Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.)

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  • 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.

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  • For syrup, in a medium saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring just to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Cool to room temperature.

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  • 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.

Tips

Prepare as directed. Using a slotted spoon, remove the lemon wedges (if present). Using a funnel, pour limoncello into clean bottles; secure lids. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

72 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 mg sodium. 11 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 0 g protein;

Reviews (2)

29 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
10/29/2016
I keep mine in the freezer (just like vodka).
Rating: Unrated
12/05/2014
. Just a question , how long will the lemoncello keep ?