Limoncello, a delicious Italian liqueur, on the rocks or straight up. The perfect summertime on the patio, after dinner liqueur.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 5 cups
- 4 lemons (remove the peel no white if possible, I used a potato peeler and it worked really well)
- 2 cups vodka
- 2 cups water
- 1-1 1/2 cups sugar
In a large jar (that closes tightly) add the peel (no white if possible) and vodka, close the jar tightly and let sit 12 days. Swirl the ingredients once a day.
After the 12 days, boil the water and sugar until sugar dissolves about 5 minutes, let cool. Meanwhile strain through a sieve the alcohol and lemon mixture, then add the strained mixture with the cooled sugar and water syrup, mix. Let sit for a day or two at room temperature. Refrigerate for at least 5 hours before consuming. Serve straight up or over ice. Lasts up to a month. Enjoy!
Calories: 479kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 45.8mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.5mg