• Stephanie Brand

French Martini

Updated: Apr 9

A quick and easy recipe for a non traditional martini.

Traditionally, martinis are made with gin and vermouth and this one has neither of those ingredients. This cocktail is a fruity blend that makes me dream of drinking it on the beach in Saint- Tropez. It may be far from what people define as a true martini but, it is a cocktail that deserved to be recognized nonetheless.

“I never go jogging, it makes me spill my martini.” - George Burns

A fun fact about this cocktail is that it was actually created in New York but was given its name due to the use of the French raspberry liqueur, Chambord.

French Martini Recipe

Now that you know a little bit about the history behind this cocktail, lets make it! With only three ingredients, this is easy to make and a sure way to impress your friends.

  • 1 ounce of pineapple juice

  • .25 ounces of Chambord

  • 2 ounces of vodka

Add ice to all of these ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake it, and strain into a frosted a martini glass. Once you have on of these, you'll be wishing you were in Saint Tropez too!

For a "How To" video of this #FrenchMartiniRecipe as well as other #CocktailRecipes, follow @shaken_or_stirred on TikTok!

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