How To: Make Limoncello

This limoncello can be mixed into cocktails or enjoyed on its own.

One:

Put the zest of 10 fresh lemons in a large pitcher, cover with 1 bottle (750ml) of vodka of your choice. Let this steep for 2 weeks at room temperature.

Two:

Add 2½ cups of sugar to 3 cups of water and heat in a saucepan until dissolved. Turn off heat, and once cool, pour the syrup over the vodka mixture.

Three:

Cover and let stand overnight. Strain the mixture and discard the zest. Refrigerate until cold and enjoy.

Published on March 16, 2012
Topics: Cocktail Techniques


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