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Limoncello Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patti Turcotte
Added: Monday, March 9, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 medium lemons
1 L (4 cups) water
1 L 40% alcohol
500 g sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Wash and dry lemons well. Remove zest (yellow only).
Allow to soak in alcohol 48 hours to 4 days.
Bring water to a boil, add sugar, stir to dissolve, then allow to cool.
Strain the alcohol through cheese cloth, throw away the zest.
Pour liquid in to clean dry bottles.
Seal. Keep in a dark dry room.
Wait 2 months before drinking.
Serve chilled from the freezer.
Try with tangelos - great!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great apperitif.

 

 

 

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