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The French Martini: A Fruity Martini Best Served Shaken, Not Stirred!

With vodka, raspberry liqueur, and pineapple juice, a French Martini is a great choice for those who like fruity cocktails and prefer their martinis shaken not stirred. Here’s how to make a French Martini.

French Martini Cocktail Recipe

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Recipe by Craig Comer Difficulty: Medium
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

10

minutes

A French Martini is a smooth cocktail made with vodka, Chambord raspberry liqueur, and pineapple juice, garnished with a lemon twist.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Vodka

  • 0.5 oz Chambord (Raspberry Liqueur)

  • 1.5 oz Pineapple Juice

  • Lemon Twist For Garnish

Directions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Pour the vodka, Chambord, and pineapple juice into the shaker.
  • Seal the shaker and shake vigorously for 15-20 seconds.
  • Using a Hawthorne Strainer, strain into a chilled martini glass.
  • Twist a slice of lemon peel over the drink to release the oils, and then drop it in the glass and serve.

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