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How To Make A Classic French Martini Cocktail

If you are looking for a classic french martini recipe look no further! This delicious cocktail drink is great for parties and girls night!

What is a Classic French Martini?

A classic French Martini is a cocktail made with vodka, Chambord liqueur, and pineapple juice. It is typically served in a martini glass. It’s a great classic cocktail made with fresh pineapple juice and tastes great in a chilled martini glass.

This traditional martini is great for special occasions as it’s one of those sweet drinks that makes you feel like you are in a bar in New York City.

Why is it called a French Martini?

The French Martini gets its name from the Chambord liqueur which is used in the drink. Chambord is a French liqueur that is made with fresh raspberries.

This is one of my favorite martini recipes and an easy idea for an amazing drink. It was super popular in the late 1980s served in a cocktail glass for a sophisticated cocktail.

What are the three types of martini?

The three types of martini are the classic, dirty, and dry.

What does Chambord taste like?

Chambord tastes like a black raspberry liqueur. This sparkling french martini can even be serve with a splash of champagne if you like on the top of the drink. This vodka martini will become a great addition to your favorite cocktails. If this is your first french martini you will enjoy making these easy cocktails.

Why are French Martinis so popular?

French Martinis are popular because they are a delicious and easy to make cocktail. They are also very refreshing and perfect for summertime parties. This classic recipe is a popular cocktail you can make in a cocktail shaker and add a lemon twist at the end.

Are French Martinis considered a fruity drink?

Yes, French Martinis are considered a fruity drink because of the pineapple juice and the Chambord liqueur. The original recipe calls for black raspberries so there is a delicious raspberry flavor. Make sure you have plenty of ice and a high quality vodka (like grey goose)f or this flavored martini.

What is the difference between a classic martini and a French martini?

The main difference between a classic martini and a French martini is the type of alcohol used. A classic martini is made with gin while a fruity French martini is made with vodka.

What ingredients do you need for this classic French Martini?

  • Vodka
  • Chambord 
  • Pineapple Juice 
  • Ice Cubes
  • Raspberries (garnish)

You won’t need any lemon juice but you can definitely add a squeeze of fresh lemon if you like! If you are looking for more drink recipes be sure to to check out the easy recipes below!

How To Make A Classic French Martini Cocktail
Yield: 1 drink

How To Make A Classic French Martini Cocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This super easy classic french martini recipe is so refreshing and perfect for anytime!


  • Vodka
  • Chambord
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Ice Cubes
  • Raspberries (garnish)


  1. Fill a shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Pour in 1oz Vodka.
  3. Add 2oz of pineapple juice.
  4. 1 oz Chambord.
  5. Shake.
  6. Pour into a martini glass.
  7. Garnish with fresh raspberries. 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 341Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 7mgCarbohydrates 48gFiber 1gSugar 40gProtein 1g

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