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a recipe by
Lorraine Passero
The Villages, FL

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serves 7 cups
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For limencello

  • 10 sm
  • 1 bottle
    750 -ml volka
  • 3 1/2 c
  • 2 1/2 c

How To Make limencello

  • 1
    using a vegetable peeler, remove peel from lemons in long strips (reserve lemons for other use) remove pith from peels
  • 2
    Place peels and Vodka in a large 2 quart pitcher cover with plastic wrap. steep for four days or longer at room temperature
  • 3
    stir water and sugar in large sauce pan over medium heat until sugar dissolves ( about 5 min)
  • 4
    cool completely and then pour sugar mixture over vodka mixture let stand overnight strain limoncello through a mesh strainer . discard peels. pour into bottle. seal bottles and refrigerate until cold at least 4 hours or up to one month