Limencello Recipe

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Lorraine Passero


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7 cups
30 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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  • 10 small
  • 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

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About Limencello

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Italian

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