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Lime-Oncello Spritzers With Mint

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Plan ahead for the party if you want to make this. It's from Giada De Laurentiis and sounds really good. Toast anyone?

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makes 2 1/2 qts (time is actually 169 hrs of sitting)
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2 lb
limes (about 10 large)
(750 ml) bottle 100% proof vodka
2 1/2 c
2 1/2 c


ice cube
1 c
fresh mint leaves
1 c
club soda

How to Make Lime-Oncello Spritzers With Mint


  • 1To make limoncello:
  • 2Using a vegetable peeler, remove the peel from the limes in long strips (reserve the limes for another use).
  • 3Place the lime peels in a 1-quart jar.

    Pour the vodka over the peels and screw on the lid.

    Steep the lime peels in the vodka for 1 week at room temperature.
  • 4Stir the sugar and water in a large saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes.

    Cool completely, then stir in the vodka mixture.
  • 5Strain the liquids into bottles, pressing on the peels to extract as much liquid as possible.

    Seal the bottles and refrigerate until cold, at least 4 hours and up to 1 month.
  • 6To make spritzers:
  • 7Fill 4 tall glasses halfway with ice.

    Add the mint leaves.

    Using the handle of a wooden spoon, coarsely crush the mint leaves into the ice.
  • 8Pour some limoncello over, and stir to blend.

    Add a splash of club soda and serve.

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About Lime-Oncello Spritzers With Mint

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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