Straining a French Martini into a cocktail glass
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French Martini

Want to know how to make a French Martini? This popular cocktail only requires three ingredients - vodka, pineapple juice and Chambord. I have included the classic French Martini recipe plus a couple of variations.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: French Martini, French Martini Recipe
Servings: 1
Calories: 194kcal
Author: Lucy Parissi | Supergolden Bakes

Equipment

Ingredients

Classic French Martini

  • 60 ml | 2 fl oz | ¼ cup vodka
  • 15 ml | 1 tbsp Chambord liqueur
  • 60 ml | 2 fl oz | ¼ cup pineapple juice (no added sugar)
  • pineapple wedge to garnish

Frothy French Martini

  • 60 ml | 2 fl oz | ¼ cup vodka
  • 15 ml | 1 tbsp Chambord liqueur
  • 60 ml | 2 fl oz | ¼ cup pineapple juice (no added sugar)
  • 1 tbsp egg white
  • 4 fresh raspberries
  • pineapple wedge to garnish

Sparkling French Martini

  • 60 ml | 2 fl oz | ¼ cup vodka
  • 15 ml | 1 tbsp Chambord liqueur
  • 60 ml | 2 fl oz | ¼ cup pineapple juice (no added sugar)
  • Fresh raspberry to serve (optional)
  • Chilled Prosecco to top up

Instructions

Classic French Martini

  • Chill your martini or coupe glass by placing in the freezer for 10-15 minutes. Alternatively fill the glass with ice cubes before you start preparing the cocktail. Discard the ice just before serving.
  • Add all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Shake very vigorously for 30 seconds.
  • Strain the cocktail into the prepared glass, garnish with a small pineapple wedge and enjoy!

Frothy French Martini

  • Chill your martini or coupe glass.
  • Add all the ingredients apart from the garnish into an EMPTY cocktail shaker.
  • Shake vigorously to froth up the egg white - this is called dry shaking.
  • Add ice and shake for 30 seconds, until the cocktail shaker feels frosty.
  • Strain into your prepared glass.

Sparkling French Martini

  • Follow the instructions for a Classic French Martini.
  • Top your glass with chilled Prosecco or Champagne.
  • Ganish with a raspberry - drop into the glass.

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Notes

You can use Creme de Cassis or Creme de Mure for a French Martini variation.
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Nutritional information is always approximate, and will depend on quality of ingredients and serving sizes.

Nutrition

Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 78mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 6mg | Iron: 1mg