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Limoncello Recipe

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Added: Thursday, April 26, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 lemons
4 cups of grain alcohol
3 1/2 cups sugar
6 cups water

Directions:
Directions:
1. Use a vegetable peeler to peel the zest from the lemons (the yellow/green outer layer of the lemon only, none of the white pith underneath).

2. Place the lemon zest (peels) in the alcohol. Seal and let sit for 3 daysat room temperature.

3. After 3 days, strain zest from the alcohol and discard zest. Reserve alcohol.

4. In a large pot, put water and sugar on medium-low heat (do not boil) until sugar dissolves. Add lemon-flavored alcohol. Stir.

5. Remove from the heat, let cool, place in bottles.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For best results, keep Lemoncello in the freezer. It won't solidify. It's traditioanlly servied in chilled small glasses.

 

 

 

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