in the history of cocktail culture, is a blend of vodka, pineapple juice, and Chambord. Originating in the 1980s, it takes a modern approach, incorporating fruity flavors. Bartender Chambord, a premium black raspberry liqueur from France, is credited with its creation. The drink gained popularity in New York City in the late 20th century.

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Main components:

  1. Vodka: The foundation of the French Martini, vodka provides a neutral base for the other flavors to shine. Choose a high-quality vodka to ensure a smooth and clean taste.
  2. Pineapple Juice: Sweet and tangy, pineapple juice adds a tropical twist to a French martini, balancing the richness of Chambord.
  3. Chambord: This luxurious black raspberry liqueur is the star of the show, giving the cocktail a deep purple color and delicious fruit flavor. Chambord made from a blend of raspberries, blackberries and other fruits adds complexity and depth to the drink.
  4. Ice: It is essential to chill the ingredients and dilute the cocktail to the perfect strength level.

French Martini Recipe:


French Martini

French Martini

Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Drinks/Cocktails
Cuisine French
Servings 4 people
Calories 190 kcal


  • Cocktail shaker
  • Ice cubes
  • Martini glasses
  • 8 oz vodka
  • 4 oz Chambord
  • 8 oz pineapple juice
  • Fresh raspberries or lemon twist for garnish optional


  • For a lighter version, you can use diet pineapple juice or reduce the amount of Chambord.
  • Feel free to adjust the ingredients according to your taste preferences.
  • Experiment with different garnishes for a personalized touch.
  • Remember to drink responsibly.
Keyword Cocktail, Mixed Drink, Martini, Pineapple Juice

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  • 40 ml of vodka
  • 20 milliliters of Chambord liqueur
  • 60 ml of pressed pineapple juice
  • Pineapple wedges (for serving)


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake vigorously for 5 to 8 seconds.
  3. Strain the drink so that no ice gets into the glass.
  4. Pour the strained drink into a cocktail glass and enjoy!

Fun Fact: It’s a simple yet potent blend of vodka, pineapple juice, Chambord liqueur and ice. Despite its fruity flavor, it packs a punch with 2 ounces of vodka in each glass. 

Here are some variations on the classic French martini recipe:

1. “Tropical Twist”:Tropical Twist

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 ounce coconut cream
  • 1/2 ounce Chambord
  • Pineapple wedges or cherries for garnish

2. French Kiss Martini:Tropical Twist 1

  • 1 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Chambord
  • 1/2 oz. Peach schnapps
  • 1/2 oz. Cranberry juice
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Tropical Twist 23. Raspberry Lemon French Martini:

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. Lemon syrup
  • 1/2 ounce Chambord
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Fresh raspberries for garnish

Tropical Twist 34. Blackberry Basil French Martini:

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. Blackberry liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce Chambord
  • Juice of 1/2-ounce lemon
  • Fresh basil leaves for muddling and garnish

Mix some fresh basil leaves in a shaker. Add vodka, blackberry liqueur, Chambord and lemon juice. Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of fresh basil for an herbal twist on the classic.

Tropical Twist 45. Pomegranate French Martini:

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 ounce Chambord
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • Pomegranate arils for garnish

Feel free to experiment with these variations and adjust the ingredients to suit your taste preferences. Whether you prefer a tropical flair, a fruity twist, or an herbal infusion, there’s a French Martini variety for everyone!

A few tips to help perfect your French Martini recipe:

1. Quality Ingredients: Use high-quality ingredients to ensure the best taste. Choose good-quality vodka, fresh pineapple juice, and premium Chambord or other fruit liqueurs.

2. Chill your glass: Place your martini glass in the freezer for a few minutes before serving to make sure it’s nice and cold. A chilled glass will keep your French Martini fresh from the first sip to the last.

3. The Right Ratio: A classic French martini recipe typically uses a 2:1:1 ratio of vodka, chambord, and pineapple juice. However, feel free to adjust the ratio slightly to suit your taste preferences. If you like it more salty, add more Chambord. If you prefer it less sweet, add more vodka or pineapple juice.

4. Shake vigorously: When shaking your French Martini, shake it vigorously for about 15-20 seconds. This helps in mixing the ingredients well and cooling the drink to the perfect temperature.

5. Use fresh ingredients: Whenever possible, use fresh ingredients like freshly squeezed pineapple juice or fresh berries to make the dish. Fresh ingredients will give your French Martini a brighter and more vibrant flavor.

6. Experiment with Garnishes: Get creative with your garnishes to add visual appeal and extra flavor to your French Martini. Try garnishing with fresh berries, citrus twists or edible flowers for an elegant touch.

7. Serve immediately: French martinis are best enjoyed fresh, so be sure to shake and serve immediately. This ensures that the drink is at its peak flavor and temperature.

8. Presentation Matters: Take the time to beautifully garnish your French Martini and serve it in a stylish martini glass. A well-presented cocktail enhances the overall drinking experience and adds to the spirit of the occasion.

9. Try Different Variations: Don’t be afraid to experiment with different variations of the French Martini recipe. Whether it’s swapping vodka for gin or trying different fruit liqueurs, there are endless possibilities to explore.

10. Enjoy Responsibly: As always, remember to drink responsibly and watch your alcohol intake. French martinis can be delicious, but they can also be strong, so pace yourself and savor every sip.

With these tips in mind, you’ll be well on your way to making the perfect French martini every time. Cheers!

Here’s a delightful non-alcoholic version of the French Martini that captures the essence of the original while skipping the alcohol:

Virgin French Martini Recipe
• 60 ml of pineapple juice
• 30 ml of cranberry juice
• 15 ml raspberry syrup (or grenadine)
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• Fresh raspberries (for garnish)
1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Add pineapple juice, cranberry juice and raspberry syrup (or grenadine).
3. Stir well until cool.
4. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
5. Garnish with fresh raspberries.
• Use high quality pineapple juice for best taste.
• Adjust sweetness by adding more or less raspberry syrup.
• Serve in a chilled glass for martini elegance.
Enjoy your non-alcoholic French Martini! 🍹 Cheers.

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Some delightful non-alcoholic cocktails (mocktails) that you can enjoy without alcohol are:

1. Raspberry Mojito:

  • a refreshing blend of fresh raspberries, lime, mint and sparkling mineral water. Perfect for a fruity and zesty mocktail experience. Garnish with extra raspberries.

2. Don’t pitch, Dad:

  • Tasting notes: warm, spicy, autumnal. This mocktail combines roasted peach syrup, thyme syrup and chilled chai tea. It gets depth of flavor from nutmeg, cinnamon, peach, and thyme. Serve it hot or cold.

3. Easy NA Margarita:

  • a great margarita without alcohol. Mix lemon juice, orange juice, and simple syrup. Rim the glass with salt and garnish with a lime wheel.

4. Cold-Brew Coffee Lavender Mocktail:

  • Cold-brew coffee meets CBD-infused lavender bitters. A unique and aromatic non-alcoholic beverage is perfect for coffee lovers.

5. Whipped Frozen Lemonade:

  • a frosty and tangy treat made with lemon sorbet, ice, and a touch of sweetness. Perfect for hot days 4.

6. Elderberry Elixir Mocktail:

  • A bubbly and fruity concoction made with elderberry syrup, sparkling water, and a twist of lemon. Inspiring and dynamic.

7. Non-Alcoholic White Russian:

  • A vegan twist on the classic White Russian. Combine cold brew coffee, coconut milk, and a dash of vanilla syrup. Serve it over ice for a creamy delight.

Remember, mocktails can be just as fun and delicious as their alcoholic counterparts. Feel free to get creative and customize these recipes to your taste! 🍹 Cheers.

A perfect mocktail party for young guests is filled with colorful mocktails that will make their celebration unforgettable.

Cotton Candy Kiddy Mocktails:

  • This adorable mocktail is both sweet and visually captivating. Kids will love the magic of cotton candy!


  1. ¼ cup pink icing sugar
  2. 1 2-liter bottle strawberry soda
  3. Pink cotton candy
  4. Plastic champagne glasses
  5.  Cherries for garnish (optional)


  1. Wet the rim of each plastic glass and dip it in pink decorating sugar.
  2. Fill each glass with cotton candy.
  3. Pour strawberry soda into a glass and top with a cherry.

Winter Mocktail Milk Shooters:

Turn plain milk into a fun and colorful mocktail with this recipe.


  • 1 ½ cups of milk
  • Winter candy sprinkles
  • 2-ounce jello shot cup


  1. Fill a jello shot cup with milk.
  2. Add a sprinkle of candy to the milk.
  3. Allow the sprinkles to sit for a few minutes to dissolve and color the milk.

Watermelon Kiwi Sparkler:

This refreshing drink combines fresh watermelon and kiwi for a delightful surprise.


  • Fresh watermelon slices
  • Kiwi slices
  • Sparkling water or lemon-lime soda


  1. Mix watermelon slices and kiwi slices in a glass.
  2. Add ice and top with sparkling water or lemon-lime soda.

Virgin Pina Colada:

A tropical favorite without the alcohol.


  •  1 cup of pineapple juice
  •  ½ cup coconut milk
  •  Crushed ice
  •  Pineapple slices and maraschino cherries for garnish


  1. Blend pineapple juice and coconut milk with ice until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass and garnish with a pineapple slice and a cherry.

Blueberry Lemon Fizz:

Fizzy and tangy mocktails.


  • 1 cup blueberry juice
  • ½ cup lemonade
  • Club Soda
  • Fresh blueberries for garnish


  1. Mix blueberry juice and lemonade.
  2. Pour over ice and top with club soda.
  3. Garnish with fresh blueberries.

Remember to serve these mocktails in fun glasses or plastic cups and let the kids enjoy their special drinks! 🍹 Cheers to a fantastic kids party! 🎉


The French Martini, a true classic, is a beloved drink around the world, renowned for its elegant presentation and irresistible blend of flavors.

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