Limoncello

    Limoncello

    90saves
    40min


    95 people made this

    About this recipe: Truly worth the time required to create this ice cold refreshing drink.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 34 

    • 10 lemons
    • 1 litre vodka
    • 600g caster sugar
    • 1 litre water

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Zest the lemons, and place zest into a large glass bottle or jug. Pour in vodka. Cover loosely and let infuse for one week at room temperature.
    2. After one week, combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil. DO NOT STIR. Boil for 15 minutes. Allow syrup to cool to room temperature.
    3. Stir vodka mixture into syrup. Strain into glass bottles, and seal each bottle with a cork. Let mixture age for 2 weeks at room temperature.
    4. Place bottled liqueur into the freezer. When icy cold, serve in chilled vodka glasses or shot glasses.

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    How long will this last? Want to make some later this Autumn as Christmas presies. - 10 Sep 2012

    GrenvilleMagness
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    great - 17 Oct 2016

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