Just finished making it,must sit for 5 days,so I'll let you know on the 4th how it was received.
This recipe is from the Food Network.
- 10 lemons
- 750-ml bottle vodka
- 3 1/2 c water
- 2 1/2 c sugar
How to Make Limoncello
- 1Using a vegetable peeler,remove the peel from the lemons in long strips.Using a small sharp knife,trim away the white pith from the lemon peels;discard the pith. Place the lemon peels in a 2-quart pitcher. Pour vodka over the peels and cover with plastic wrap. Steep the lemon peels in the vodka for 4 days at room temperature.
Stir water and sugar in a large saucepan over medium heat till sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Cool completely. Pour the syrup over the vodka. Cover and let stand at room temperature overnight. Strain thru a mesh strainer. Discard peels. Transfer to bottles,seal bottles and chill 4 hours to 1 month.