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Limoncello (Lemon Liquor) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Cardillo
Added: Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 lemons
1 liter alcohol or vodka (95%)
700 grams sugar
1 1/2 liter water

Directions:
Directions:
Peel lemons. In a large container (one with a lid) place lemon peels, and alcohol. Cover and let macerate for 40 hours.

When the waiting period has ended, boil water and
sugar for a few minutes, and let cool. Pour cooled water and sugar mixture into the container with the lemon peels and alcohol. Remove peels and pour liquor through a sieve. Pour into bottle(s). Place into freezer and enjoy.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes plus 40 hr. wait time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very popular drink in Italy and Canada.
Very tasty after dinner cordial.

 

 

 

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