Limoncello

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Makes:
56 servings
Prep:
25 mins
Chill:
overnight
Stand:
10 days
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Limoncello

Ingredients
10
large lemons
1
750 milliliter bottle vodka
3
cups sugar
2 1/2
cups water

Directions

  1. Scrub lemons with a vegetable brush. Using a vegetable peeler, carefully cut enough of the yellow peel away from the white pith to make 2 cups lemon peel. (If desired, juice lemons and reserve for another use.)
  2. In a large glass pitcher or bowl, combine the 2 cups lemon peel and the vodka. Cover tightly and let stand in a cool, dry place for 10 days, gently swirling the mixture in the pitcher each day. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve; discard lemon peel. Return the lemon-infused vodka to the pitcher.
  3. For syrup, in a medium saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring just to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Pour syrup into the lemon-infused vodka; stir to combine. Cover and chill overnight. Pour limoncello through a funnel into clean bottles; secure lids. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

(Limoncello)
    Per serving:
  • 72 kcal cal.,
  • 1 mg sodium,
  • 11 g carb.,
  • 11 g sugar
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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