Limoncello Recipe

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I want to make drinks for the 4th,so I decided to make limoncello. I always make lemonade so I thought I'd add a little kick to some of the drinks.
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.


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    10 lemons
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    750-ml bottle vodka
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    3 1/2 c water
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    2 1/2 c sugar

How to Make Limoncello


  1. Using 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.

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Course/Dish: Cocktails

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