Ciao Bella Limoncello

Ciao Bella Limoncello Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello

By
@CiaoBella

I love this recipe because Limoncello is so expensive you can make your own for a fraction of the cost. You don't need to use really expensive vodka either.

You can add it to chicken dishes, ice tea for a grown up taste or of course just for sipping over ice.

I actually give some away in decorative bottles as gifts at Christmas time. Takes a little time to make, but so worth it. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
7 Cups

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 4 c
    vodka
  • 1/2 c
    lemon rinds, about 8
  • 3 c
    water
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar

How to Make Ciao Bella Limoncello

Step-by-Step

  1. Using a potato peeler or sharp knife remove lemon rind. Try not to cut into the pith it will make you mixture bitter.
  2. Combine vodka and lemon rind in a non reactive bowl (glass), cover and let stand at room temp. for 2 weeks.
  3. Strain through a sieve into a bowl.
  4. In a saucepan combine water and sugar cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and cool to room temp.
  5. Add vodka mixture. Divide limoncello among sterilized bottle, and seal. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 year.

Printable Recipe Card

About Ciao Bella Limoncello

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Hashtags: #lemon, #vodka




Show 8 Comments & Reviews

9 Cocktails That'll Have You Toasting The New Year In Style Recipe

9 Cocktails That'll Have You Toasting the New Year in Style

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Let's get ready to party! New Year's Eve is right around the corner. Toast the new year with 9 festive cocktails.

22 Delicious Margarita Recipes

22 Delicious Margarita Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Know when to give up and when to have a margarita! From ridiculously delicious drinks to margarita-inspired food, these are the margarita recipes you want to try. Cheers!

Frozen Blue Whale Recipe

Frozen Blue Whale

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

This easy summer frozen drink will become your new favorite drink recipe!