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Limoncello  Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Holly Genovese
Added: Friday, September 9, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 Meyer lemons, or a mixture of lemons and limes, peel only, no pith
2 liters light rum or vodka
6 cups sugar
3 cups water

3 sprigs lavender, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Put the lemon peels, lavender, if using, and rum or vodka in a container and let stand for 4 weeks.
Strain the mixture into a decanter.
Mix the sugar and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Let cool before adding to the rum mixture.
Serve in small aperitif glasses; Store in the freezer for up to 1 year


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
30 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep Time: 15 minutes ;Cook Time: 5 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can make this with any citrus. Use the best and freshest citrus possible. Fruit that has been in storage a long time gives a muddy taste to the drink.

 

 

 

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