Limoncello Truly worth the time required to create this distinguished ice cold refreshing drink.

prep: 20 mins cook: 20 mins additional: 3 weeks total: 3 weeks Servings: 34 Yield: 34 (2 ounce) servings


  • 10 lemons
  • 1 liter vodka
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 4 cups water


    Step 1

    Zest the lemons, and place zest into a large glass bottle or jar. Pour in vodka. Cover loosely and let infuse for one week at room temperature.

    Step 2

    After one week, combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Do not stir. Boil for 15 minutes. Allow syrup to cool to room temperature.

    Step 3

    Stir vodka mixture into syrup. Strain into glass bottles, and seal each bottle with a cork. Let mixture age for 2 weeks at room temperature.

    Step 4

    Place bottled liqueur into the freezer. When icy cold, serve in chilled vodka glasses or shot glasses.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 132 calories; protein 0g; carbohydrates 17.6g; fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 1.1mg.


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